By gary@hurtheel.com
February 19, 2013
Category: Foot Conditions
Tags: foot surgery   Hammertoe  

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Dealing with hammertoes can be a painful experience and look unappealing. Dr. Henry Slomowitz of New Jersey treats many patients with hammertoe and with his help; you’ll be back on your feet in no time. 

Hammertoe

Hammertoe is a painful condition; it is not well-known so it is important to spread the word so that those afflicted with it may seek the right form of treatment. Hammertoe is a deformity of the foot that affects the second, third and fourth toes. Hammertoe involves different joints of the toe and foot and if you wear shoes that are too narrow or short for your feet, it may exacerbate any pain you already have.

Hammertoe can be caused by many other conditions such as RA (rheumatoid arthritis), osteoarthritis, trauma or injuries to your foot, it can be hereditary and it can also be caused by a cerebral vascular accident.

It is really important to your overall well-being to seek out medical attention at the first signs of foot pain or anything that may hinder your ability to walk in a normal manner. Taking care of your feet is one of the first steps to being able to live a full and normal life by being able to walk and complete your everyday tasks.

People may take their feet for granted until an injury happens, as long as you take care of your feet the same way you would care for the rest of your body, all will be well regarding your overall health.

If you have any questions, please contact our offices in Paterson and Paramus, NJ. We offer the newest diagnostic and treatment services for all your podiatric needs.

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