Hallux Rigidus "stiff great toe"
A disorder of the big toe joint causing pain and stiffness in the big toe and at base of the joint.
Symptoms of Hallux Rigidus Include:
- Pain and stiffness in the big toe.
- Pain with activities that require bending the big toe or "pushing off" with such as walking, running and squatting.
- Limited mobility or range of motion in big toe and joint.
- Swelling in the big toe joint.
Hallux Rigidus is an arthritic disorder that will naturally get worse if left untreated.
If you have pain in the ball of your foot and are wondering what treatment options are right for you schedule an appointment with an experienced podiatrist.