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TURF TOE Its More serious they you think!. Anatomical structures (Muscles) Over 100 muscles, tendons Tibialis Anterior- Dorsiflexes foot and inverts foot.

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1 TURF TOE Its More serious they you think!

2 Anatomical structures (Muscles) Over 100 muscles, tendons Tibialis Anterior- Dorsiflexes foot and inverts foot. Tibialis Posterior- Plantar flexes foot Extensor Hallucis Longus- extends big toe and dorsiflexes foot. Extensor Digitorum Longus- extends toes and dorsiflexes foot.

3 Anatomical structures (Bones) Each foot has 26 bones!!!! Some of the important bones are: Tibia Fibula Talus Calcaneus Navicular 1-3 Cuneiforms Cuboid 1-5 Metatarsals 1-5 phalanges

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6 Mechanism Of Turf Toe Turf Toe occurs when the great toe bends severely upwards and it injury's the soft tissue around the great toe. This is one think any player wants to hear because this basically makes the foot useless in sports. The symptoms for turf toe are swelling and pain at the metatarsophalangeal (MTP) joint of the big toe, along with the 1 st metatarsal bone, and having pain and tenderness when bending or stretching the big toe. If the athlete doesn’t look after this injury then he/she could develop Hallux Limitus.

7 Things to do after Turf Toe Ice Toe immediately Tape It up (See Picture!!!) P.R.I.C.E. See a Pro. Use a Brace or Crutches or get a shoe that prevents bending.

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9 Ways to diagnose turf toe! The doctor will ask you to explain how you hurt your foot as best as you can, if you play a sport, the type of shoes you wear, and/or your history of foot injuries. Comparing the injured foot to the uninjured. Looking for the pattern and location of the swelling. The doctor will then ask you to get an imaging test, like an X-ray, MRI, Bone scan, and/or CT Scan. The doctor will then make the diagnoses based on the test results and physical examination.

10 What Can the Pro do? The Doc could get you an X-ray Apply ultrasound or other electrotherapy treatment. After 2 to 4 days the athlete may be able to weight bear again. Tape the toe to prevent movement. Advise to go get rehab.

11 Rehab Rehab will range from anywhere from 1 to 4 weeks to complete. The rehab includes: An acute stage, ice and restriction of motion of the MTP Gently bend the toe as pain allows to restore range of motion of the MTP. Restore full range of motion. Restore lower body strength and endurance by aerobic training and strength train with no weights.

12 Reference Page pist/front/foot/turftoe.htmhttp://www.sportsinjuryclinic.net/cyberthera pist/front/foot/turftoe.htm Foot&Ankle/turf_-_toe.htmhttp://www.athleticadvisor.com/Injuries/LE/ Foot&Ankle/turf_-_toe.htm exercise/turf-toe-symptoms-causes-and- treatments One of the packets you gave us.


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