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What is "hallux rigidus"?

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Dr. David Laha
Podiatry
3 doctors agree

In brief: Arthritic big toe

Hallux rigidus is a condition with no or very limited movement of the big toe joint.
This usually secondary to progressive arthritis of the joint or joint injury. A stiffer shoe and good support is usually helpful. Many times surgery in necessary. See for foot specialists. Dr l.

In brief: Arthritic big toe

Hallux rigidus is a condition with no or very limited movement of the big toe joint.
This usually secondary to progressive arthritis of the joint or joint injury. A stiffer shoe and good support is usually helpful. Many times surgery in necessary. See for foot specialists. Dr l.
Dr. David Laha
Dr. David Laha
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Dr. Thomas Namey
Internal Medicine - Rheumatology
1 doctor agrees

In brief: Definition.

The MTP and possibly the dp of the great toe cannot fully flex, or cannot flex at all.
Can be mechanically caused or do to inflammation.

In brief: Definition.

The MTP and possibly the dp of the great toe cannot fully flex, or cannot flex at all.
Can be mechanically caused or do to inflammation.
Dr. Thomas Namey
Dr. Thomas Namey
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Dr. Payam Rafat
Podiatry

In brief: Stiff big toe joint.

Hallux rigidus is a disorder of the joint located at the base of the big toe which can lead to pain and stiffness in the joint.
Hallux rigidus is actually a form of degenerative arthritis.

In brief: Stiff big toe joint.

Hallux rigidus is a disorder of the joint located at the base of the big toe which can lead to pain and stiffness in the joint.
Hallux rigidus is actually a form of degenerative arthritis.
Dr. Payam Rafat
Dr. Payam Rafat
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