Broken Toe Topic Guide
Broken Toe: The toe has many bones and one or more of the bones can be broken (fractured) after a foot or toe injury. Causes of a broken toe are generally from injury or trauma to the toe or foot. Symptoms of a broken toe may include pain, swelling, stiffness, bruising, deformity, subungual hematoma. Treatment depends upon the severity of the fracture.
Splinting A suspected broken bone or dislocation should be immobilized, splinted, or both. Splinting helps to prevent further injury and can provide pain relief.
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