Re: Overlapping Toes

: Hi Dr Vivian
: My second toe on my right foot was always longer than my big toe and now overlaps it to a significant extent. It looks weird and is a real problem when I have to wear shoes (even wide ones) The second joint is also quite swollen. I have tried various ways of restraining/retraining the toe over the years , but it always flips back over the big toe. What is involved in surgery to correct this problem?

Posted By Keir on January 01, 2004 at 22:23:22:

In Reply to: Overlapping Toes posted by Rob on December 01, 2003 at 17:40:09:

A silicone insert on the back of the Achillotrain leaves tendon pressure-free and provides intermittent compression for the reduction of swelling and edema.

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