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Stiff Big Toe (Hallux Rigidus)
Causes, Symptoms, Complications, Prevention, Diagnosis and Treatment

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What is Stiff Big Toe?

Stiff Big Toe (Hallux Rigidus) usually develops in adults during middle and late adulthood i.e between the age of 30 and 60 years. It is a condition that affects the hallux – the joint where the big toe connects the foot, by increasing stress and inflammation causing pain in the joint.

Stiff Big Toe (Hallux Rigidus): What is Stiff Big Toe, its Causes?

What are the causes of Stiff Big Toe?

Listed below are the major causes of Stiff Big Toe:

  • Unusual foot anatomy
  • Injury
  • Overuse
  • Incorrect footwear
  • Family history
  • Arthritic disorders

Yashoda Hospitals has the best team of doctors that help the patient understand the cause of the problem they are facing and help them deal with it. They make sure that the patients get the right and the best treatment to improve their condition and lead them towards a healthier lifestyle.

References: 
  • Stiff Big Toe Hallux Rigidus. OrthoInfo. Available at: https://orthoinfo.aaos.org/en/diseases–conditions/stiff-big-toe-hallux-rigidus Accessed on June 17th, 2020.
  • Hallux Rigidu. Foot Health.Available at: https://www.foothealthfacts.org/conditions/hallux-rigidus Accessed on June 17th, 2020.
  • Hallux Rigidus.Cleveland Clinic. Available at:https://my.clevelandclinic.org/health/diseases/14665-hallux-rigidus Accessed on June 17th, 2020.
  • Hallux Rigidus. Healthline. Availablet at: https://www.healthline.com/health/hallux-rigidus Accessed on June 17th, 2020.
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