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Old 01-25-2009, 05:36 PM   #1
rachael8
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Do I have hammer toes?

A friend told me I did.

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Old 01-26-2009, 10:33 AM   #2
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Re: Do I have hammer toes?

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A friend told me I did.
I don't think it matters unless it bothers you. For me, my 2nd toe was longer than my other toes, so my left foot needed a larger shoe than the right foot. But since it didn't hurt, I didn't do surgery until I had another issue with that foot that needed surgery; then I did the hammertoe surgery. BUT, the Dr said in order to do the hammertoe, he had to do a bunionectomy which is LONG 12 week recovery. Check with a podiatrist, including asking about recovery time.

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Old 01-26-2009, 09:55 PM   #3
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Re: Do I have hammer toes?

can't see the pic since it was taken down, but I have hammer toes and they don't bother me one bit so there's no sense in worrying about them.

 
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