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Please help! what is the foot condition called when your toes curl upwards and making you walk on the ball of your foot?

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In brief: Hammertoes

It sounds like you are describing hammertoes, which are often genetic but progressive with age.
Neuropathy and other neurologic problems can also cause them. Certain shoes can also cause or exacerbate the problem. A podiatrist can discuss treatment options with you.

In brief: Hammertoes

It sounds like you are describing hammertoes, which are often genetic but progressive with age.
Neuropathy and other neurologic problems can also cause them. Certain shoes can also cause or exacerbate the problem. A podiatrist can discuss treatment options with you.
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