Mercy's Top Surgeons Perform Hammer Toe Correction in Baltimore

Foot and Ankle Reconstruction at Mercy - Baltimore

Our top surgeons at The Institute for Foot and Ankle Reconstruction at Mercy in Baltimore perform hammer toe correction to help relieve the pain associated with having a hammer toe.

What is Hammer Toe Correction?

Hammer toe correction is performed to return the toe to its normal alignment and function. The type of surgical correction will depend on the severity of the hammer toe.  

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How is a Hammer Toe Correction performed?

Hammer toe correction is an outpatient surgical procedure performed under local anesthesia. If the toe is not stiff, the tendon can be cut and sometimes bone removed to allow the toe to return to its normal position. A transplant may be needed if arthritis is in the toe joint.

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Dr. Rebecca Cerrato - Foot and Ankle Reconstruction at Mercy - Baltimore
Rebecca Cerrato, M.D.

Dr. Rebecca Cerrato, a Board Certified orthopedic surgeon at The Institute for Foot and Ankle Reconstruction at Mercy, is highly regarded for her expertise in foot and ankle disorders.

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Remember the acronym RICE when you sprain your ankle: rest, ice, compression, elevation. When pain persists after a day, see a doctor.

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