Treating Turf Toe with Physiotherapy at Central Health Rehab in Whitby

Turf toe is a painful injury that can happen to athletes who play sports on artificial turf, such as football or soccer. It occurs when the big toe is bent upwards, causing damage to the ligaments and tendons in the joint. If you’re in the Whitby area and dealing with turf toe, Central Health Rehab’s physiotherapy services can help you recover and return to your sport.

Physiotherapy is an effective treatment option for turf toe, as it can reduce pain and inflammation and improve flexibility and strength in the affected joint. At Central Health Rehab, our experienced physiotherapists work closely with our clients to develop a personalized treatment plan based on their specific needs and goals.

One of the ways physiotherapy can help with turf toe is by reducing pain and inflammation. A physiotherapist can use a variety of manual therapy techniques, such as massage, to increase blood flow and promote healing in the damaged ligaments and tendons. This can help reduce pain and discomfort, making it easier to move the affected joint.

Another way physiotherapy can help is by improving flexibility and strength in the affected joint. Our physiotherapists can create a tailored exercise program that targets the specific muscles and ligaments affected by the injury. This can improve range of motion, reduce stiffness, and help prevent future injuries.


At Central Health Rehab, our physiotherapists use the latest research and techniques to ensure our clients receive the best possible care. We understand the importance of returning to sports and activities quickly and safely, and we’re committed to helping our clients achieve their goals.

If you’re dealing with turf toe and want to get back in the game, contact Central Health Rehab to schedule an appointment with one of our physiotherapists. We’ll work with you to create a personalized treatment plan that meets your specific needs and helps you recover quickly and safely.

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