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Can wearing really tight shoes cause you to have claw toe?

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Dr. Michael Sparacino
Family Medicine
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In brief: Possibly

This is one of those problems where a visit to your doctor is necessary to figure out what's going on.
Only after a thorough evaluation, including examination and possibly labs and other tests, can your doctor correctly diagnose you and treat you effectively.

In brief: Possibly

This is one of those problems where a visit to your doctor is necessary to figure out what's going on.
Only after a thorough evaluation, including examination and possibly labs and other tests, can your doctor correctly diagnose you and treat you effectively.
Dr. Michael Sparacino
Dr. Michael Sparacino
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Dr. Payam Rafat
Podiatry

In brief: Yes. May contribute

A claw toe is a toe that is contracted both of its joints (middle and end joints in the toe), and can lead to severe pressure and pain.
Claw toes result from a muscle imbalance which causes the ligaments and tendons to become unnaturally tight causing the toe's joints to curl downwards.

In brief: Yes. May contribute

A claw toe is a toe that is contracted both of its joints (middle and end joints in the toe), and can lead to severe pressure and pain.
Claw toes result from a muscle imbalance which causes the ligaments and tendons to become unnaturally tight causing the toe's joints to curl downwards.
Dr. Payam Rafat
Dr. Payam Rafat
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