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Dr. Brad Goldenberg
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Turf Toe (Overview)

A hyper extension of the toes usually metatarsal phalangeal joints.


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Are the symptoms of turf toe severe?

Are the symptoms of turf toe severe?

Depends : On degree of turf toe. It can be extremely painful depending how much damage was done and worst cases need surgery but most need immobilization and need to be in walking boot. Need MRI to tell what degree it is so see your local podiatrist. ...Read more

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Dr. Brad Goldenberg
45 doctors shared insights

Turf Toe (Overview)

A hyper extension of the toes usually metatarsal phalangeal joints.


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Turf toe sprain is causing cold feet, what should I do?

Turf toe sprain is causing cold feet, what should I do?

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

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How do you treat turf toe?

How do you treat 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 more

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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

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Turf toe. Need inserts for dress shoes. What OTC material is best? Gel, foam? Pain exacerbated recently.

Go w/ rigid support: Believe it or not, you should buy something that will provide rigid support of the joint. The rigid support will prevent the toe from hyperextending while the tendons/ ligaments have a chance to heal. (www.Drmarkgalland.Com 10/16/2012). ...Read more

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How do you treat 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 more

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Are the symptoms of turf toe severe?

Depends : On degree of turf toe. It can be extremely painful depending how much damage was done and worst cases need surgery but most need immobilization and need to be in walking boot. Need MRI to tell what degree it is so see your local podiatrist. ...Read more

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What can done to ease the pain of "turf toe?"

What can done to ease the pain of "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.  (www.Drmarkgalland.Com 10/16/2012). ...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