Salt Lake City's Leading Experts on Treating Bunions and Other Common Toe Conditions
Even though bunions and toe conditions are common, there are plenty of misconceptions about both. You may have heard that there is nothing a doctor can do for a broken toe, but that simply isn’t true. Many people unnecessarily suffer from the pain of bunions or broken toes for years before seeking treatment. Depending on the source of your pain, there are many treatment options available.
Common Toe Conditions
Broken toes, bunions, hammertoe, and crossover toe are just a few of the metatarsal and phalange conditions we treat. Pain, swelling, difficulty standing or walking, or a burning sensation are all symptoms of some of the following common toe conditions.
Our Treatment Approach to Bunions and Other Toe Conditions
At Rocky Mountain Foot and Ankle, we always focus on non-surgical treatments first. For many metatarsal and phalange conditions, catching the problem in its early stages is important in preventing long-term issues or advanced treatments. If we can start interventions before your toes start to shift or pull, it is more likely that we can stabilize the joint and reduce symptoms non-surgically. To do so, we utilize taping and splinting, custom inserts, stretching, shoe and lifestyle modifications, and injection therapy, among other tools. By addressing the underlying cause of the toe condition, we can often achieve lifelong results.
If your toe deformities or conditions are advanced past minimally invasive treatment options, surgery will become part of the discussion. In some cases, surgery is the only way to move the toe back to its normal position or otherwise fix any deformities affecting your toes.
Take the First Step Toward Wellness
An investment in your feet is an investment in your quality of life.