Hallux rigidus

What is Hallux rigidus?

Degenerative arthritis and stiffness due to bone spurs that affects the MTP joint at the base of the hallux (big toe) is called hallux rigidus or stiff big toe.

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I have hallux rigidus . I am 41 and want to keep my active lifestyle. Tennis, 3 kids, exercise...I have been to a podiatrist and two orthopedic...

doctor1 MD

Hello and welcome to HCM,

Your orthopedician is right in advising you to wait for till the pain becomes unbearable.
If you are able to manage...

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I have a raised Hallux that is causing pain in my big toe when I walk. I've started doing exercises to lower the Hallux and this working. I still...

doctor1 MD

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Hallux & treatment

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Hello Robonglious
Let me explain in detail about Hallux .
Two type :Hallux rigidus & Hallux valgus...

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