Burner or stinger

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Burner or stinger -Definition

A burner is an injury to the bundle of nerves that runs from the back of your neck into your arm. These separate nerves come together in the upper shoulder to form the brachial plexus. From here, the nerves go to all the arm muscles. A burner is often called a stinger.

Turf toe

Written by Medicine and Health. Posted in Disease, Condition & Injury, Foot conditions, Legs conditions

(Metatarsalphalangeal Joint Sprain; Sprain Big Toe)

Turf toe – Definition

Turf toe is a sprain of the base of the big toe, where the big toe meets the foot. It is usually a hyperextension sprain of the first metatarsophalangeal joint. A sprain is stretching or tearing of the ligaments that support a toe. Ligaments are strong bands of tissue that connect bones to each other. The injury is called turf toe because it often occurs in football and soccer players when playing on artificial turf.

Toe sprain

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Toe sprain – Definition

A toe sprain is caused by a partial tear of the ligaments that support a toe. Ligaments are strong bands of tissue that connect bones to each other.

The Toes (Phalanges) of the Foot