Presentation on theme: "TP, LO, AJ. Turf Toe Is An Injury Where You Tear The Capsule Surrounding The Joint At the Base Of The Toe. This May Lead To: ◦ Instability/Dislocation."— Presentation transcript:
Turf Toe Is An Injury Where You Tear The Capsule Surrounding The Joint At the Base Of The Toe. This May Lead To: ◦ Instability/Dislocation Of The Joint At The Base Of The Toe ◦ Accelerated Cartilage Wear Of The Big Toe ◦ Arthritis Of The Big Toe
Running And Jumping Repeatedly On Turf Jamming The Toe Bad Footwear
Stiffness Swelling Limited Range Of Motion Pain Discoloration
R.I.C.E (Rest, Ice, Compression, Elevation) Anti-Inflammatory Medication Special Footwear Inserts X-Ray Surgery Short Leg Cast Walker Boot
Proper Shoes Switch To Grass Or Dirt Instead Of Turf
Three Weeks Of Rest Should Occur To Allow The Joint Capsule To Heal. Special Inserts May Be Used To Limit The Range Of Motion From Further Damage On The Joint Capsule Ask Doctor To Evaluate Your Feet For Possible Inserts To Control Motion Of The Inflamed Joint.
If A Player Returns To Early To Their Sport After A Turf Toe Injury, The Injury May Come Back. Bone Spurs May Occur Which Severely Limit The Range Of Motion Of The Toe Joint. If Bone Spurs Occur, Surgery May Be Needed.
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