Metatarsophalangeal sprain (turf toe)

Background

  • Acute or chronic hyperdorsiflexion of 1st MTP joint while foot remains in plantarflexion

Evaluation

  • Passive ranging results in pathologically increased ROM
  • Imaging may show capsular avulsion

Differential Diagnosis

Foot diagnoses

Acute

Subacute/Chronic

Evaluation

  • Clinical diagnosis

Management

  • Rest, ice, elevation

See Also

References

Authors:

Ross Donaldson