hammertoe


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hammertoe

1. a deformity of the bones of a toe causing the toe to be bent in a clawlike arch
2. such a toe

hammertoe

[′ham·ər‚tō]
(medicine)
A condition of the toe, usually the second, in which the proximal phalanx is extremely extended while the two distal phalanges are flexed.
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At my practice, I treat at least 100 people a year - having a hammertoe is a common condition of the foot.
Damage to nerve endings in the foot caused by the disease can leave patients without the ability to feel pain, so even a minor hammertoe can turn into a dangerous wound.
As part of this initiative, Wright's MiToe[TM] hammertoe program website is now live and can be accessed at www.
If unsightly foot problems--such as bunions, hammertoes, and nail fungus--prevent you from exposing your feet on the beach or in sandals this summer, there are remedies available that will have them looking and feeling better before the warm weather comes, according to the American College of Foot and Ankle Surgeons.
Hammertoe is often caused by wearing high heels or shoes that are too tight in the toe box, and can lead to increased pressure and discomfort when wearing shoes.
NASDAQ: WMGI), a global orthopaedic medical device company, announced the full commercial release of the PRO-TOE[TM] VO Hammertoe Fixation System.
Cosmetic foot surgery runs the gamut, from injectable fillers to toe shortening or lengthening and bunion and hammertoe surgery when there's no pain or dysfunction.
These include the Smart Toe([R])II Hammertoe Fixation System, the Anchorage[TM] Plating System, the Smart Toe([R])DIP implant, the FIXOS[TM] SV and CS screw system, the SubFix[TM] Arthroeresis System, and the Ti-Fuse fixation system.
a global orthopaedic manufacturer headquartered in France, announces the limited launch of the new Smart Toe([R])II Hammertoe Fixation System.
NASDAQ: WMGI), a global orthopaedic medical device company, today announced the limited release of the PRO-TOE[TM] VO Hammertoe Fixation System.
Special interests include total ankle replacement, bunion and hammertoe correction, diabetic foot health and wound care, among other foot and ankle conditions.
The pain from hammertoe, a deformity that can cause one or more toes to assume a claw shape, can curtail an evening of dancing or make a favorite pair of shoes unwearable.