Hammertoes Information, Treatment & Shoes for Hammertoes
Hammertoes is a condition, usually stemming from muscle imbalance, in which the toe is bent in a claw-like position. Hammertoes occurs most frequently with the second toe, often when a bunion
slants the big toe toward and under it, but any of the other three smaller toes can be affected.
RECOMMENDATIONS: The easiest way to avoid these painful toe problems is to make sure you wear special shoes for hammertoes. Shoes for people with Hammertoe should have a wide toe box to avoid crowding of the toes. Shoe inserts, orthotic inserts
, and products to keep toes separated, such as gel toe separators
and toe caps are also effective in providing relief from pain and discomfort.Drew shoes
all carry shoes for people with hammertoes. HealthyFeetStore.com carries a large selection of these hammertoe shoes shown below.
For more information on hammertoes see the following articles Hammertoes and Correct Shoes
and What Are Hammertoes and How Can They Be Treated.