Hallux rigidus

Osteoarthritis disease of the metatarsophalangeal joint of the big toe

If pain occurs when stepping in the metatarsophalangeal joint of the big toes and swelling and redness occur with changes in the weather or after exertion, hallux rigidus may be the cause as osteoarthritis of the big toe. Numerous causes play a role in causing the typical wear symptoms in the toe joint of the big toe, stiffening the toe and turning the foot condition into a chronic burden.

We inform you about the general background of osteoarthritis in the big toe base joints. For a personal consultation and a competent diagnosis as well as treatment of hallux ridigus, we are at your disposal at the Orthopädie Zentrum München Ost (OZMO). Feel free to contact our practice team to schedule an appointment with our specialists in orthopedic conditions of the foot.