Hammer & Claw Toe
Become Pain-Free With Help From Our Experienced Team
Hammertoes, also called claw or mallet toes, refer to toes that are bent in an unnatural way. The offending toe or toes will begin to bend upward and, over time, can become stiff and unbendable. This stiffness can cause you discomfort and pain, creating corns and blisters where your toe rubs against your shoe. They are named after their resemblance to the hammers in a piano.
At New West Podiatry, we don’t want to just treat your foot problems; we want to educate you. Knowing more about the source of your foot pain is empowering and allows you to choose a hammer and claw toe treatment in Levittown and New York, NY, that is right for you.
The Most Frequent Causes of Hammertoes
A toe begins to curl in when the muscles contract. This contraction of the muscle can be caused by many things, but the most common causes of hammertoes are:
- Frequent wearing of high-heeled or narrow-toed shoes
- A foot structure issue present since birth
- Rheumatoid arthritis
- Stroke, cerebral palsy, or degenerative disc disease
- Being bedridden for a long period of time
- A lack of feeling in your feet, often caused by diabetes
- Injury to your toe such as a break, dislocation, or jam
No matter the cause of your painfully tight toes, our expert podiatrists are ready and able to create a custom hammertoe treatment plan suited to your unique needs. The goal of our foot doctors is to address the root cause of your pain and make that pain stop forever. We are only satisfied when your feet are pain-free.
Contact Us for Hammer & Claw Toe Treatment in Levittown & New York, NY
Experience our 5-star-rated podiatry care by scheduling your New West Podiatry New Patient Assessment today. Simply call (212) 874-1190 to reach our Manhattan office, (516) 579-2800 to reach our Long Island office, or click here to use our convenient online form. Your appointment includes:
- Discuss Your Goals & Concerns
- Complete Exam
- Diagnosis & Treatment Plan
- Start Treatment At Your First Visit!
During your appointment, we will take the time to answer any questions you have about our podiatrists, our treatments, our offices, or anything else you may want to know about us. We can’t wait to help you get back to living your life pain-free!
As one of the premier podiatry practices in Levittown & New York, NY, our podiatrists and team at New West Podiatry also provide 5-star podiatry care to patients from East Meadow, Merrick, Bellmore, Hicksville & Plainview, NY & the surrounding areas.