Originally Posted by Iñaki
Lately I have been hearing that botox can be used for the treatment of claw toes or hammer toes and i would like to know if there is any study regarding this matter.
Does anyone know something about it?
These studies may be of interest to you.
Gaber, T. A. Z. K., Basu, B., Shakespeare, D., Singh, R., Salam, S., & McFarlane, J. (2011). Botulinum Toxin in the management of hitchhiker's toe. NeuroRehabilitation, 28(4), 395-399.
Lee, J. H., Han, S. H., Ye, J. F., Lee, B. N., An, X., & Kwon, S. O. (2012). Effective zone of botulinum toxin a injections in hallux claw toe syndrome: An anatomical study. Muscle & Nerve, 45(2), 217-221. doi: 10.1002/mus.22263
Lim, E. C. H., Ong, B. K. C., & Seet, R. C. S. (2006). Botulinum toxin-A injections for spastic toe clawing. Parkinsonism & Related Disorders, 12(1), 43-47. doi: 10.1016/j.parkreldis.2005.06.008
Mitchell, P. D., Tisdall, M., & Zadeh, H. G. (2004). Selective botulinum toxin injection in the treatment of recurrent deformity following surgical correction of club foot. Acta Orthopaedica Scandinavica, 75(5), 630-633.
Radovic, P. A., & Shah, E. (2008). Nonsurgical treatment for hallux abducto valgus with botulinum toxin A. Journal of the American Podiatric Medical Association, 98(1), 61-65.