If one of your toes is curling inwards, then you may have some discomfort or even pain. This condition, known as claw toe, can make walking difficult. Even at rest, the toe and other parts of your foot may hurt. While some claw toes are fixed with surgery, not all toes get to this stage. If surgery isn't an option, then seeing a podiatrist should help. What can a podiatrist do for you?