Podiatry/overlapping

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Hi there wanting to ask a question my second toe overlaps my third and waiting to see a podiatrist but was wondering what to expect at my appointment

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Hi Hazel

It depends on the doctor.  If you were in my office, I would do a simple minimally-invasive office procedure which requires no stitch.  I would release the soft tissues on the bottom of the 3rd toe and it would be even with the second toe.  

Some doctors may suggest bone surgery and pins.

http://www.thetampapodiatrist.com/blog/is-hammertoe-surgery-the-only-option/

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Dr. Marc Katz

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Medical and surgical problems of the foot and ankle. Pain Management of the Foot & Ankle using Advanced Cryosurgical techniques. Regenerative Medicine - Prolotherapy Minimally Invasive Surgical techniques Woundcare, diabetic ulcers and limb salvage. Laser Toenail Fungus Treatment. Specialized techniques for heel pain relief.

Experience

Podiatrist in private practice for 22 years in Tampa Florida Education/Credentials I am a board-certified (ABPS)Doctor of Podiatric Medicine (DPM) and a certified Foot Cryosurgeon

Organizations
American Board of Podiatric Surgery Fellow, American Society of Podiatric Surgeons American Podiatric Medical Association Florida Podiatric Medical Association American Professional Wound Care Association Cryostar certified in Foot Cryosurgery

Education/Credentials
Graduated Scholl College of Podiatric Medicine in 1988 Residency training Arkansas Foot Clinics

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