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Turf Toe Injury Q and A

Turf Toe Injury Basic Information

Turf Toe Is Not An Injury Exclusively Associated With American Football As mentioned in our previous turf toe blog, a turf toe injury happens when the toe is forcibly bent upwards under load (into what is referred to as hyperextension). Hyper-extension of the big toe is a movement that can occur when pushing off into… Read More >

Turf Toe An Injury On The Rise

Turf Toe: An Injury On The Rise

Turf Toe Is An Increasingly Common Injury If my Randwick and Sydney physiotherapy clinics are anything to go by then sprains to the big toe are becoming increasingly common accross Sydney in recent times. Perhaps this is as a direct result of the use of artificial turf surfaces becoming more commonplace throughout Sydney for football… Read More >

Diagnosis And Treatment Of Sesamoid Injury

Diagnosis And Treatment Of Sesamoid Injury

Diagnosing Sesamoid Injury Beyond taking a detailed history of the condition, when diagnosing sesamoid injury to the big toe physiotherapy assessment will include a physical examination looking for tenderness on palpation or manipulation of the sesamoid bones. As well as this, assessment will look to elicit pain with bending and straightening the great toe, where… Read More >