Common Types Of Hammer Toe Surgery

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A hammer toe is a foot condition characterized by the unusual bending of the middle joint of a toe. The deformation usually affects the toe closest to the big toe and is commonly caused by shoes that do not fit perfectly. Prolonged exposure to such conditions causes the muscles, tendons, and ligaments in the toes to become stiff and short, thus causing sideways or downward bending. If the condition is not severe, tape or straightening splints can remedy the situation.…

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