Question about Hammer toeI have bunions in both feet and now the second toes are crossing over the big toes, would i require an operation?
The need for an operation depends on the degree of symptoms and is a personal choice. The condition is not life threatening so operation is for pain and deformity. There are good operations available for this condition and your surgeon will be happy to discuss them with you.
Orthopaedic surgeon, Orthopaedist
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