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Big toe (1st MTP joint) Arthritis

Orthopaedics 360 “A Place to Learn” Big Toe Arthritis most commonly affects that base of the toe, at the joint called the 1st Metatarsophalangeal (MTP) joint . It is the most common location for arthritis around the foot and ankle, and is typically seen in...
Lesser Toe Deformity

Lesser Toe Deformity

Orthopaedics 360 “A Place to Learn” The lesser toes represent the 2nd to 5th toes. Each toe is comprised of a long metatarsal bone, and three smaller bones called the phalanx. There are three joints in each of the toes. The MTP,PIP, and DIP joints. An...
Metatarsalgia

Metatarsalgia

Orthopaedics 360 “A Place to Learn” Metatarsalgia is an umbrella term that is used to describe ball of foot pain. Many different conditions can result in pain in this location. The metatarsals are long bones in the foot that are designed to allow an even...
Plantar Fasciitis

Plantar Fasciitis

Orthopaedics 360 “A Place to Learn” Plantar fasciitis is a common condition resulting in chronic heel pain. The condition represents irritation / inflammation of the plantar fascia. With progression, tears in the plantar fascia may develop. Plantar...
Bunion Deformity

Bunion Deformity

Orthopaedics 360 “A Place to Learn” A bunion, also know as a ‘Hallux valgus deformity’, is a painful deformity that occurs at the base of the big toe (the 1st MTP joint). A complex mechanism results in a painful prominence forming on the inside of the...