What are hammertoes?
Deformity that occurs in a toe. Hammertoe or claw toe is a common pathology, especially in women, due to the excessive use of heels, platforms and tight shoes. This practice affects the muscles and deforms the joints of the fingers in a progressive and permanent manner, although it is also likely that the deformity is present as a consequence of a disorder at the genetic level of the individual.
Article prepared by Clínica San Román
Date of publication: 7-07-2017
Revision date: 28- 1- 2020