Surgery vs orthosis vs watchful waiting for hallux valgus: a randomized controlled trial.

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CONTEXT Hallux valgus is a common foot deformation in adults, but evidence for effectiveness of surgical and conservative treatments for this condition is limited. OBJECTIVE To compare the effectiveness of surgical and orthotic treatment with no treatment in patients with hallux valgus. DESIGN AND SETTING Randomized controlled trial conducted in 4… (More)

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@article{Torkki2001SurgeryVO, title={Surgery vs orthosis vs watchful waiting for hallux valgus: a randomized controlled trial.}, author={Markus Ilmari Torkki and Antti O V Malmivaara and Seppo K. Seitsalo and Veijo Hoikka and P. Laippala and Pekka Paavolainen}, journal={JAMA}, year={2001}, volume={285 19}, pages={2474-80} }