Stephen J. Schueler, M.D.

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Injury of the Toe Underlying Cause

Most toe injuries occur when an unprotected toe strikes a hard surface, or when an object is dropped on the toe.

Causes of toe injury include:

  • Automobile accidents
  • Falls
  • Occupational injury
  • Running
  • Sports injuries
  • Dropped objects
  • Striking objects

Common toe injuries include:

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