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Basanta Singha Roy. File photo: Sushanta Patronibish

Basanta Kumar Singha Roy wants to scale the Neelkanth peak of the Garhwal Himalayas this month. Roy’s goalissignificant considering this climb will be his first time after going through a disaster that nearly killed him.An incident involving Roy’s oxygen tank wound up leading to hospital doctors havingto amputate several of his toes. This included a hammertoe on his right foot.

“Making a comeback was not that tough, because mountaineering has been a passion all my life and I owe it to my family because of their full support,” he said. Fortunately, Roy wants to continue his passion and will not let being a few toes short deter him.

Hammertoes hurt a whole lot. If you are contending with hammertoe, podiatrist Dr. Mayer Salama, D.P.M.of Salama Foot Care can treat your foot and ankle needs.

Hammertoe

Hammertoe is little-known a painful condition that affects the second, third and fourth toes involving different joints of the toe and foot. Hammertoe can be caused by many other conditions such as RA (rheumatoid arthritis), osteoarthritis, trauma or injuries to your foot, it can be hereditary and it can also be caused by a cerebral vascular accident. If you wear shoes that are too narrow or short for your feet, it may exacerbate any pain you already have.

It is really important to your overall well-being to seek out medical attention at the first signs of foot pain or anything that may hinder your ability to walk in a normal manner. Taking care of your feet is one of the first steps to being able to live a full and healthy life.

If you have any questions, please contact one of our offices, located in Farmington Hills, Dearborn, Clarkston, and Trenton, MI. We offer the newest diagnostic and treatment technologies for all your foot care needs.

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