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New Balance, Brooks, Saucony, Finn Comfort, Dunham, Aravon, and Naot are JUST A FEW Name brands that we carry.

The FootWorks store carries new lines of shoes from P.W. Minor and Drew shoes.  These shoes address Diabetic, Arthritic and hard to fit feet. 

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Phone: 614-367-1510 / 1-800-515-1640

Fax: 614-367-1246

Address:  1302 Hill Road North

                   Pickerington, Ohio 43147

We are conveniently located on State Route 256 (Hill Road) in Pickerington, 1 mile south of Interstate 70 on the East side of the street.  We are right next to Advanced Auto Parts store in a free standing building which we share with First Steps to Broadway and directly across the street from Kohl's department store.   

 


Morton's Toe

Definition

Morton’s Toe is a common forefoot disorder where the second toe is longer than the Big Toe (the Hallux).

Cause

Morton’s toe leads to excessive pressure on the second metatarsal head (behind the second toe at the ball- of-the-foot) resulting in pain similar to the discomfort associated with metatarsalgia.  The constant pressure placed on the longer second toe while walking or standing can lead to callus formation under the second metatarsal head due to this excessive pressure.

Treatment and Prevention

Proper treatment of Morton’s Toe starts with selecting proper footwear.  Footwear with a high and wide toe box (toe area) is ideal for treating this condition.  It may be necessary to buy footwear a half size to a size larger to accommodate the longer second toe.

Orthotics that feature arch support to keep the foot aligned, and a metatarsal pad to reduce stress on the ball-of-the-foot are often recommended when treating this condition.  Proper footwear combined with a effective orthotic will provide relief from pain associated with Morton’s Toe.

If problem persists, consult a foot doctor.

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The FootWorks Store Inc.
1302 Hill Rd. N
Pickerington, OH 43147-8986
Toll Free: 1-800-515-1640
Phone: 614-367-1510
Fax: 614-367-1246
 
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