About This Chapter
Dislocations of the Feet & Toes - Chapter Summary
If you need to review foot and toe dislocation topics for skill development, continuing education or training purposes, this chapter can help you out. Using short and informative lessons, the chapter helps you review the causes, symptoms and treatments for dislocated toes and Lisfranc fracture dislocations.
You can work through the chapter at your own pace using any computer or mobile device. Take the accompanying self-assessment quizzes to reinforce your understanding of the lesson terms and concepts. You can also revisit the lessons as many times as needed, and our instructors are available to answer any questions you may have.
How It Helps
The chapter is designed to help aspiring and current medical professionals who need to learn new concepts or refresh their understanding of foot and toe dislocation topics. The chapter's lessons can be used to supplement training materials or continuing education resources. The online format of the chapter allows you to study these types of dislocations at home, at work or when you're on the go.
By the end of this chapter, you'll be able to:
- Explain dislocated toe symptoms, treatments and recovery times
- Describe the treatment and recovery period for Lisfranc fracture dislocations
- Classify Lisfranc fracture dislocations
1. Dislocated Toes: Symptoms, Treatment & Recovery Time
Dislocating a toe is a very painful, common injury that is usually caused by direct trauma such as stubbing the toe. In this lesson, learn about the symptoms, treatment, and recovery time for a dislocated toe.
2. Lisfranc Fracture Dislocations: Treatment & Recovery
A Lisfranc fracture dislocation occurs when one or more bones in the midfoot are broken and displaced from their normal position. In this lesson, learn about the treatment and recovery for Lisfranc fracture dislocations.
3. Lisfranc Fracture Dislocations: Radiology & Classification
In this lesson, you will learn about how Lisfranc injuries are diagnosed using radiologic testing. You will also learn about the different basic classifications of Lisfranc injuries that are revealed by those tests.
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