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Forum Name: Joint surgery

Question: hammertoe repair

 cruella - Mon Sep 07, 2009 10:41 am

I had hammertoe repair surgery in 2006, on 3 toes on the right foot. Yesterday I jarred one of the toes severely and now believe it is broken. Should I just tape the allegedly broken toe to a companion toe and forget about it, or is it best to see a physician?
 Tom Plamondon PA-C - Tue Sep 15, 2009 8:38 pm

User avatar Hello,
The only way to tell if the toe is broken is to get an x-ray so yes seeing a physician is a good idea.
Take care.

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