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Please help! what is the most comfortable toe splint you can get for correcting toe alignment after surgery?
Comfort: Is dependent on the person wearing it. What works well for one may not for another. Are you referring to hammertoe surgery? Or bunion surgery? If bunions, darco makes a nice product called the great toe splint. For hammertoes, i usually bandage with coban for the patients for first 4 weeks, by then, they copy my technique if they want to continue strapping. ...Read more
When not bearing weight my big toe overlaps the 2nd toe. No pain or visible bumps. Would a toe splint worn at night help?
61 yr. female; avid swimmer: avulsion fr. in big toe: no pain splint and crutches when can I return to swimming?
What can be done for a broken toe that was not splinted, now many years later it is humped and painful?
I broke my pinky toe and the doctor splinted it to the two toes next to it. It seemed to hurt more. When i removed the tape it was dark at the base. ?
Bruising: Bruising is normal with fractures. Sounds like your doctor was trying to immobilize your pinkie toe by splinting. Sometimes the homeopathic remedy arnica 30c (available in health food stores) will help reduce the bruising and swelling. ...Read more
3 weeks ago, I was diagnosed to have a fracture in a form of split in the middle phalanx of my right leg big toe and put a splint. Should I remove it?
Buddy toe splint: Take sports tape or coban and wrap the affected toe three times and then wrap the adjacent toe medial or laterally three times. This only applies to toes 2 thru 5. If its the big toe, wrap the big toe three times and then wrap around the midfoot. Do not wrap it over the adjacent toe. This is due to the independent motion of the big toe vs other lesser toes. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Right away: If you have a broken toe, it needs to be splinted right away. Buddy taping is frequently used. Sometimes a walking boot may be helpful to further immobilize it or a surgical shoe. If it is to be casted, it may wait 2-3 days for the swelling to diminish, so it would not hand loose, however, it is to be splinted right away one way or another. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer