What is a hammertoe?

A hammertoe is a contraction deformity, resulting in bony prominences on the toes.

Causes of Hammertoe

  • Heredity.
  • Ill-fitting shoes.
  • Muscle imbalance.
  • Arthritis.

What can you do?

  • Wear a supportive shoe with a deep toe box.
  • Apply cold compresses.
  • Soak the foot in lukewarm water to relieve pain.

What will Dr. Allen do for you?

  • Perform a physical examination.
  • Perform an x-ray evaluation.
  • Perform trimming and padding.
  • Perform surgery as indicated.

Before Surgery

After Surgery