It isn't always easy to tell when you need professional medical intervention, but a few months ago I had a rough idea that something was wrong with one of my feet. I had been working out hard when the pain started, but I ignored it because I figured I had just twisted my ankle. Unfortunately, the issue continued, and before I knew it, I was barely able to walk. Fortunately, after being referred to a podiatrist and working on the problem, I started to feel a lot better. This website is here to help other people to realize the importance of foot care.
A hammer toe is a condition where a middle toe becomes bent. This causes pain and can make wearing shoes difficult. There are treatments for hammer toe such as stretching your shoes to provide room for the deformed toe, wearing cushioning pads, and getting custom orthotics. When these treatments don't help the pain or if the hammer toe interferes with walking or wearing shoes, then your podiatrist may recommend surgery. Here's a look at different the hammer toe surgeries you could have: [Read More]