Crutches Topic Guide
Crutches: Since antiquity humans have fashioned support devices to hold themselves up when they became sick or injured. Evidence of such devices dates to 2830 B.C. A crutch must do two things: reduce weight load on one of your legs and broaden your support base to improve your balance and stability.
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.