Bunion & Hammer Toe Treatments in St. Catharines

Symptoms and Conditions

  • Bony bump on inside of big toe joint, may be red and often painful, especially when wearing tight or high-heeled shoes

Diagnosis

  • Bunion or hallux valgus

Symptoms and Conditions

  • Contracted toes often the second toe but may be any of the other toes

  • Often develop a growth of hard skin on the top of the joint; may be on the end of the toe that can often be painful

Diagnosis

  • Hammer toe deformity with formation of corn on prominent area of toe

Treatments

  • Evaluation of the cause of the deformity

  • Advice on proper shoe gear

  • May need orthotics to balance the feet and arches to reduce stress on the joints of the big toe and smaller toes

  • Balance the toes to reduce the deformities, possibly with braces for the toes

  • May need surgery to correct severe cases

Contact Us

We are always ready to welcome new patients.

INFORMATION

G. Peter Higenell
52 George Street
St. Catharines, ON

L2R 5N6

 905-984-8671

 905-984-8566

 footcare@higenellfootcare.ca

APPOINTMENT AVAILABILITY

Monday: 08:45 AM – 04:30 PM
Tuesday: 08:45 AM – 07:45 PM
Wednesday: 08:45 AM – 12:30 PM
Thursday: 08:45 AM – 04:30 PM
Friday: 08:45 AM – 04:30 PM


SERVICE AREA

  • The Niagara Region

  • St. Catharines

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