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Hammertoe is a foot deformity that causes an abnormal bend in the middle joint of a toe. When hammertoe occurs, movement of the affected toe can be difficult or painful. According to the Mayo Clinic, the tendons of the a... More »

Hammer toe is a type of dislocation of the joints in the toes that is caused by toe injury, high-arching feet, arthritis or wearing shoes that don't fit appropriately, according to Healthline. Other causes include pressu... More »

Common causes of pain in the big toe include gout, bunions or ingrown toenails, according to WebMD. Hammer or claw toe, turf toe, sesamoid fractures, corns, and calluses may also cause pain in the big toe. More »

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It is sometimes possible to correct a hammer toe, which bends down at the middle joint, by choosing the proper footwear, using cushioning or inserts, wrapping the toe or performing toe exercises, according to WebMD. Acet... More »

Hammertoe is a condition in which tightening of the muscles and ligaments causes the middle joint of the toe to become stuck in a bent position, states WebMD. Corns are thickenings of the skin that can occur anywhere on ... More »

Sudden foot and toe pain may be caused by arthritis, a bunion, hammer toe or claw toe, according to WebMD. Other causes of sudden foot and toe pain include ingrown toenails and turf toe. More »

When damage and deformity occurs, bone spurs can be treated by surgically replacing or repairing a joint, bunion or heel spur, according to WebMD. Most patients receive treatment for the causes and symptoms of bone spurs... More »