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Hallux Valgus

Overview

    • Look For

    • Lateral deviation of the great toe (hallux) at the MTP joint. Note the angle of deviation.
    • Significance

    • A very common disorder of the forefoot which may require orthotics or surgery.
    • Risk Factors for Hallux Valgus

    • Genetic predisposition
    • Poor footwear
    • Pes planus
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