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 »

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Padding and taping procedures to help align the toe, cortisone injections, custom orthotic devices and surgical procedures can straighten hammertoes, according to Hartford HealthCare Medical Group. Wearing comfortable fo... More »

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Surgical remedies are available for hammer toes, as the National Institutes of Health explains. Surgeons may excise parts of the toe bones, cut or transplant the toe tendons, or fuse the joint together. More »

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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 »

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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 »

Morton's toe, or Morton's neuroma, is a painful condition in which tissue thickens around a nerve leading to the toes, states Mayo Clinic. The condition most often affects the area between the third and fourth toes. More »

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According to WebMD, toe joint pain can be caused by gout, arthritis, bunions, and hammer or claw toes. Gout, an inflammatory condition that causes painful crystal deposits in the joints that result in severe swelling and... More »

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