Trauma to nerve
When you stub your toe it is actually blunt force trauma to all the tissues in toe.
The injury may not be bad enough to fracture
bone but it can result in contusion-a 'deep bruise' to the soft tissues-skin muscle, tendon and nerves in the toe. Unlike the other tissues, nerve
healing can take months. If the nerve was not severed, as happens in cuts to toe, the numbness