Hallux Varus is a condition in which the big toe points away from the second toe. It is a possible complication from bunion surgery. The condition has been linked to a number of other causes, including congenital deformity, tight or short abductor hallucis tendons, trauma, injury, or an absence or surgical removal of a fibular sesamoid.
Treatment may focus on stretching the abductor hallucis tendon through specific exercises or toe splints. In severe cases, surgery may be recommended. During the surgery, a small incision is made on the side of the toe and the toe is splinted in a neutral or straight position.
Big toe injuries, known as turf toe, result from hyperextension of the big toe joint as the heel is raised [...]
Subungal Exotosis (bone spur under toenail)
Subungal exostosis is more commonly referred to as a bone spur under the toenail. This condition is generally caused by [...]
Underlapping toes usually involve the fourth and fifth toes. (A special form of underlapping toes is called congenital curly toes). [...]
Overlapping toes are characterized by one toe lying on top of an adjacent toe. The fifth toe is the most [...]
In-toeing and out-toeing occur when the feet are positioned too far inward or outward when walking. Both conditions may be [...]
Hammertoe is a deformity of the second, third, or fourth toes. In this condition, the toe is bent at the [...]
Hallux Rigidis (rigid big toe)
An unmovable big toe, known as Hallux Rigidus, is the most common form of arthritis in your foot. Hallux [...]
Hallux Limitus (stiff big toe joint)
Hallux Limitus is a condition that results in stiffness of the big toe joint. It is normally caused by an [...]
Many disorders can affect the joints of the toes, causing pain and preventing the foot from functioning as it should. [...]
Claw toe is caused by nerve damage from diseases like diabetes or alcoholism, which can weaken muscles in the foot. [...]
A bunion is a bone deformity caused by an enlargement of the joint at the base and side of the [...]