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Medicine For Turf Toe
Rest/ immobilize: Ice and anti-inflammatory medications may help control the pain. Unfortunately the best treatment for turf toe is rest. In severe cases, the use of crutches and complete avoidance of weight bearing may be required. you may also wish to look into a rigid insert to immobilize the joint. ((www.Drmarkgalland.Com 10/16/2012). ...Read moreSee 3 more doctor answers
Rest/ immobilize: Ice and anti-inflammatory medications may help control the pain. Unfortunately the best treatment for turf toe is rest. In severe cases, the use of crutches and complete avoidance of weight bearing may be required. (www.Drmarkgalland.Com 10/16/2012). ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Hyper extension: Hyper extension of the toes usually metatarsal phalangeal joints. Commonly the 1st toe is affected more the rest since most of the body weights goes through this joint. It is termed turf toe since most football players get this this. Usually when the toe severely and suddenly dorsiflexed this happens. Ice, rest, strapping and possible steroid injections help. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Turf toe sprain: Were casting and surgery involved? Usually I tell patients with sprains that they may take longer than a fracture to heal or over 6 weeks, especially if reinjury occurs. Think about what might be causing repeat injury and see your othopedic specialist or podiatrist for follow up. http://www.webmd.com/fitness-exercise/turf-toe-symptoms-causes-and-treatments?page=2 ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
How to tell the difference between turf toe and broken? What are the treatments? How long for healing?
Xray : The only way to tell the difference is an X-ray. The treatment is essentially the same though. Buddy taping and rest until healed. ...Read more
I had turf toe before, but I'm not sure what is happening. My toe hurts like it is turf toe but it keeps coming back at random times pretty frequently?
Bad Foot Mechanics: Faulty foot mechanics or shoes commonly result in a lot of issues with the big toe joint. You need to see a podiatrist for further evaluation. ...Read more
Any experience with this: http://www.Myfootshop.Com/detail.Asp?Productid=732# for turf toe/spur at ball of foot on bottom? Good?
Turf toe keeps coming back and I keep making it worse and I can't even bend my toe. I'm in so much pain. What do I do? No treatments?since it's a toe?
Formal evaluation : You should see a doctor. The great toe is very important for walking and treating the problem is needed. Don't discount it because it is " only a toe". ...Read more
Are there orthotics that only support ball of foot/toes? Does it have to cover entire footbed? Spur in ball of foot/turf toe.
Could a turf toe injury (ignored for 1.5 years) be misdiagnosed/not noticed due to sesamoiditis (w/MRIs)? could that cause chronic pain in the area?
Tough to treat.: Sesamoiditis is considered to be just one component of a severe form of turf toe. Turf toe is just a term used to describe injury to the plantar structures of the big toe joint. One of the components are the sesamoids ant the tendon they sit in. Sesamoiditis, whether due to fracture, dislocation or inflammation is some times difficult to resolve and often requires either partial or total removal. ...Read more
It really : Should not. I am not sure if it is coincidental or not. A turf toe sprain is when essentially you sprain the joint capsule of the first mpj. This should not causeing both your feet to get cold. Shouldn't even cause one whole foot to get cold. I suggest you visit a foot doc or neurologist. ...Read more
I use voltaren (diclofenac) retard 100mg for my turf toe injury. It helps but is it safe to keep taking it for long?
Talk to your doctor: If you are tolerating the medication, and it is providing benefit you and your doctor can decide if the potential benefits outweigh the risks. All nsaids have a black box warning regarding cardiovascular risk. That being said, many patients safely use this medicine and other nsaids for months or years without problems. Also talk to your doctor about other options you have available. ...Read moreSee 3 more doctor answers