Tag: Hallux rigidus

Hallux rigidus, foot pain, and the rest of your body. What you need to know to relieve this frustrating problem.

Hallux rigidus, foot pain, and the rest of your body. What you need to know to relieve this frustrating problem. If you have back pain, knee pain, and foot pain, you may have been told you have hallux rigidus which is a form of degenerative arthritis. Wikipedia offers a classical definition of  degenerative arthritis and stiffness due to bone spurs that affect the MTP joint at the base of the hallux (big toe). The typical approach to care includes prescription foot orthotics, shoe modifications (such as a pad under the joint, and/or a deeper toebox[4]to take the pressure off the toe and/or facilitate walking), specialized footwear Read More »