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Beloved Shoe Might be Possible Hammertoe Hazard

flip-flops6Flip-Flops are incredibly popular and are known for being trendy shoes that go with almost every outfit. Nevertheless, wearing flip-flops can also incur the risk of developing conditions such as hammertoe.

This occurs since the often-flimsy soles flip-flops feature do not provide adequate arch support for your feet. You can lower your risk of developing hammertoe by wearing flip-flops only occasionally and choose footwear that provides good support.

Hammertoes can be a painful ordeal. Speaking to a podiatrist like Dr. Brad Bachmann of Louetta Foot and Ankle Specialists, P.A. helps you better understand the steps you can take to ensure that your feet stay healthy..


Hammertoe is little-known a painful condition that affects the second, third and fourth toes involving different joints of the toe and foot. Hammertoe can be caused by many other conditions such as RA (rheumatoid arthritis), osteoarthritis, trauma or injuries to your foot, it can be hereditary and it can also be caused by a cerebral vascular accident. If you wear shoes that are too narrow or short for your feet, it may exacerbate any pain you already have.

It is really important to your overall well-being to seek out medical attention at the first signs of foot pain or anything that may hinder your ability to walk in a normal manner. Taking care of your feet is one of the first steps to being able to live a full and healthy life.

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If you have any questions, please contact one of our offices in Houston, TX and The Woodlands, TX. We offer the newest diagnostic and treatment technologies for all your foot care needs.

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