Valgus deformity (hallux valgus) joint disposition characterized by the curvature of the Joint, the first finger and the accompanying deformation of the remaining footprint.



Main reasons to stop the development of hallux valgus:

  • a hereditary factor (and this is the disease of the met's close relatives);
  • transverse flat feet;
  • endocrine disorders in the body;
  • osteoporosis.

The disease is more common in women in men, this ratio is 8:2. Weakness associated with transverse flat feet, ligament and bone tissue foot. Flat feet this type of development also contribute to wearing uncomfortable and tight shoes, high heel shoes foot resulting in unbalanced deformation in the front part of the foot that occurs on the load balancing and developing of osteoarthritis of the thumb joint.

Symptoms of hallux valgus

The basic symptoms hallux valgus foot rests:

  • a visible deviation of the thumb outward;
  • gradually increasing sizes of "bone" from the leg;
  • malleo other characteristic is the shape of the foot;
  • pain, joint, stop;
  • easy fatigue, while the foot is in motion;
  • the problem is in the choice of paint.


Adequate treatment and prevent disease progression for the assignment, when you need to do a full examination of the patient and staging the disease to determine the actual cause.

Basic diagnostic methods:

  • the Welcome desk of the orthopaedic Traumatology;
  • in order to measure the degree of 3x stop accesses radiography foot deformities, accompanying pathologies detected at the same time;
  • to determine plantography foot-flat (finger stop);
  • for differential diagnosis, special conditions, diseases with similar symptoms (arthritis, gout, osteoarthritis corruption).

The action is sick

Specialist that caters to patients and target treatment to avoid unwanted complications for the execution of the necessary research.

Hallux valgus treatment

With treatment, the doctor ortoped travmatolog this disease, you need to go to the doctor the first signs of the disease.

Conservative treatment of hallux valgus, foot rests, non-surgical methods. See him:

  • wearing orthopedic insoles (arch support) and night tire;
  • gasket inter digital application;
  • physiotherapy treatment;
  • foot and foot therapeutic exercises;
  • introduction intra-articular medication to relieve inflammation hormonal origin.

Conservative treatment results in complete recovery in a more efficient manner and the application is in the early stages of the disease.

Operative treatment of the disease is seen in a running form. There are hundreds more techniques, surgical treatment of hallux valgus foot. Basic techniques and surgical treatment:

  • exotic Turkey – surgical method excision occurred in a small portion of the metatarsal head bone;
  • osteotomy – a method, a finger or phalanx bone to the metatarsal head, a portion of the patient part is deleted;
  • arthrodesis surgery in which the joint of the big toe Hard Case;
  • Metatarsal joint arthroplasty-the surgical removal of the tumor by a small fraction of the disposition;
  • a surgical intervention of the joint around the big toe joint disposition with the bond for recovery purposes;
  • the replacement operation on the affected joint with an implant.

After surgery, the patient is able to walk, completely trusting, metatarsus starting 3 weeks after surgery. Operative treatment recovery period of approximately 23 months dates.


In this case, it was a distortion, junk and timely and accurate treatment appearance and function of the joint to heal without consequences. Advanced hallux valgus in ways, the pain may continue even after surgical treatment.

In the absence of timely and correct treatment, chronic bursitis, joint may cause the foot to deform. Metatarsal foot disease complications that may occur illness Deutschlaender build a system again.

Hallux valgus prevention

It is advisable to avoid:

  • regular inspection for early diagnosis ortopedatravmatolog duztabanlik;
  • wearing comfortable shoes (without studs, which is made from natural ingredients that is a shoe crush, heel height 7 cm);
  • regular wearing orthopedic insoles;
  • sleeping, working and recreation, an individual additional loads on the lower extremity on the job.