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How long does a fractured toe take to heal to resume playing tennis?

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Dr. Gopal Goel

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Posted on Wed, 22 Aug 2018 in Bones, Muscles and Joints
Question: I broke my little toe last Friday. How soon can I play tennis?
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Answered by Dr. Gopal Goel 6 minutes later
Brief Answer:
Minimum 3 weeks.

Detailed Answer:

Hello,

Thanks for the question.

I have reviewed your query and here is my advice.

Fractures of little toes (if in good position) take minimum 3 weeks to unite so the minimum time taken to restart playing tennis would be 3 weeks. If problem like pain or stiffness persists then it may take longer time ( for physiotherapy).

Take care.

Dr. Gopal Goel, Orthopaedic Surgeon

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