hammertoe


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a deformed toe which is bent in a clawlike arch

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Williams says there is risk of recurrence of the bunion or hammertoe deformity.
Structural problems like bunions and hammertoes may respond well to shoes with extra width and a deeper toe box.
The most common cause of hammertoe is a muscle/tendon imbalance.
They identified it as hammertoe and explained to me the second toe is the most commonly deformed.
Other types of acquired foot problems commonly associated with genetic foot structure and poorly fitted shoes can be identified as hammertoe, Achilles tendonitis, high arches, fiat feet, and bunions.
html (ill-health effects of high heels include "bunions, stress fractures, joint pain in the ball of the foot, Morton's neuroma, 'pump bumps" (enlargement of the bony area on the back of heel), corns and calluses, hammertoe, toenail problems and tight heel cords (shortening or tightening the Achilles tendon)").
I regret I don't have room for a couple of subplots about a woman with a hammertoe and a debate over whether to risk $9 on an early Christmas gift for someone who may not be in the family much longer.
When one of the smaller toes takes on a claw-like appearance, it's called a hammertoe.
Operative procedures for the correction od hammertoe, claw toe and mallet toe.
Toe deformities, such as hammertoe or claw toe, also can lead to corns.
Other foot anomalies observed on examination are noted as possible risk factors for falls; they include hammertoe, deformities, or pain that could result in an abnormal gait.
Pes planovalgus was found and claw toes on digit 3-5 and a hammertoe located on digit 1.
Hammertoe is caused by a shortening of the tendons that control toe movements.
Conditions such as hammertoe of the second toe, metatarsalgia of the lesser MTP joints, plantar surface keratoses, and callosities can be present.
The dance instructor also had underlying forefoot pathology consisting of hallux abducto valgus (HAV) and a second hammertoe.