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Lessen the Hammertoe by wearing proper footwear

by Oleg Karpenko Podiatry PC Welcome to Dr. Karpenko DPM, your source for premi
A hammertoe is a name given to toe that is bent. It is caused by genetics, arthritis, poor-fitting shoes. Hammertoe surgery is a last sort treatment option for hammertoe. A hammertoe is a contracture of the toe due to a muscle imbalance between the tendons on the top of the toe and the tendons on the bottom of the toe.  This occurs when toes are curled as a result of a bend in the middle joint of the toe.

 A hammertoe is a contracture of the toe due to a muscle imbalance between the tendons on the top of the toe and the tendons on the bottom of the toe. When dealing with a hammertoe, surgery is often a necessary step to correct this painful problem. However, there are different procedures depending on the severity of the condition.

Hammertoe surgery Brooklyn NY is performed to improve the functioning of the toe, and to reduce pain. The toe can slightly vary in position, even with the most accurate and detailed correction attempt based on all the forces that influence the toes.

For the most part, recovery only takes a couple of weeks. For those who have hammertoe surgery for a rigid phalanx, the surgeon will place a bandage over the foot, which does not require removal until you return for your follow up visit. You should stay off the foot as much as possible during your recovery and should be able to return to stiff soled walking shoes in a couple of weeks. Those who had to have bones fused will experience several more weeks of recovery.

Deeper shoes are vital to stop the pressure of the shoe from irritating the toe. Many women's dress shoes are simply too narrow or shallow for correct toe fitting, and women, in particular, seem to suffer from hammertoe pain more commonly than men. If someone suffers from Diabetic Ulcers Treatment NYC then he should consult an experienced doctor for the best treatment.

It is common to feel as though the toes are floppy after the procedure. This feeling will go away as the area heals and is nothing to be concerned about. The well qualified and experienced physician will always be necessary for a proper diagnosis of hammertoe along with various other foot conditions. Because the condition involves a deformity of one's bones, an x-ray can help to confirm the diagnosis.

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