How to Treat a Broken Toe?


There is no convenient way to slip a cast onto a broken toe because a toe is much too small and given to constant movement. Buddy wrapping a toe is the easiest way to treat it. Buddy wrapping means wrapping the toe up using a healthy toe as a splint.
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Video Transcript. You know at some point in time we're all going to incur injuries to our fingers and toes. Hi, I'm Captain Joe Bruni, and what I'm going to talk about is how to properly
1 Rest. Minimize standing and walking for several weeks or until the toe is better. Do not wear high heels, as your weight is distributed mostly among your toes when you wear heels.
Obviously pain. The toe doesn't necessarily look "different" than the others (discoloration, swelling, etc) From past experience, the only way to know for sure if its broken
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