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A sprain or tear of the ligament and other fibrous tissue surrounding the joint between the metatarsal bone and proximal phalanx of the big toe, often caused by hyperextension during athletic play on a rigid surface.
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Management Ice, NSAIDS, immobilisation, rest, footwear designed for artificial turf, increased stiffness of shoe plus taping help to prevent hyperextension or hyperflexion of the MTP of great toe
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turf toeSports medicine A ligamentous sprain of the metatarsophalangeal–MTP joint of the great toe affecting athletes in various sports–baseball, football, soccer played on artificial turf Clinical Commonly presents as an intensely painful, swollen, red, accompanied by acute flexor and extensor tendinitis Treatment Ice, NSAIDS, immobilization, rest, footwear designed for artificial turf, ↑ stiffness of shoe plus taping help to prevent hyperextension or hyperflexion of the MTP of great toe. See Sports dermatology.
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turf toe(tŭrf tō)
Sprain and subsequent inflammation of the first metatarsophalangeal joint.
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