Toe Injury Articles

Broken toe

Broken Toe

Broken toes can be painful and usually occur as a result of severe impact or trauma. Stubbing your toe, or being stamped on are common causes of toe fractures. Symptoms Symptoms of a toe fracture include pain at which is felt instantly at the time of injury. Your toe may swell up quickly. Bruising may …

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Ingrown toenail

Ingrown Toenail

Ingrown toenail is also known as Onychocryptis. It is a common and frustrating cause of toe pain. Here we explain the signs, symptoms, causes, and treatment for ingrown toenails. Ingrown toenail symptoms It is usually the big toe or great toe that is affected. The sides of your nail will appear to grow downwards into …

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Dislocated Toe

Dislocated or fractured toes usually occur from direct trauma to the toe causing a severe sprain to the toe ligament with phalanges bones in the toe being displaced or fractured. There will be severe pain on impact and when trying to bend the toe. Seeing a doctor is recommended to ensure the bone is put …

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Hammer Toe

Hammer Toe

Hammer toe is a condition which causes one or more of the smaller toes to become bent upwards. Often caused by wearing shoes that are too small, early treatment is important to prevent permenant deformity. Signs and symptoms The toe appears bent or deformed. People with a hammer toe will often find that a corn …

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Black toenail

Black Toenail

A black toenail, also called Subungual Hematoma or jogger’s toe is a common sports injury. It is caused either suddenly by direct trauma, or gradually through repetitive rubbing inside shoes. Black toenail symptoms Your toenail appears black. Your toe may feel like it is throbbing. Eventually, your nail may loosen from the nail bed and …

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