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2.6.14_ToeWhisperer.jpgWhen fashion models have to wear high heeled shoes for excessive amounts of time, they tend to develop painful foot disorders and deformities like bunions, neuromas, and hammertoes.

That’s where Gary Williams comes in. Known to his high-end clientele as “the Toe Whisperer,” Williams helps models treat their foot problems by correcting the bad habits they often practice in their everyday routines. He often recommends that they do certain strengthening exercises or training regiments to help prevent more injuries from cropping up in the future.

“Do they want to look fashionable for some of the time, all the time, or do you want to just want to live with the problem?" Williams said. "I can make them function but if you try to look fashionable all the time, you will pay a price. If you use your body badly, you will reap the problems that come with it over time."

A hammertoe can be an especially uncomfortable consequence of wearing improper footwear too often. If you are experiencing foot pain caused by a hammertoe, take the time to visit podiatrist Dr. Zahid Ladha of Foot First Podiatry. Dr. Ladha can diagnose your condition and provide you with a comprehensive medical opinion.


Hammertoe is little-known a painful condition that affects the second, third and fourth toes involving different joints of the toe and foot. Hammertoe can be caused by many other conditions such as RA (rheumatoid arthritis), osteoarthritis, trauma or injuries to your foot, it can be hereditary and it can also be caused by a cerebral vascular accident. If you wear shoes that are too narrow or short for your feet, it may exacerbate any pain you already have.

It is really important to your overall well-being to seek out medical attention at the first signs of foot pain or anything that may hinder your ability to walk in a normal manner. Taking care of your feet is one of the first steps to being able to live a full and healthy life.

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If you have any questions, please contact our office located in New Albany, IN. We offer the newest diagnostic and treatment technologies for all your foot and ankle injuries.

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