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Remedies For Short Toes
Mr. Big Stuff.: Short toes can be described as a reduction in the length of one or more toes in relation to the length of other toes on the same or other foot. The reduced length can be due to a reduction in the size bones that form the toe or a reduction in the length of the corresponding metatarsal bone(s). ...Read more
Surgery: Unless you are in pain you don't have to do anything. The only thing that could be done is surgery. ...Read more
Short or long: The toes can be short or long. A hammertoe is an contracture or a bending of the toe joint which results from a muscle or tendon imbalance due to the mechanical and structural changes that may occur over time. This can be hereditary or due to environmental factors such as tight shoes. This bending leads to an abnormal pressure distribution resulting in pain, swelling, blistering, and corns. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Not really: Unless it is creating a problem walking i would not be concerned. ...Read more
Not able to run on my toes. Get breathless running short distance. Get breathless even bending for some time. Reasons and remedy?
Moisturizing lotions: I like water-based moisturizing lotions. My favorites are dml lotion and dml forte cream. These are water based, and don't have any fragrences or colorings that could cause skin irritations. http://www.personandcovey.com/productdetail.asp?productid=19. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers