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I think I have hallux rigidus at 18. Is it possible?
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Dr. Vinod Panchbhavi
Orthopedic Surgery - Foot & Ankle
3 doctors agree
In brief: Yes
Yes it is possible.

In brief: Yes
Yes it is possible.
Dr. Vinod Panchbhavi
Dr. Vinod Panchbhavi
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Dr. Ahmad M Hadied
Orthopedic Surgery
2 doctors agree
In brief: Rare but could
Happen if you injury to the joint causing sevsr arthitis.Thanks.

In brief: Rare but could
Happen if you injury to the joint causing sevsr arthitis.Thanks.
Dr. Ahmad M Hadied
Dr. Ahmad M Hadied
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Dr. David Laha
Podiatry
1 doctor agrees
In brief: Possible/unusual
Hallux rigidus is severe degenerative changes to the big toe joint.
This is uncommon in someone your age. You can have hallux limitus (limitation of big toe joint motion) that can be structural, but more likely in your case, functional. Meaning the motion to the joint is limited due to the way your foot works. Good, stiff shoes and extra support can be helpful. See your podiatrist. Dr l.

In brief: Possible/unusual
Hallux rigidus is severe degenerative changes to the big toe joint.
This is uncommon in someone your age. You can have hallux limitus (limitation of big toe joint motion) that can be structural, but more likely in your case, functional. Meaning the motion to the joint is limited due to the way your foot works. Good, stiff shoes and extra support can be helpful. See your podiatrist. Dr l.
Dr. David Laha
Dr. David Laha
Thank
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