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What To Expect From Hammertoe Surgery

2016-02-27T18:30:30+00:00

Hammertoe By Ken Lefkowitz, DPM Last week we covered bunion surgery, so today we’ll discuss another common podiatric procedure, hammertoe surgery. First of all, a hammertoe is a deformity that causes the toe to bend downward in the middle so it resembles a hammer. When padding the affected toe or changing footwear doesn't [...]

What To Expect From Hammertoe Surgery2016-02-27T18:30:30+00:00

Hammer Toes: Doylestown Podiatrist Ken Lefkowitz Discusses This Nagging Problem

2016-02-27T18:11:57+00:00

By Dr. Ken Lefkowitz A hammer toe is a contracture (bending) of the toe at its first joint, the proximal interphalangeal joint. There are two types; flexible and rigid. Flexible hammer toes are less serious because they are still moveable at the joint. Rigid hammer toes, seen in patients who have arthritis or wait too [...]

Hammer Toes: Doylestown Podiatrist Ken Lefkowitz Discusses This Nagging Problem2016-02-27T18:11:57+00:00
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