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Hammer toe


A hammer toe is a deformity of the proximal interphalangeal joint of the second, third, or fourth toe causing it to be permanently bent, resembling a hammer. Mallet toe is a similar condition affecting the upper joint.
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Information on hammer toes from ePodiatry ... Hammer toe symptoms: ... Ask a question in the foot health forum about hammer toe ...
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Initially, hammer toes are flexible and can be corrected with simple measures ... Hammer toe results from shoes that don't fit properly or a muscle imbalance, ...
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The hammer toe deformity is the most common deformity of the small toes. ... If not treated, a hammer toe may become rigid and require surgical correction in ...
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Pain or irritation of the affected toe when wearing shoes. ... Calluses (another type of skin buildup) on the bottom of the toe or on the ball of the foot. ...
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Hammertoe and mallet toe — Comprehensive overview covers causes, treatments, ... in an unnatural bending of your toe and a hammer-like or claw-like appearance. ...
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Hammer toes often occur with bunions. ... What are the symptoms of hammer, claw, and mallet toes? ... Should I have surgery for hammer, claw, or mallet toes? ...
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Hammertoes and claw toes are commonly caused by a muscle imbalance in the foot as a result of flat feet, traumatic injury, or disease of the toe joints.
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Information about Hammer Toes and other common conditions of the foot! ... The primary deformity seen in a hammer toe is found at the PIPJ (proximal ...
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Hammer toe information including symptoms, diagnosis, misdiagnosis, treatment, causes, patient stories, videos, forums, prevention, and prognosis.
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Hammer toe. Definition Return to top ... Hammer toe also occurs in children who continue ... Severe hammer toe requires an operation to straighten the joint. ...
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A hammer toe, mallet toe, and claw toe, are all common, yet different, ... Treatment for a claw toe, hammer toe, or mallet toe is first to wear more ...
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Hammer Toe: cause, treatment, prevention, symptoms, what to expect ... A person may be born with hammer toe or may develop it from wearing short, narrow shoes. ...
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A hammer toe is a toe that is contracted at the PIP joint (middle joint in the toe), and can lead to severe pressure and pain.
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Hammer, claw, and mallet toes are toes that do not have the right shape. ... Pain and a toe that looks odd are ... Hammer toes often occur with bunions. ...
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Most often hammer toe is caused by wearing improperly fitting shoes, but people ... Unless the toes become painful, there is usually no treatment for hammer toe. ...
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There are two types of hammer toe. ... A rigid hammer toe cannot be pulled straight and ... Hammer toe may be congenital (present at birth) or develop later. ...
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View a slideshow of phalangeal head resection for a fixed hammer toe. ... Hammer, claw, and mallet toes may come back after surgery. ...
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Hammer toe is a deformity of the toe, in which the end of the toe is bent downward. ... If you have hammer toe, call for an appointment with your health care provider ...
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Mild hammer toe in children can be treated with foot manipulation and splinting ... Severe hammer toe requires an operation to straighten the joint. ...
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