Toe Injuries

Toe Injuries

Definition

Toenail loss, abrasions and blisters.

Causes

May be caused by repetitive rubbing or sliding of the toe within the shoe.

Symptoms

Blackening of toenail, actual toenail loss, blisters.

Prevention

Properly fitted shoes. Protective “second skin” such as Toe Caps. Rest and reduction of activity to promote healing.