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Why Do Toes Curl Under
Hereditary: Often, curled toes are hereditary. Other causes can be improper shoes and foot instability causing the toes to "clench" the floor. I wouldn't be concerned if they don't hurt, other than making good shoe choices. If you are having pain, see a podiatrist for treatment options. ...Read moreGet help from a doctor now ›
May be compensating: It can be normal because curling his toes when he walks somewhat stabilizes his gait. But if he has a deformity, i.e. flatfoot or bow legged, he may be compensating. A full lower extremity exam can determine why he curls his toes, which in turn can be addressed with proper shoes and/or inserts. ...Read moreGet help from a doctor now ›
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Stepped on glass 2 days ago.still painful to curl toes.sometimes walk.had xray.was "normal." can see shadow under skin.docs dont want to cut in.thots?
You would want to : Make sure all glass is out and that it did not cut any of the tendon out structures on th e bottom of the toes or feet. To have discomfort two days after stepping on glass would not be uncommon. ...Read moreGet help from a doctor now ›
Middle toe on 1 foot is swollen and hurts when i curl it (feels like a rock is under it). When unbent feels fine, all other toes are fine. No trauma?
Possible tendonitis: You may have a flexor tendonitis. If there are no color or temperature changes to the toe: ice it for about 10 minutes 3 times a day. Try taping it to the 4th toe to help reduce movement and wear shoes with a rigid sole. The less you move the toe the better it should feel and faster it should feel better. Icing will reduce inflammation and help with pain. ...Read moreGet help from a doctor now ›
I felt a pain in my right ankle under the bone on the outside of foot. It's like a burning, but hurts to curl my toes..?
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About every night I get muscle cramps in my legs and feet sometimes my toes curl under and Im a debetic?
Spine vs Diabetes: Could be related to your spine such as spinal stenosis or herniated disk. It also could be diabetic neuropathy. I would suggest if it is bothering you see your doctor for further evaluation. ...Read moreGet help from a doctor now ›
I am also a dancer and when I sit in my split my toe like curls is there anyway I can makenit better?
No split sitting!: Sitting in a split will not improve your flexibility any more than doing it for 20 or 30 seconds at a time. Dynamic warm up (i.e. Grand plié) will help to warm and lengthen your muscles. Sitting in a stretch is more likely to loosen your ligaments-dangerous because you cannot muscularly control this flexibility when dancing. Check out www.Iadms.Org and www.Pama.Org for dance medicine specialists. ...Read moreGet help from a doctor now ›
Sir I have problem under my toe .Its like a wound but i don't know what it is.Its not curing.Can you help in curing that please.
Any wound : That does not heal should be investigated by a doctor. You may need a biopsy. Wounds under toes may be caused by fungus. You can try an antifungal cream, but if no improvement after one week....See foot doc. ...Read moreGet help from a doctor now ›
Curly toes: Curly toes is a toe deformity which is the most common toe abnormality. The 4th and the 5th toes are the most commonly involved. 25 to 50% of the time it resolves spontaneously ...Read moreGet help from a doctor now ›
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