Turf toe in a taekwandoo player: Case report


Sahin N., Atici T., Bilgen S., Bilgen O.

JOURNAL OF SPORTS SCIENCE AND MEDICINE, vol.3, no.2, pp.96-100, 2004 (Journal Indexed in SCI) identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 3 Issue: 2
  • Publication Date: 2004
  • Title of Journal : JOURNAL OF SPORTS SCIENCE AND MEDICINE
  • Page Numbers: pp.96-100

Abstract

Metatarsophalengeal joint injuries of great toe termed as "turf toe'' can occur in many sportive activities. However, it has not been reported before in taekwondoo players. These injuries may result in significant morbidity. Turf toe injuries, which are mainly treated with conservative methods, occasionally require surgery. In this case report, we present a surgically treated turf toe in a taekwondoo player.