claw toe treatment for diabetics

i am type two diabetic, have a large toe that has a tendency to claw, result is i get toe blister/ulcers. i have started using a foam tube that reduces the occurance of same but sitll happening.
food doctor has told me to practice my toe not clawing, is there a product that will help me i.e. like a yogo toe or something like that. al

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  1. Foot-com

    Hello and thank you for your question. As a diabetic if you have had recurrence of ulceration on the tip of your digit, I recommend discussing a surgical procedure to correct the hammertoe or claw toe.

    Most contracted digits are due to a muscle imbalance which is difficult to reverse – and if your claw toe is rigid – then there is no way to reverse it as it is now structural.

    A claw toe or hammertoe surgery has a quick recovery – roughly 2 weeks – and will help reduce the risk of ulcer recurrence. I hope this helps!

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    Dr. Emily Splichal
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    By law, we cannot give specific medical advice over the Internet.

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