Deformities of the smaller toes include hammertoes, claw toes and mallet toes. We can treat toe deformities in Sheffield, Rotherham, Doncaster and Worksop.
Each condition affects a different bone/joint in the toe:
There are several things that can cause deformities of the smaller toes including a congenital condition, wearing shoes that are too tight, a bunion of the big toe, an injury or damage to tendons in the foot, arthritis and diabetes. We can treat toe deformities in Sheffield, Rotherham, Doncaster and Worksop.
All the toe deformities listed above have similar symptoms:
Diagnosing a toe deformity happens via a physical examination. However, if your doctor suspects any nerve damage, there maybe be additional tests. Big toe deformities include bunions, where the big toe is pushed into the other toes. Having a big toe bunion can cause deformities in the other toes.
There are several treatments for smaller toe deformities that are designed to stretch and support the affect toes:
Surgery is the last option when the above treatments have not been successful, particularly if the toes have become rigid and inflexible. Book your treatment for toe deformities in Sheffield, Rotherham, Doncaster or Worksop. You can also follow us on social media.
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