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What is involved in rehab for a broken toe?

What is involved in rehab for a broken toe?

Maybe not much!: Depending on the toe, pehaps not much for rehab. If it is a 5th toe you would ususally not do much. If it is a great toe or a middle toe, maybe! this would depend on what the therapy was for. Is it postoperative after wires or plates or screws? Usually a broken toe is splinted and when healed, you are done. There may be instances where restoration of motion would be more important & need pt. ...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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How can you heal a broken toe?

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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Is a broken toe serious or not?

Depends: It depends on how severe the break is. If the toe is very crooked it may need to be reset. Otherwise just immobilize it and it should heal fine. If the break goes into a joint it will create an arthritic issue for you. ...Read more

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What can I do to fix my broken toe?

What can I do to fix my broken toe?

Ice,rest,: Broken toe can be painful, i hope you hade xrays and it showed the break.It is treated by spliniting it to the next toe and heals pretty fast if the break is simple and there is no diplacement , if displaced see orthpedic take some pain pills and put ice on it and avoid putting pressure on it, you can wear sneakers with padding to avoid contact and pressure if not xrayed get it done. ...Read more

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Are crutches needed for a broken toe?

Are crutches needed for a broken toe?

Toe fractures: Toe fractures usually do not need crutches if the fracture is non displaced. However, if the fracture is displaced and an implant is used to fix the fracture, there may be need to be off weight bearing using a roller device or crutches. Discuss with your Podiatrist who will explain to you if you need crutches. ...Read more

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Will i need crutches for a broken toe?

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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What should I do to cure a broken toe?

DPM: Hi: an x-ray is really the only way to determine what kind of fracture has occurred and the best method for treatment. Please seek out a podiatrist and not treat this on your own. ...Read more

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Will i need crutches for a broken toe?

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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Dr. Jay Rosenfeld
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Rehab (Definition)

Rehab is an abbreviation for rehabilitation. Rehabilitation is the process of restoring one back to good physical or mental health ...Read more


Toes (Definition)

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