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Hi doctors, can you tell me what is hallux valgus deformity?

Hi doctors, can you tell me what is hallux valgus deformity?

Complex...: Deformity of the great toe and its metatarsal. The 1st metatarsal is deviated away from the rest of the forefoot bones (abducted), and the great toe (hallux) runs over the 2nd toe, sometimes overlapping/ underlapping it in the more severe cases. ...Read more

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Hallux Valgus (Definition)

Hallux valgus is also known as Bunion. Hallux valgus, also called a bunion, is a clinical finding of enlargement of the bone of the joint connecting the big toe to the rest of the foot resulting in a protrusion, which ...Read more


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Can you please define hallux valgus deformity?

Can you please define hallux valgus deformity?

Bunion deformity: A bunion deformity with an external rotation of the big toe. ...Read more

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Treating Bunions, Calluses & Corns (Checklist)

Wear properly fitted shoes
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Try a bunion splint to reduce joint pressure
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See a podiatrist
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What's a varus / valgus deformity?

Positions.: Varus is a term to describe an inverted position. Valgus describes an everted position. It is a description for frontal plane deformities. ...Read more

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What is valgus deformity. Can it be repaired? My d has jra. She is ten.

What is valgus deformity.  Can it be repaired? My d has jra.  She is ten.

Please see the image: In orthopedics, a valgus deformity is a term for outward angulation of the distal segment of a bone or joint. The opposite deformation, medial deviation of the distal bone, is called varus. Yes could be treated. ...Read more

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Hi doctors, was just wondering what is a varus/valgus deformity?

Hi doctors, was just wondering what is a varus/valgus deformity?

See below: In looking at the foot a varus deformity is when the sole of the foot is turned into the middle of the body. A valgus deformity is when the sole is turned outward. ...Read more

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I have valgus deformity and total loss of joint space laterally although not in severe pain by not having tkr done am i doing more harm putting it off?

I have valgus deformity and total loss of joint space laterally although not in severe pain by not having tkr done am i doing more harm putting it off?

Factors to consider: Based on your description, total knee arthroplasty is likely to be your most reliable option. Pain and loss of function remain the primary reasons to undergo surgery. However, as the deformity and arthritis worsen, it can make for a more technically challenging surgery with increased risks of residual stiffness as well as nerve injuries with valgus deformities. Discuss pros and cons with surgeon. ...Read more

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Whats hallux valgus?

Whats hallux valgus?

Bunion: Hallux valgus is the medical term for a bunion. Hallux means big toe or great toe. Valgus means bent out and is used to describe a deformity in which the angulation is away from the midline of the body. Hallux valgus is when the great toe is bent out away from the midline of the body. This is a common deformity seen in 9 out of 10 women. ...Read more

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What is the hallux valgus?

What is the hallux valgus?

Angulation big toe: Hallux valgus is the term often used for a bunion. The bunion is the bump that you see. Hallux (means big toe) valgus (means pointed away from the midline of the body) so hallux valgus refers to the condition where the big toe is pointed out towards the other toes. It is sometimes painful but not always. ...Read more

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What does "hallux valgus" mean?

Technical term.: "hallux valgus" is the technical term for a bunion, the bump some people develop at the big toe joint. "hallux" refers to the big toe itself, and "valgus" means it's rotating toward the lesser toes. ...Read more

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Bunion (Definition)

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