Some options for relieving the pain caused by hammer toes include wearing proper footwear, doing toe exercises and wearing shoe pads or inserts, according to Mayo Clinic. For more severe cases, a doctor may recommend sur... More » Health Pain & Symptoms

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 » Health Conditions & Diseases

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 » Health Conditions & Diseases

Some treatments for inflammation and pain in the ball of the foot, or metatarsalgia, include over-the-counter pain relievers, icing the foot, shoe inserts and changing footwear, according to WebMD. It is caused by strenu... More » Health Pain & Symptoms

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 »

Pain relief options for Morton's neuroma include foot pads, arch supports, ice massages, anti-inflammatory medications, more comfortable footwear and a temporary decrease in activity, according to Mayo Clinic. Severe cas... More » Health Pain & Symptoms

The treatment for hammertoe can include wearing shoe inserts or pads that help reposition the toe and exercises to stretch and strengthen the affected toe, according to Mayo Clinic. In some severe cases, surgery may be r... More » Health Conditions & Diseases