Acute first metatarsophalangeal joint injury – more common on artificial turf.
Sprain of plantar capsule and impact injury to articular cartilage.
Commonly due to hyperextension of joint with the foot in a slightly dorsiflexed position.
RICE; strapping and rigid shank shoe to restrict dorsiflexion; nonsteroidial anti-inflammatory medication; physical therapy – range of motion exercises
Prevention – rigid shoe inserts