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How to tape a broken toe?

How to tape a broken toe?

Tape to next toe: taping a broken toe next to the neighboring toe helps to stabilize it while healing ...Read more

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Dr. Hubert Lee
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Toe Fracture (Definition)

Toe fracture describes the fracture or break of a bone in the toes. Patients with toe fractures may have significant pain, swelling, bruising, or ...Read more


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What to do for a broken toe?

What to do for a broken toe?

Broken toe: If it does look deformed and it's one of the smaller toes you can tape it to an adjoining toe for support. You also need to wear an open toe shoe or a wide shoe. Otherwise you need an evaluation by a doctor. ...Read more

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What could I do to stop the pain in my broken toe?

What could  I do to stop the pain in my broken toe?

Rest: Depending on which toe is broken you may be able to splint it. You should have an xray to determine if it is in the right position. Sometimes buddy taping actually opens up a fracture site making it worse. Of course get off your feet and wear comfortable shoes. ...Read more

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How can I stay in shape with a broken toe?

How can I stay in shape with a broken toe?

No impact: When you injure the foot, it can be hard to not want to work out. As a patient under someone's care for a broken toe, i would hesitate to advise you to exercise at this time. However, upper body workouts are ok, swimming is ok and so is pilates/yoga. Restrictions are those that directly affect the foot involved, and absolutely no impact exercises period. No treadmill or elliptical. ...Read more

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How long should I keep my broken toe taped?

How long should I keep my broken toe taped?

Toe fracture : Fractures usually take minimum of 6 weeks to heel. Need x-ray to see if its healed. ...Read more

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Will i need crutches for a broken toe?

Depends: It will depend on the type of broken toe you have. There are some fractures that will need to avoid weight bearing and those typically will need crutches. ...Read more

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How can you heal a broken toe?

See below: Splint the toes together to decrease motion. You just need to wait should take 4-6 weeks. ...Read more

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Toes (Definition)

Toes are the digits at the ends of the feet, most people have 10 and they normally ...Read more