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Toes (Definition)

Toes are the digits at the ends of the feet, most people have 10 and they normally ...Read more


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In what way can you fix crooked toes without surgery.?

In what way can you fix crooked toes without surgery.?

Foot deformities: Don't have surgery unless painful, deformed, and not responsive to accommodative shoe wear for 6 months--wide, deep toe box shoes, etc. ...Read more

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Can you tell me how to cure crooked toes?

Can you tell me how to cure crooked toes?

Toes: That is entirely dependent on whether the toes are considered flexible or in a fixed position, if there is bunion present, as well as other biomechanical deformities present. Additionally , without x rays the speculation would be flawed. See your podiatrist for the answers you seek. ...Read more

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8 yr old w crooked toes. Runs in fam. Ft dr can't guarantee that won't cause problems in future.Surgery? Mainly cosmetic and preventative @ this point

8 yr old w crooked toes. Runs in fam. Ft dr can't guarantee that won't cause problems in future.Surgery? Mainly cosmetic and preventative @ this point

I'd wait until teen : The basic adage is if it ain't broke don't try to fix it. By the mid teen years a kid will either have foot problems or not, as muscle mass comes in.They may also develop personal or emotional issues with the issue. If neither come why do surgery in the first place.Aboriginal cultures that never wear shoes have far less foot problems than us with our pricey surgeries. ...Read more

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Is there surgery to correct crooked toes. My big toe on my right foot is so far from the rest of the toes that I have trouble getting shoes that fit.

Is there surgery to correct crooked toes.  My big toe on my right foot is so far from the rest of the toes that I have trouble getting shoes that fit.

Volumes of Ways.: There are textbooks written that describe a multitude of surgical techniques specifically designed to correct your very problem. It is always best to obtain several opinions on the task, before you make a final decision. ...Read more

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Could foot surgeries fix crooked and overlapping toes?

Could foot surgeries fix crooked and overlapping toes?

HAMMER TOES: It sounds like you have hammer toes. Provided you are in good general health, surgery is an option. Good luck. Dr. Latva ...Read more

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How do I straighten my 4 month old 4th toe which is now crooked under the 3rd toe. It's been this way since birth and appears to be bent at the first joint of the toe.

How do I straighten my 4 month old 4th toe which is now crooked under the 3rd toe. It's been this way since birth and appears to be bent at the first joint of the toe.

The : The short answer is... You can't. Most minor malformations like this usually don't cause any problems with walking, running, and otherwise enjoyment of life. As your child grows older, this may cause some problems, like getting a corn on the toe where rubbing occurs, but even this is iffy. The only way to fix things is surgery, and unless it's interfering with your child's ability to walk or is causing pain, i would not recommend surgery until the bones have stopped growing, usually late teens, and then, only if it's causing a problem. ...Read more

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Why has my big toe suddenly become crooked?

Suddenly?: An injury or some other type of trauma(injection, infection) will can cause this to happen suddenly. In the absence of this circumstance, this probably happened over a period of time: most likely a result from poor biomechanics or a type of arthritis. ...Read more

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My toes are long, sort of crooked and I have fat feet. Is there anything i could do about any of these issues?

My toes are long, sort of crooked and I have fat feet. Is there anything i could do about any of these issues?

Yes : But if it does not cause too much trouble i would tend to recommend leaving it alone get shoes that fit well and are well constructed and a decent orthotic and this may well be enough if not go see a doctor about this ? Re fat feet if over wt then lose wt otherwise there is no way to change this. ...Read more

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I did a martial arts side kick and now my little toe is a little bit crooked?

Fracture: It sounds like you have either fractured or dilocated your toe. It should be examined and have an x-ray taken to determine the problem. ...Read more

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My 5th toe (pinky) is broken. I was told it will heal crooked (leaning away from the adjacent toe.) is there anything that can help it heal straight?

Buddy splint: A closed reduction of the toe by forcing back in the direction it was fractured and then splinting it to the 4th toe will help. A visit to your local podiatrist with the procedure done under local anesthesia should relocate the fracture of the toe. ...Read more

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-broke toe 8 weeks ago -still same pain -docs recommend pin -what does it cost? -is it worth it? -slightly crooked, "red", and swollen -thanks!

-broke toe 8 weeks ago 
-still same pain 
-docs recommend pin 
-what does it cost? 
-is it worth it? 
-slightly crooked, "red", and swollen 
-thanks!

Pinned toe: Sometimes to repair a fracture, we need to use pins or wires in the toes. These pins help stabilize the fracture in order to help you heal. They are surgically inserted and left for 4-6 weeks. Then they are removed to allow Range of motion of the digit. ...Read more

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My feet feel like they have needles poking on the bottom of them and I can hardly walk when I wake up in the morning. My toes are also getting crooked?

My feet feel like they have needles poking on the bottom of them and I can hardly walk when I wake up in the morning. My toes are also getting crooked?

Stop Poking Me.: The feeling of needles poking on the bottom of your feet does not sound normal. It does sound like the makings of a neuropathy. This may or may not have something to do with the toes getting crooked. It is best to seek the consultation of a specialist. ...Read more

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