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hammertoe correction without surgery

A 36-year-old male asked:
Dr. Jeffrey Cohen
45 years experience Podiatry
Repair of bent toes: Hammertoe correction refers to many different procedures, all intended to correct for a contracted toe which is causing pain and difficulty in shoewea ... Read More
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A 52-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ellen Wenzel
13 years experience Podiatry
Depends: This depends on the severity and flexibility of the hammertoe and any other joint contractures. Examples include: simple transecting of a tendon on th ... Read More
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A 51-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jeffrey Kass
27 years experience Podiatry
Follow: Surgeons post op direction.
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A 53-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ellen Wenzel
13 years experience Podiatry
Generally good: This depends on the severity and flexibility of the hammertoe and any other joint contractures. You should be aware that it is normal for some swellin ... Read More
A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Steven Sheskier
38 years experience Orthopedic Foot and Ankle Surgery
Takes time: Can take up to 6-12 months for swelling to go away. Pt can help regain function of the foot and toes. Take care to wear shoes that fit. Trace out your ... Read More
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A 53-year-old female asked:
Dr. Scott Keith
43 years experience Podiatry
Homework.: There are several ways to go depending on your specific post-operative condition. Bone grafting, small digital implants or spacers, just to mention a ... Read More
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Yes: It can take up to 12-16 weeks for postoperative pain to completely subside. If there is any signs of an infection such as redness, swelling, pus or fe ... Read More
A 50-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jeffrey Kass
27 years experience Podiatry
There are two : Basic kinds, one where a piece of bone is removed at the joint or fused at the joint. Your doc will ell you decide which is best for you.
A 56-year-old member asked:
Dr. Scott Shields
28 years experience Podiatry
Hammer toe surgery: I see my patients in 6-9 days after surgery. If they have any concerns they come in earlier. Some doctors will see their patients at some point longe ... Read More
A 64-year-old female asked:
Dr. Philip Miller
46 years experience Family Medicine
After: You probably already had xrays when the pins were placed.
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