Arthrodesis and Hemiarthroplasty : Different Techniques in the Treatment of Hallux Rigidus — Surgery and Postoperative Rehabilitation


Hallux rigidus (HR) is a progressive degenerative pathology affecting the first metatarsophalangeal joint. The aim of the present study is to report our experience on the treatment of HR patients with two different surgical methods: arthrodesis and hemiarthroplasty. Twelve patients (14 HR) underwent surgery for HR from July 2004 to October 2009. Median age… (More)

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