What Is Hammertoe?

Hammertoe is an abnormal bend in the joints of one or more toes, typically occurring in the second toe. It starts out as a mild deformity, but becomes worse with time. In its early stages, hammertoes can be treated with conservative measures. But if left untreated, hammertoe may require surgery. To follow are some questions about this condition.

What Causes Hammertoe?

How Do I Know If I Have Hammertoe?

How Do Doctors Diagnose Hammertoe?

How Is Hammertoe Treated?

Do You Suspect You May Have Hammertoe? Contact Dr. Gabriel Maislos to Schedule an Exam.

For more information about hammertoe and available treatment options, please contact us today to schedule an appointment. Our office is located in Houston, and we can be reached at (713) 541-3199. We look forward to hearing from you.

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