Toe Injury Articles

  • Black Toenail

    Black Toenail

    A black toenail or Subungual Hematoma is a common problem resulting from direct trauma and impact to the toe or overuse.

  • Ingrown Toenail

    Ingrown Toenail

    Ingrown toenail or onychocryptis is a common and frustrating cause pain, often caused by improper footwear not allowing the nail to grow properly, or due to poor nail cutting.

  • Hammer Toe

    Hammer Toe

    Hammer toe is a condition which causes one or more of the smaller toes to become bent upwards. The toe can be straightened but if ignored may become a permanent deformity.

  • Broken Toe

    Broken Toe

    Broken toes can be painful and usually occur as a result of severe impact or trauma to one of the phalanges bones which make up the toes although a stress fracture can occur gradually over time.

  • Dislocated Toe

    Dislocated Toe

    Dislocated toes usually occur from a direct trauma to the toe causing a severe sprain to the toe ligament with phalanges bones in the toe being displaced.