Lesser Toe Deformities



Your GP should initially request these investigations:

Your surgeon may also request the following investigations for more information or surgical planning:

Conservative Treatment

Initial treatment of Lesser Toe Deformities could include:

Surgical Treatment

Surgical treatment of Lesser Toe Deformities includes:

Weil’s osteotomy - shortening and elevating metatarsal

Condition specific risks include:

  1. Malunion
  2. Non-union
  3. Metalwork failure
  4. Recurrence of deformity

General risks of surgery include:

  1. Infection
  2. Damage to nerves/blood vessels
  3. DVT / PE (blood clots)
  4. Anaesthetic risks


Recovery from Lesser Toe Deformities surgery will include:

Every patient’s recovery is individual and depends on the severity of the injury and the complexity of the surgery.