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The Curly Toe: Causes and Treatment

21st June 2010
Of the many conditions which result in a change in the shape or position of the toes, the curly toe stands out as a more unique deformity that is treated in a somewhat different manner than a standard toe deformity (like a hammertoe). This article will di... Read >
Author: Scott Kilberg DPM

Deformities that Affect the Little Toe

25th September 2009
The fifth toe on our foot takes a lot of abuse largely thanks to the fashionable shoes we wear. This little toe is squeezed, squashed, smashed and shoved into footwear of all shapes and sizes. The unfortunate results are foot deformities and injuries that... Read >
Author: jane baron

Etonic Soft-Tech Dress Shoes

21st August 2009
If you are looking for a line of dress shoes that looks stylish but will give you top quality support, traction and motion control, check out Etonic's collection of Soft-Tech shoes. The shoe SFT20-1 comes in Black/Black, White/Black and White/White. It... Read >
Author: jane baron

Orthotics for Hammertoe

17th July 2009
Hammertoe is a common foot deformity that occurs when the toes become locked into a permanently bent position. They are often caused by wearing ill-fitting footwear, particularly high-heeled shoes, which force the toes into a bent position. Anatomically s... Read >
Author: kentsmith

Treatment for Cavus Foot

15th July 2009
Q: What is the best way to treat Cavus Foot? A: Cavus Foot can usually be treated using a combination of orthopedic devices that protect the foot from pain and provide the foot with extra support, especially when it comes to stability and balance (some... Read >
Author: kentsmith

Toe Amputation: Causes and Consequences

06th July 2009
Q: What are the most common reasons for toe amputation? A: Toes may need to be amputated for a variety of reasons. One of the most common reasons is infection. A toe may be removed to prevent an infection from spreading to the bone or bloodstream, or ... Read >
Author: kentsmith
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