How Stretches Can Help Your Hammertoe Pain

Now that the warm temperatures of early summer have arrived, you may be spending a lot more time in sandals, flip-flops and open-front shoes. Notice anything different about your toes? Maybe one or more of them looks a bit odd, with the middle joint poking up like one of the Front Range peaks on the western skyline. Could be you have the beginnings of hammertoes, a toe deformity caused by muscle and ligament imbalance.

Help relieve your toe pain by relaxing tight tendons and strengthening loose muscles with these exercises and stretches for hammertoes:

These will get you started to loosen tight toes and keep them flexible, but you really should come in and let the foot specialists at Rocky Mountain Foot & Ankle Center have a look at them. We can test for biomechanical or nervous system problems that could be contributing to your bent toes, and offer other treatments to keep them straight and relieve pain. Call us in Golden or Wheat Ridge, CO today by dialing (303) 423-2520. You can also schedule an appointment online.

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