Treatment Options for Hammertoes

Have you been diagnosed with hammertoes or noticed issues with your feet that may indicate a hammertoe? If so, your Lake Ridge and Stafford Foot and Ankle Center podiatrists are here to help. Find out the most common treatments available for those with hammertoes and why you should seek treatment.

There are some home self-help ways to help alleviate any pain or other issues you are experiencing as a result. These include: 

There are several actual treatment options you can consider or use in conjunction with one another depending on the severity of your issue, such as: 

If none of these more conservative options work, you may need to consider surgical correction.  There are many surgical options for treating hammertoes, and if your condition has gotten so bad that pain and other symptoms are affecting your quality of life, then it’s time we talked about these surgery treatment options with you.

Don’t let hammertoes or other foot problems affect your daily life or cause you pain. Turn to the Lake Ridge and Stafford Foot & Ankle Centers today and let’s get your hammertoe ailment corrected so you can then function pain free. Hammertoe correction is performed as an outpatient surgery at a local hospital or surgery center. Techniques utilizing surgical screws and pins have shortened healing time and improved surgical results tremendously. Just ask one of our foot & ankle board certified surgeons today about the benefits and risks of hammertoe surgical repair. Call Today!

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Associated Foot & Ankle Centers of Northern Virginia, PC

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