FOOT AND ANKLE INTERNATIONAL 2013

The term turf toe has been generally applied to athletic dorsiflexion injuries of the hallux metatarsophalangeal (MTP) joint. However, the typical mechanism of turf toe injuries involves the delivery of an axial load to a foot, creating a hyperextension injury to the plantar plate complex. This study analyzes the grading levels of evaluating turf toe injuries radiographically based on changes in movement of the sesamoids relative to the intact state.

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