Hammertoe can be caused because of wearing wrong type of shoes such as high heels or shoes that are too short or narrow that force the toe into a bent position. Other reasons are foot structure such as bunions or other foot problems, trauma and certain muscle, nerve, or joint damage diseases such as osteoarthritis, rheumatoid arthritis, stroke, Charcot–Marie–Tooth disease, complex regional pain syndrome or diabetes.
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The World Hammertoe Market report is a competitive analysis report summarizes the market by share owing to extensive use of medications and high expenditure on the health care. Additionally, the fastest uptake of new technology in the US drives the global Hammertoe market.
Also, concentration of major research companies and cancer research sector in the developed countries of this region is adding fuel to the market growth.
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Key Players for Global Hammertoe Market: Some of key players profiled in the report are BioPro, Instratek, Stryker, Extremity Medical LLC, Arrowhead Medical Device Technologies, LLC, Wright Medical Group N.V., Nextremity Solutions, Inc., Smith & Nephew plc., Biomet, Inc., Acumed and others.
Europe is the second largest market in the world due to high income and healthcare penetration. Asia Pacific region is expected to grow rapidly and China and India are likely to lead this market due to fast growing industrial sector during the forecast period.
Gulf nations such as Saudi Arabia and the UAE are estimated to drive the Middle East & African market. The African region is expected to witness a moderate growth owing to poor economic and political conditions and poor healthcare development.
Market Synopsis of Global Hammertoe Market: Hammertoe is a foot deformity due to imbalance in the muscles, tendons or ligaments which normally hold the toe straight. A hammertoe has an abnormal bend in the middle joint of a toe and usually occur in the second, third and fourth toes.
Changing your footwear and wearing shoe inserts may relieve the pain and pressure of hammertoe but severe cases require surgery to get relief..
The treatment in most cases consists of physical therapy and new shoes with soft, spacious toe boxes and in severe cases, surgery. The patient may also be prescribed toe exercises that can be done at home to stretch and strengthen the toe muscles.
Physical exercises such as stretching the toes or picking things by the toes are also effective. In some cases a brace that pushes down on the toes to force them to stretch out their muscles is also prescribed.
Hammertoe can be of two types i.e. flexible hammer toes and rigid hammer toes.
Flexible hammer toes are less serious and are still moveable at the joint and are in the developmental stage. Rigid hammer toes is more developed and more serious and can be seen in cases of severe arthritis.
Rigid hammer toe are tight, with misaligned and immobile joint, generally requiring surgery.
The treatment of hammertoe include physiotherapy, drug treatment to relieve associated symptoms and surgery. The drawbacks of surgery include risk of infection, associated pain and hospital stay.
The global Hammertoe market is expected to reach US$ 450 million by 2023, and the market is projected to grow at a CAGR of ~ 5.2 % during the forecast period 2017-2023.
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