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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

Dr. Thomas Namey
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Arthritis (Definition)

Arthritis is progressive degeneration of one or more joints. Symptoms may include joint pain, swelling, decreased motion, and stiffness. The two most common types of arthritis are osteoarthritis, which is associated first with articular cartilage breakdown with a component of inflammation, and rheumatoid arthritis, which is a systemic autoimmune disorder that affects joint linings first and secondarily ...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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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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What is the definition or description of: turf toe?

What is the definition or description of: turf toe?

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 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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What can I do if my turf toe is not healing?

What can I do if my turf toe is not healing?

Need to be exam: If you gave it some time and had it treated by taping nsaids, etc. Was a xray done to rule out any pathology. Please get exam by a professional. ...Read more

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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?

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

Dr. Ralph Wharton
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Turf Toe (Definition)

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 ...Read more


Dr. Robert Lowe
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Painful Joints (Definition)

That term is not really a specific diagnosis, but rather somewhat of a general term. The medical term is arthralgias, which implies pain in multiple joint possibly coming from a single cause. Don't hesitate to be seen and evaluated for ...Read more