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What are hammertoes?


A toe that is bent in a downward direction is often referred to as a hammer toe.  Depending on the joint that is bent, these can sometimes also be called claw toes or mallet toes. This is usually a result of uncorrected foot imbalances and is aggravated by certain footwear.

- Meghan L.