While it is certainly up to you to decide if you should see a doctor, I always say "To see is to know, not to see is to guess." Why do you think taping has no value?
I have had patients with this problem run the gamut from just splinting to needed a post op shoe or even a cat boot.
Posted By Vivian Abrams DPM on December 01, 2004 at 20:36:05:
In Reply to: Broken Toes
posted by KMS on November 30, 2004 at 22:59:19:
This soft padded night splint with contoured posterior shell provides passive dorsi flexion to address plantar fasciitis and achilles tendonitis. Shipped with toe wedge for additional stretch on plantar facia.