There are some people who suffer from a condition that is known as claw toe without even realizing what it actually is or what causes it. If you are noticing that you have one or more toes that are deformed, it could be that you are suffering from the claw toe condition. By making an appointment to see the staff at Mill Creek Foot and Ankle Clinic, you will have a chance to learn all about the best options in claw toe treatment and surgery in Snohomish.
A common misconception is that this is a foot deformity that comes from wearing shoes that squeeze the feet a little bit too tight. However, this can also be something that comes about whenever there is nerve damage from issues like alcoholism and diabetes. Both of these issues can weaken muscle structures in the foot, leading to the claw shape of the toe.
The symptoms of claw toe are the following:
- Toes are bent in an upward fashion, known as extension, from the joint area at the ball of the foot
- Toes are bent downward, known as flexion, at the middle portion of the joint toward the sole portion of the shoe
- At times, your toes will bend downward from the top joints, then curling under the foot
- There can be corns that develop across the top of the toe or right underneath the ball portion of the foot.
Upon meeting with us at Mill Creek Foot and Ankle Clinic, we will be happy to offer a full examination of your feet. After properly diagnosing claw toe, we can then look at a number of treatment options that may be available to you.
Want short claw toe surgery recovery time? Call Mill Creek Foot and Ankle Clinic at (425)482-6663 for claw toe treatment and surgery in Snohomish.