With a rigid hammertoe the toe is in a fixed position & cannot be straightened. Corns can form on the top of the toe and calluses can form on the ball of the foot from the #hammertoes. www.CompFoot.com
Who knew your toes needed a workout? Painful, stiff toes are no joke, and exercising to keep them flexible and feeling good isn’t, either. Whether you’re a power walker, a weekend dancer or just an everyday shoe wearer, your toes will thank you for taking time to give them a tone up.
DOUBLE TOE STRAIGHTENER. Helps align crooked toes. Comfy foam pad with adjustable toe loop uses gentle pressure to ease pain and help align crooked, overlapping or hammertoes. Wear with any shoe. $8.98
The goal for buying shoes when you have diabetes is simple: Buy shoes that don’t harm your feet. Some items to look for in a diabetic shoe include: buying the right size, use the shape of your foot as a guide, give toes wiggle room, pick pairs you can adjust, select covered heels and covered toes, and look for the American Podiatric Seal of Acceptance/Approval.
Pain in the ball of your foot could be Morton’s Neuroma
Does it feel like you have a pebble in your shoe between your 3rd and 4th toes? Perhaps you have occasional shooting or burning pain in the bottom of your foot? Do your 3rd or 4th toes occasionally sting or feel numb? Any of these could be symptoms of Morton’s Neuroma, a painful thickening of the tissue around the nerves that lead to your toes.
a good illustration of determining the presence of Morton's Toe, "(or Greek foot or "LaMay toe" or Morton's syndrome, long toe) [ ], the common term for the condition of a shortened first metatarsal in relation to the second metatarsal"--i.e., among the long instep bones, the second is longer than the first. this throws off the way you bear your weight and thus can affect everything all the way up your spine. i have this in spades, and i have a very bad back. has this ever been looked at?…