How To Fix Crooked Toes?

What causes crooked toes?

Causes and Symptoms

Inappropriate footwear is the leading cause of crooked toes.

Footwear that possesses heel elevation, rigid soles, tapering toe boxes, and toe-spring may force your toes into unusual positions and encourage muscle or tendon imbalances in your feet and lower extremities.

Can a crooked toe be straightened?

If the toe stays bent long enough, the muscles tighten and the toe will not be able to straighten out. Certain shoes – wearing high heels or shoes that are too tight through the box can force toes into a flexed position. When worn repeatedly, the toes may not be able to straighten, even when barefoot.

How can I straighten my toes naturally?

Your doctor or physical therapist may be able to suggest more exercises.

  • Gently pull on your toes to stretch the bent joints. For example, if a joint bends up, gently stretch it down.
  • Do towel curls. Put a towel flat under your feet and use your toes to crumple it.
  • Do marble pickups.

How can I straighten my hammer toes without surgery?

These include:

  1. Wear sensible shoes. If you don’t want to have surgery to fix your hammertoe, Dr.
  2. Use a pumice stone. The corn or callus that forms on top of the hammertoe can cause discomfort when you wear shoes.
  3. Do foot exercises. Dr.