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Hallux Valgus
By Bob Baravarian, DPM, FACFAS
Bunion deformities vary greatly with over 50 types of bunion surgery presented in the literature.1 Indeed, the list of procedures seems to be getting longer and more complicated. However, in my…
Hallux Rigidus
By Jeffrey A. Ross, DPM, MD, FACFAS
Hallux limitus/rigidus is a common problem that podiatrists see and treat quite often. The question arises, can we treat this condition conservatively and keep our running athletes on the road, or do…
Hallux Rigidus
By Troy Boffeli, DPM, FACFAS, Chloe Sakow, DPM, MPH, Kyle Abben, DPM, FACFAS and Garrett D. Nelson, DPM
Point Here the authors share evidence from the literature and their own experience that supports arthrodesis as a superior surgical option not only for end-stage hallux rigidus, but for more mid-…
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