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Can a person walk after having a big toe amputation?

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Dr. David Laha
Podiatry
4 doctors agree

In brief: Yes

Having a big toe removed can alter a person' s gait.
Usually, an orthotic device (arch support) with a toe filler along with a good stiff soled shoe will minimize gait irregularities. Dr l.

In brief: Yes

Having a big toe removed can alter a person' s gait.
Usually, an orthotic device (arch support) with a toe filler along with a good stiff soled shoe will minimize gait irregularities. Dr l.
Dr. David Laha
Dr. David Laha
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3 doctors agree

In brief: Yes

With properly fitted shoes walking is not a problem after an amputation of the hallux.

In brief: Yes

With properly fitted shoes walking is not a problem after an amputation of the hallux.
Dr. Christopher Pappas
Dr. Christopher Pappas
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3 doctors agree

In brief: Yes

There will be some adjustment in the pattern of walking but you can still walk.

In brief: Yes

There will be some adjustment in the pattern of walking but you can still walk.
Dr. Arnold Beresh
Dr. Arnold Beresh
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