Question regarding a possible broken toe


Question


Today I tripped over my dog and took a bit of a tumble, when i stood up my big toe on my right foot really hurt and now I can't use it to walk properly, there is a bruise now that I will take a photo of. Just curious if it would actually be broken or something else?

Answer

It may be broken or it may just be badly bruised. An x-ray will confirm the status. The alignment of your largest toe looks fine so time is required for healing. If walking is too difficult, your Podiatrist can assist.

See your Podiatrist for further evaluation if pain persists.

Click here to post comments

Return to Broken Toe Questions.

Recent Articles

  1. Achilles Tendonitis... A treatment information guide.

    Jul 18, 18 08:43 PM

    Achilles Tendonitis... A guide on where to find current treatment options available for Achilles Tendonitis.

    Read More

  2. Corns... A guide on where to find treatment and management information

    Jul 07, 18 09:32 PM

    Corns... Find out the truth about what causes corns and discover current treatment options available for management and prevention of recurrence.

    Read More

  3. Toe Nail Fungus... A guide on where to find treatment information

    Jun 25, 18 04:37 AM

    Toe Nail Fungus... A guide on where to find current treatment options available for nail fungus.

    Read More