1. Part of the joint is cut away and it becomes a flail joint.
2. An arthrodesis procedure is performed on the joint and secured with a protruding pin for 6 weeks.
3. The extensor tendon is cut off when the toe is dislocated.
4. The flexor tendon is cut off and divided into two halves.
5. The halves are threaded on both sides of the toe and are sewn to each other in order for the toe to be positioned in place.