Tendons in toe pull it down and causes pain

by Karen Haynes
(Albuquerque, NM)

I had surgery on my foot and the second toe was broken to repair a hammer toe.

The tendons in that toe are stiff and are pulling the toe downward causing it to 'catch' on all things.

How can I relax the tendons without surgery to cut or 'break' them?


Joshua Answers:

Hi Karen.

Don't worry about the 'tight tendons' so much as the muscles and connective tissue that are connected to said tendons.

When muscles get tight, they stay tight. Whem muscles stay tight, connective tissue shrinkwraps. Then, when you get surgery, for instance, everything tightens up even more in reaction to the physcial insult.

This looks like a chronic, constant 'pull'. It is literally constantly contracting.

Massage the entire structure to soften and open it up.

Supplement with Magnesium. Magnesium deficient muscles like this!

Make sure your Vitamin D level is up where it should be so your body can utilize calcium to heal your broken bone.

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