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What are Hammertoes?

A "Hammertoe" is a toe deformity condition where the middle toe joint is contracted. (Similar to Mallet Toe but, at a different joint).

The ligaments attached to the joint contract, and pull the middle (or what is called the second joint), up into a stiff, rigid position.

The toes become "hammered" due to an imbalance in the tension of ligaments and tendons on the top and bottom of the foot.

Once the toe joint position becomes rigid, corns can develop on the top to protect the joint from shoe pressure.

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What Causes a Hammertoe?

The condition is often hereditary. If the bones of the middle toes are longer than the big toes, they can get squashed in your shoes. In some cases, the tendons in the foot and up the leg can shorten and cause a contraction in the toes.

Arthritis can be a culprit too, but more often than not, it's the type of shoes you wear. Yup! It's confirmed! Poor-fitting shoes cause the majority of our foot problems.

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Can Prolotex™ FIR Socks help?

Yes, Far Infrared Socks can help. Prolotex™ Socks provide nice, cozy cushioning for your sore hammered toes, as well as, helping to ease the pain in the joints.

FIR energy may not relax the ligaments and tendons to the point of flattening out again, but they will help to ease pain, swelling and cramping of your toe joints.

Best of all - just wear them. That's it! The FIR energy from the Bio Ceramics does all the work for you.

FREE Tips To Living with Hammertoes:

  • Wear comfortable shoes with roomy toe boxes. If your toes press into the ends of your shoes, so they actually touch, your shoes are too short!
  • Wear soft, comfy Prolotex™ Far Infrared Socks
  • If you have deformities, check with your doctor and ask about the underlying bone structure. Sometimes they will do surgery to actually shorten the bones and relax the ligaments.
  • Wear a fresh, clean pair of Prolotex™ Far Infrared Socks every day to help cushion and protect your toes


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