Cut Big Toe Tendon

My 13 year old son cut his foot badly just under his left big toe and cut 50% of the way through the tendon. I was told that this type of injury would heal itself. My son is very active in sports especially football. I am extremely worried that this is the wrong course of action especially since i have had some experience with tendon injuries in my family recently all of which required surgery to repair. Will the tendon heal properly and leave him full ROM in his toe?

Posted By Amanda on April 28, 2009 at 20:57:25:

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Knitted ankle support incorporating an anatomically contoured silicone insert lying posterior to the medial and lateral malleolus and over the front of the foot. Used to reduce swelling and soreness.

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