Foot Ankle Clin 2022 Jun 11;27(2):253-269. Epub 2022 May 11.
OrthoCarolina Foot and Ankle Institute, Atrium Health Musculoskeletal Institute, 2001 Vail Avenue, Suite 200B, Charlotte, NC 28207, USA. Electronic address:
Hallux rigidus can be treated with a variety of surgical procedures, including joint preserving techniques, arthrodesis, and arthroplasty. The most commonly reported complications for joint preserving techniques consist of progression of arthritis, continued pain, and transfer metatarsalgia. Although good outcomes have been reported for arthrodesis overall, careful attention must be paid to technique and positioning of the toe to avoid nonunion or malunion. Read More