toe sprains

toe sprains

sprain of one or both LT collateral ligaments; characterized by local swelling, inflammation and pain on movement of associated metatarsophalangeal joint; associated with en pointe ballet dancing/accidental lateral abduction of fifth toe (e.g. catching it on a door frame/item of furniture whilst walking barefoot)
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Hamstring and toe sprains had hampered the 26-year-old's progress this season and led to her contemplating a premature retirement.