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What is the follow-up care for a broken toe?

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  • Stay off your foot and avoid activity that causes pain for 3-4 weeks.
  • Wear a shoe with a stiff sole to protect your injured toe and keep it stable. Avoid shoes that put pressure on the toe.

From: Broken Toe Treatment WebMD Medical Reference

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American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons: "Toe and forefoot fractures."

American College of Foot and Ankle Surgeons: "Toe and Metatarsal Fractures (Broken toes).”

Broken Toe Information from eMedicineHealth.

Reviewed by Carol DerSarkissian on April 27, 2019

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American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons: "Toe and forefoot fractures."

American College of Foot and Ankle Surgeons: "Toe and Metatarsal Fractures (Broken toes).”

Broken Toe Information from eMedicineHealth.

Reviewed by Carol DerSarkissian on April 27, 2019

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