Current Insights On Treating Second MPJ Dysfunction
- Volume 24 - Issue 2 - February 2011
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I am reporting this technique as a preliminary pilot project. There has not been a prospective controlled trial evaluating this technique. Further investigation and clinical follow-up is ongoing and I will report on this as new information becomes available.
Dr. Judge is a Fellow of the American College of Foot and Ankle Surgeons. She is in private practice at North West Ohio Foot and Ankle Institute, serving Ohio and Michigan. Dr. Judge is an adjunct faculty member at Ohio University and the Ohio College of Podiatric Medicine. She is also on the faculty for graduate medical education at Mercy Health Partners in Toldeo, Ohio.
1. Yu GV, Judge MS, Hudson JR, et al. Predislocation syndrome: progressive subluxation/dislocation of the lesser metatarsophalangeal joint. J Am Pod Med Assoc 2002; 92(4):182-99.
2. Personal communication with Luke Cicchinelli, DPM.
3. Banks AS, Downey MS, Martin DE, et al. McGlamry’s Comprehensive Textbook of Foot and Ankle Surgery, third edition. Lippincott, Williams and Wilkins, Philadelphia, 2001.
4. Personal communication with Lawrence Karlock, DPM.
5. Zgonis T, Jolly GP, Kanuck DM. Interpositional free tendon graft for lesser metatarsophalangeal joint arthropathy. J Foot Ankle Surg. 2005;44(6):490-2.
6. Bouché RT, Heit EJ. Combined plantar plate and hammertoe repair with flexor digitorum longus tendon transfer for chronic, severe sagittal plane instability of the lesser metatarsophalangeal joints: preliminary observations. J Foot Ankle Surg. 2008;47(2):125-37.
7. Weil L Jr., Weil LS Sr. Emerging concepts in treating second crossover toe deformity. Podiatry Today 2009; 22(10):52-58.
8. Judge MS, LaPointe S, Yu GV, et al. The effect of hallux abducto valgus surgery on the sesamoid apparatus position. J Am Podiatr Med Assoc. 1999;89(11-12):551-9.
For further reading, see “How To Detect Second Metatarsal Pain” in the January 2002 issue of Podiatry Today or “How To Address Key Biomechanical Issues With Second MPJ Injuries” in the April 2008 issue. To access the archives, visit www.podiatrytoday.com.