turf toe


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turf toe

turf toe

n.
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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Tenbrunsel, who is nursing a turf toe, opted along with coach Jason Loeffer, to skip all but one event at last Wednesdays Mid-Suburban League girls gymnastics meet.
A better-designed shoe can be a protective mechanism against injuries, such as turf toe, Lisfranc fractures, and high ankle sprains," says Richard Kent, professor of mechanical & aerospace engineering, biomedical engineering, and emergency medicine at the University of Virginia, Charlottesville, and a member of the NFL Musculoskeletal Committee.
But Oakland was missing top running back Latavius Murray for the second-straight week due to a turf toe injury, and it's possible Murray comes back against Jacksonville after returning to practice as a limited participant in Wednesday and Thursday's sessions.
Jonsen enrolled early at Oregon and went through spring practice in 2015, but a turf toe injury sidelined him last season.
"There is an opportunity to better meet the needs of the "pain' segment with conditions such as gout, turf toe and shin splints by becoming more prevalent," Leonard says.
Additionally, a precut moleskin "turf toe" strap (available at myfootshop.com) worn under the joint can help limit its motion.
Wright despite missing five full games and a good portion of another with a turf toe injury.
The former world No.3 tumbled down the rankings to No.169 after breaking his collarbone skiing and suffering from turf toe.
But a rib injury started a four year decline and his attempts to halt that were shattered in 2011 when he diagnosed with a rare condition 'Turf Toe' - an injury normally suffered by American footballers - which made it painful walk.
"I still have repercussions and struggle on a Monday after a game and have what they call turf toe.
Having already missed time with turf toe and strained knee ligaments, the 33-year-old has decided to call time on his first campaign in a Warriors' shirt and has flown back to his homeland to continue his rehabilitation in conjunction with the Queensland Reds' medical team.