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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.

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1 TP, LO, AJ

2  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

3  Running And Jumping Repeatedly On Turf  Jamming The Toe  Bad Footwear

4  Stiffness  Swelling  Limited Range Of Motion  Pain  Discoloration

5  R.I.C.E (Rest, Ice, Compression, Elevation)  Anti-Inflammatory Medication  Special Footwear Inserts  X-Ray  Surgery  Short Leg Cast  Walker Boot

6  Proper Shoes  Switch To Grass Or Dirt Instead Of Turf

7  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.

8  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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