What is a Broken Toe?
A "Broken Toe" is a fracture of one of the bones in your toes. Each of your four toes have three tiny bones and your big toe has two.
Most broken toes are caused by an injury, like dropping something heavy on your toe or forcefully stubbing a toe. Some broken toes are a result of repetitive strain actions that can cause stress fractures.
Toe fractures that are easy to identify will show visible signs of swelling, redness and look "out of place", crooked, "kinked" or deformed. The area around the broken bone will usually show discoloration and bruising. Any amount of pressure will be very painful and you will not be able to stand on it.
Less obvious bone breaks are small stress fractures that may not show any of the visible signs - only ache or be somewhat sore to walk on. An x-ray may be the only way to confirm a fracture.
Treating a Broken Toe:
Reduce the initial pain and swelling with ice packs. Take the weight off and elevate the foot with the fracture to reduce swelling. An oral pain killer may be helpful to ease the pain.
We suggest you see your doctor for his/her professional advise first. Depending on the type of fracture, they may cast or tape your foot to help immobilize the bones.
Prolotex™ Far Infrared Therapy Socks for broken toes!
FIR socks help to:
- reduce toe pain
- increase joint flexibility
- increase circulation
- promote faster bone healing
- reduce swelling and inflammation
- reduce the long term complication of arthritis in your toes
Prolotex™ Infrared Socks for Broken Toes:
Prolotex™ FIR Socks help heal broken bones faster! The threads in Prolotex™ products are impregnated with a safe formula of bio-ceramics that emit beneficial far infrared rays (FIR).
These waves of soothing energy penetrate deep into the tissues of your body and basically increase (stimulate) the molecular activity of the cells.
The stimulation of the tiny capillaries and veins in your feet dilate the cells and allow fresh oxygenated blood containing vital nutrients to reach afflicted areas. Swelling is reduced, accumulated toxins are released, bacterial infections are retarded, and bones mend faster.
Far Infrared Rays are very helpful in reducing inflammation and relieving your pain.
Depending on the severity of the broken toe and how long you have been experiencing symptoms, it may take a bit longer to feel the benefits of natural FIR therapy.