Hammertoe and mallet toe

Hammertoes; Mallet toe and hammertoe 


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Hammertoe and mallet toe Symptoms

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Signs and symptoms
... Signs and symptoms of hammertoe and mallet toe may include: A hammer-like or claw-like appearance of a toe In mallet toe, a deformity at the end of the toe, giving the toe a mallet-like appearance Pai...
Source: MayoClinic

Causes
... A common cause of hammertoe and mallet toe is wearing improper footwear — shoes that are too tight in the toe box, or high-heel shoes. Wearing shoes of either type can push your toes forward, cr...
Source: MayoClinic

Hammertoe and mallet toe Prevention

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Prevention
... You can avoid many foot, heel and ankle problems with shoes that fit properly. Here''s what to look for when buying shoes: Adequate toe room. Avoid shoes with pointed toes. Low heels. Avoiding high he...
Source: MayoClinic

Hammertoe and mallet toe Treatment

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Treatment
... If your toe is still flexible, your doctor may recommend that you change to roomier and more comfortable footwear and that you wear shoe inserts (orthotics) or pads. Wearing inserts or pads can reposi...
Source: MayoClinic

Self-care
... Wearing proper footwear may ease your foot pain. Low-heeled shoes with a deep toe box and flexible material covering the toes may help. Make sure there''s a half-inch of space between your longest toe...
Source: MayoClinic

Hammertoe and mallet toe Other

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Overview
... A hammertoe is a toe that''s curled due to a bend in the middle joint of a toe. When you think of a hammertoe, it''s common to picture shoes that are too short or heels that are too high. Under these ...
Source: MayoClinic

   

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