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How to heel sprained toe?

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Dr. Ahmad M Hadied
Orthopedic Surgery
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In brief: Give it some rest

Tape the sprain toe to the toe next to it, wear lose shoe to minimize the pressure on it, less walking if possible.
Good luck. Thank you.

In brief: Give it some rest

Tape the sprain toe to the toe next to it, wear lose shoe to minimize the pressure on it, less walking if possible.
Good luck. Thank you.
Dr. Ahmad M Hadied
Dr. Ahmad M Hadied
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In brief: Splinting

Like any other injury it needs to be immobilized use tape to splint the toe to the toe next to it.
Use a piece of cotton between the toes when splinting them. Ice for 15 minutes may help to reduce swelling if present.

In brief: Splinting

Like any other injury it needs to be immobilized use tape to splint the toe to the toe next to it.
Use a piece of cotton between the toes when splinting them. Ice for 15 minutes may help to reduce swelling if present.
Dr. Arnold Beresh
Dr. Arnold Beresh
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Dr. Nicholas Nomicos
General Practice

In brief: RICE

Rest, ice, compression, elevate compression isn't the easiest on a toe, but rest, ice and elevate for a couple days are usually all that are needed for a toe.
If not better in a couple days or if it's getting worse, see your doctor - i've discovered fractured toes a couple times when they didn't heal as quickly as a sprain should have.

In brief: RICE

Rest, ice, compression, elevate compression isn't the easiest on a toe, but rest, ice and elevate for a couple days are usually all that are needed for a toe.
If not better in a couple days or if it's getting worse, see your doctor - i've discovered fractured toes a couple times when they didn't heal as quickly as a sprain should have.
Dr. Nicholas Nomicos
Dr. Nicholas Nomicos
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