Mr. H. Hammertoe

One hammer toe and the fight against the stereotype

Possible symptoms of hammer toe

  • The middle joint of the toe is bent
  • The end part of the toe bends down into a claw-like deformity
  • At first, there may be movement or the ability to straighten the toe
  • Over time, movement in the toe will diminish
  • A corn often forms on the top of the toe
  • A callus may be found on the sole of the foot
  • Walking or wearing shoes can be painful
  • 21 August 2011
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