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A toe amputation of which toes might not change your gait?

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Dr. Ellen Wenzel
Podiatry
3 doctors agree

In brief: Isolated

The amputation of isolated toes generally does not lead to a significant change in gait.

In brief: Isolated

The amputation of isolated toes generally does not lead to a significant change in gait.
Dr. Ellen Wenzel
Dr. Ellen Wenzel
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Dr. Jeffrey Kass
Podiatry
1 doctor agrees

In brief: If your large

Toe is amputated this would lead to an apropulsive gait.
Any other isolated toe amputation likely would not alter your gait much at all.

In brief: If your large

Toe is amputated this would lead to an apropulsive gait.
Any other isolated toe amputation likely would not alter your gait much at all.
Dr. Jeffrey Kass
Dr. Jeffrey Kass
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In brief: Big Toe???

If the big toe is removed you will walk with a slight limp due to less than normal ability to push off when walking.
Removal of the one of the lesser toes doesn't seem to do much to the gait cycle.

In brief: Big Toe???

If the big toe is removed you will walk with a slight limp due to less than normal ability to push off when walking.
Removal of the one of the lesser toes doesn't seem to do much to the gait cycle.
Dr. David Hettinger
Dr. David Hettinger
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Dr. Payam Rafat
Podiatry

In brief: Lesser toes

An isolated amputation of any of the lesser toes may not cause any significant change in your gait.

In brief: Lesser toes

An isolated amputation of any of the lesser toes may not cause any significant change in your gait.
Dr. Payam Rafat
Dr. Payam Rafat
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Dr. Ellen Wenzel
Podiatry

In brief: Yes

There are many people with amputation of the foot at many levels without significant changes in their gait pattern.

In brief: Yes

There are many people with amputation of the foot at many levels without significant changes in their gait pattern.
Dr. Ellen Wenzel
Dr. Ellen Wenzel
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