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Published on December 2, 2013

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Looking for Hammertoe Surgery?: Looking for Hammertoe Surgery? PowerPoint Presentation:  At RNV Podiatry We Provide treatment for wide range of foot and ankle disorders such as foot pain, ankle pain, bunions, corns, hammertoes, plantar fasciitis. Hammertoe : Hammertoe Hammertoes are a contracture of one or both joints in the toes.   People with hammertoe may have calluses or corns near and around the joint and feel pain in their shoes. Cause of Hammertoe: Cause of Hammertoe muscle/tendon imbalance. Hammertoes may be aggravated by shoes that don’t fit properly. A hammertoe may result if a toe is too long and is forced into a cramped position when a tight shoe is worn. Symptoms: Symptoms • Pain or irritation of the affected toe when wearing shoes. • Corns and calluses on the toe, between two toes, or on the ball of the foot. • Inflammation, redness, or a burning sensation. • Contracture of the toe. • In more severe cases of hammertoe, open sores may form Treatment for Hammertoe: Treatment for Hammertoe It depends upon the severity of your hammertoe and other factors. Non-surgical Treatment. Surgical Treatment. Non-surgical Treatment: Non-surgical Treatment Padding corns and calluses. Changes in shoewear. Orthotic devices. Injection therapy: Corticosteroid injections are sometimes used to ease pain and inflammation caused by hammertoe. Medications: Oral nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drugs (NSAIDs), such as ibuprofen, may be recommended to reduce pain and inflammation. Splinting/strapping. Hammer Toe Surgery : Hammer Toe Surgery Depending on the severity of your condition and the cause, you may require a hammertoe surgery to best treat your hammertoe. Hammertoe surgery involves removing the swollen tissue and bone around your toe joint and straightening your toe. PowerPoint Presentation: At RNV Podiatry, Dr. Rachel N. Verville provides you with the best treatment for your hammertoe in Plano, Frisco, and Dallas, Texas. Contact Us: Contact Us Address: RNV Podiatry 6300 West Parker Road MOB 2 Suite 425 Plano, TX 75093 Phone: 214-385-8822 Fax: 877-713-4299 Website: http://www.rnvpodiatry.com/

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