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What is Turf toe?

What is Turf toe?

  • Turf toe: A toe injury where the toe is suddenly bent in an upwards motion. The damage occurs in and around the joint that joins the big toe to the foot. It most often occurs when playing sport on artificial surfaces. Usually only the ligament is damaged but sometimes there may also be damage to the bone.

Turf toe: Introduction

Types of Turf toe:

Broader types of Turf toe:

How serious is Turf toe?

Prognosis of Turf toe: Most cases resolve without problems as long as the toe is rested sufficiently to allow healing. The healing process is usually quite lengthy (several weeks) but proper healing is important in preventing repeated injuries and complications.
Complications of Turf toe: see complications of Turf toe

What causes Turf toe?

Causes of Turf toe: see causes of Turf toe

What are the symptoms of Turf toe?

Symptoms of Turf toe: see symptoms of Turf toe

Complications of Turf toe: see complications of Turf toe

Turf toe: Testing

Misdiagnosis: see misdiagnosis and Turf toe.

How is it treated?

Doctors and Medical Specialists for Turf toe: Orthopedic Surgeon ; see also doctors and medical specialists for Turf toe.
Treatments for Turf toe: see treatments for Turf toe
Research for Turf toe: see research for Turf toe

Name of Turf toe

Main name of condition: Turf toe


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