Distally based capsule-periosteum interpositional arthroplasty for hallux rigidus. Indications, operative technique, and short-term follow-up.

Twelve patients (15 feet) with severe hallux rigidus underwent distally based capsule-periosteum interpositional arthroplasty of the first metatarsophalangeal joint (mean +/- SD follow-up, 16.8 +/- 7.0 months). Subjective evaluation was based on a modified version of the American Orthopaedic Foot and Ankle Society's 100-point Hallux Metatarsophalangeal… (More)