Acute or gradual onset of forefoot pain, which is exacerbated by direct pressure, weight-bearing, and flexion/extension of the great toe
In contrast, if there is a history of trauma, w...
Decreased weight-bearing/activity modification
Off-loading of the MTP joint, which can be achieved with (2)[C]:
Rocker sole shoes
Walking boot or cast immobilization
Continue conservative management for 8 weeks.
Follow up at 1, 4, and 8 weeks to assess pain and function.
If pain does not improve within 2 to 4 w...
Nix SE, Vicenzino BT, Collins NJ, et al. Characteristics of foot structure and footwear associated with hallux valgus: a systematic review. Osteoarthritis Cartilage. 2012;20(1...
M25.879 Other specified joint disorders, unspecified ankle and foot
M25.872 Other specified joint disorders, left ankle and foot
M25.871 Other specified joint disorders, right ankle and foot
Sesamoiditis is most commonly seen with repetitive axial loading of 1st MTP.
Sesamoid arthritis is very common with hallux abducto valgus (bunions), hallux limitus, and hallux rigidus.
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