The New York Bone & Joint Specialists Blog

Hammertoe

What Is A Hammertoe?

A hammertoe refers to a deformity of the second, third or fourth toe in which the toe is bent to the side at the middle joint. While a hammertoe may be corrected conservatively at first, it may begin to cause pain or discomfort and become fixed in its position if not treated. At this point, […]

jammed toe

I Jammed My Toe. Is It Broken?

You know how much it can hurt to stub or drop something on your toe. While you don’t need to see a podiatrist every time someone steps on your toes, fractures are pretty common injuries for your toes and should be treated properly. Mild fractures may heal on their own, but some can be recurrent, […]

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