A hammer toe is a deformity of one or both joints of the 2nd, 3rd, 4th or 5th toe. This deformity can put pressure on the toe when wearing shoes and cause pain.
Hammer toes are the result of an imbalance between the tendons on the top and on the bottom of the toe. They can be either flexible or rigid. Custom orthoses can help restore the balance between the tendons when they are flexible. When rigid, adapted footwear can help reduce pain. Surgery is recommended when nonsurgical treatments do not provide proper relief.
Did you know that it is possible to perform a hallux valgus (bunion) surgery without general anaesthesia?
Did you know that the podiatrist can perform a surgical plantar wart removal in the office under local anaesthesia?
Cysts and soft tissus
A wide range of soft tissue surgery procedures are available to our podiatrists and are performed in accordance with a very rigorous protocol which includes using sterile surgical instruments and field.