1
1
1

Hallux Rigidus

Hallux Rigidus Treatment in St. Louis and Chesterfield

Hallux Rigidus Treatment

in St. Louis and Chesterfield

A form of degenerative arthritis in which bone spurs that affect the joint at the base of the big toe and the degeneration causes two problems – pain and loss of motion in the MTP joint. Please call us 314-207-7280 to request a consultation about this treatable condition.

Must Know About This

  • Non-surgical treatments such as shoe modification, that removes excessive pressure from the joint, anti-inflammatory drugs, and corticosteroid injections.
  • In some cases, surgery is the only way to eliminate or reduce nearly constant pain.
  • The type of surgery depends upon the stage of degeneration, and can involve reshaping the metatarsal heads and reducing the bone spurs (cheilectomy), repositioning the metatarsal head (osteotomy), fusion (arthrodesis), or an implant (arthroplasty).

Good to Know About This

  • A form of degenerative arthritis in which bone spurs that affect the joint at the base of the big toe and the degeneration causes two problems–pain and loss of motion in the MTP joint.
  • Symptoms include pain and stiffness at the base of the big toe during use, difficulty with certain activities (ex. running), and swelling due to inflammation around the joint.
  • Without the ability of the MTP to move enough to allow the foot to roll through a full step, walking can become painful and difficult. Pain is most noticeable just before toe-off.

Today is the day to find relief from your
foot pain. Contact us now to get started!

Schedule Your Appointment

Call us: 314-207-7280

Feet for Life Podiatry Centers are one of the top-ranked foot and ankle practices in the Midwest, specializing in both surgical and nonsurgical procedures to relieve your pain and give you beautiful, functional feet with minimal downtime or discomfort.

1

Dr. Horwitz is
Available for
Virtual Consultations

85 percent of our out-of-town patinets choose this convenient way to consult about their foot condition. Receive a world-class consultation from the top podiatric surgeon with over 35 years of surgical experience.

Get started NOW!Schedule Now

Virtual Consultation
with Dr. Horwitz

Start
1