lesser toes

lesser toes

toes 2-5
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TM)] device is indicated for the fixation of osteotomies and reconstruction of the lesser toes following correction procedures for hammertoe, claw toe, and mallet toe.
In your case, a big first toe (known as an Egyptian foot) needs a narrow platform that keeps the big toe from jamming in bourrees and enables the lesser toes to take more of the pressure.
Hammertoe occurs when compression forces the lesser toes to bend over in a claw shape, shortening their tendons.
Trinkaus's theory is bolstered, according to the journal, by evidence of "marked reduction in the robusticity of the lesser toes in the context of little or no reduction in overall limb locomotor robusticity" during the same time period.
The longitudinal arch and great toe, with its relation to the lesser toes, are also examined.
Hammertoes are flexible or rigid, and may occur on any of the lesser toes.
The PRO-TOE[TM] VO Hammertoe System was designed to offer a simple and efficient means to surgically repair the lesser toes following correction of a hammertoe deformity.
Three potential reasons for bunion surgery include a painful boney "bump" at the base of the big toe making shoe fit difficult, the big toe drifting laterally or toward the lesser toes and pain within the big toe joint.
This system was designed in cooperation with world-renowned foot and ankle surgeons to offer a simple and efficient means to surgically repair the lesser toes following correction of a hammertoe deformity.
A hammertoe is a contracture of the tissues surrounding the joints of the lesser toes, causing significant pain and discomfort in addition to an altered physical appearance.
This system, designed with assistance from extremity specialists, offers a relatively easy mechanism for surgically repairing the lesser toes after correction of a hammer toe deformity.
This new product introduction is an important solution for patients requiring fusion of the lesser toes for hammertoe deformities.