Altha Rapkin

Foot Pain In Diabetics

Entries from 2015-07-01 to 1 month

What Are Hammertoes Deformity

Overview Hammer toes affects both joints of a toe, causing the toe to bend upwards at the proximal joint (the joint closest to the foot) and down at the distal joint (the one farthest away from the foot). The resulting unnatural bend is of…

Contracted Toe Pain

Overview A Hammertoes is a toe that is bent because of a weakened muscle. The weakened muscle makes the tendons (tissues that connect muscles to bone) shorter, causing the toes to curl under the feet. Hammertoes can run in families. They c…