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If you think you are developing claw toes, you should contact your health care provider for an evaluation.
The health care provider will perform a physical examination, and check for muscle, nerve, and spine problems. The physical examination will probably include extra attention to the feet and hands.
You will be asked questions about your medical history and symptoms. Questions may include:
Special shoes may be recommended to relieve pressure. The abnormal shape of the toe can cause increased pressure and calluses or ulcers on the affected toes. Claw toes can also be treated surgically.
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