Dr. Bob discusses Big Toe Arthritis and the advanced treatment options available to UFAI's patients.
Did you know that 90% of your body weight is placed upon the big toe? Because of that, big toe arthritis (Hallux Limitus and Hallux Rigidus) are the most common types of foot and ankle arthritis.
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Defining the Two Stages of Big Toe Arthritis
Dr. Bob Baravarian explains what Big Toe Arthritis is, the various stages of the disease and the advanced treatment options available to UFAI's patients.
Depending on what stage of arthritis has affected your big-toe joint, your doctor may refer to earlier onset as Hallux Limitus, and a more-advanced condition as Hallux Ridgus.
In both cases, the term “hallux” references the big toe. When the joint is still workable with decreased motion,... More...