Deformities of toes
- Hallus valgus
- Hallus rigidus
- Hammer toe
Lateral deviation of the massive toe on the metatarsal joint.
- It is often on account of RA (rheumatoid arthritis).
- Wearing pointy sneakers/excessive heels.
- idiopathic causes.
Hallux rigidus means “stiff big toe” – the primary symptom of the situation. Hallux rigidus is a type of degenerative arthritis, a standard type of arthritis. It can be known as ‘arthritis of the massive toe’. . It could make strolling painful and tough. Hallux rigidus often develops in adults between the ages of 30 and 60.
A hammer toe is an abnormality of the second, third or fourth toe. In this situation, the toe is bent on the center joint in order that it resembles a hammer. Initially, hammer toes are versatile and will be corrected with easy measures, but when left untreated they will change into lodged and require surgical procedure.