Rigidus Surgery Functional Hallux Limitus

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“Hallux Limitus” and “Hallux Rigidus” describe a pathological condition involving the first metatarsalphalangeal joint. Hallux limitus refers to a limited range of motion during functional use, such as walking and running especially on inclines. When the structural degeneration advances to the state where there is no motion of the first MTPJ at all, it is then called Hallux Rigidus.

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