hallux valgus


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hallux valgus

n
(Pathology) an abnormal bending or deviation of the big toe towards the other toes of the same foot
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hallux valgus

n hallux valgus m, desviación f del dedo gordo hacia dentro
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El desbalance en la actividad muscular normal del musculo aductor del hallux puede producir alteraciones como el hallux rigido o hallux valgus (Incel et al., 2002; Arinci Incel et al., 2003; Lowery & Wukich, 2009; Hakim-Zargar et al.).
Common pediatric deformities that this system addresses include cavus foot, flatfoot, clubfoot, and hallux valgus.
In fact, the researchers in this 2009 study published in the BMC Musculoskeletal Disorder, warned that children that wear too small shoes for them stand a higher risk of suffering from hallux valgus, a bony bump that forms on the joint at the base of the big toe.
According to a Living How Research Institute study on the impact high heels have on women's physical health, roughly 82 percent of women who work full-time said they experience problems with their feet while 45 percent suffered from "deformation of feet and toes" with conditions such as hallux valgus. Women on online forums have also shared the safety disadvantages high heels bring in concrete jungles like Tokyo, which is made up of high rises and skyscrapers.
Hallux valgus, also commonly called a "bunion", is a frequent painful deformity of the feet.
The increasing number of patient suffering from swollen feet- lymphedema -- edema, plantar fasciitis - heel pain, flat feet - fallen arches, bunions - hallux valgus, hammertoes, heel spurs are primarily driving this market.
There are several reasons why an ingrown toenail develops, including improper nail trimming or tearing nails off, ill-fitting footwear, trauma, anatomical factors such as thickening of the nail plate, wide base of the distal phalangeal bone with large medial and smaller lateral osteophytes, pressure caused by hallux valgus or toe deformities, lower extremity edema secondary to some systemic illness (diabetes, obesity, and thyroid, cardiac, and renal disorders), and some drugs.[3]
All the patients were evaluated clinically with respect to plantar flexion and dorsiflexion ROM, and radiologically on the radiographs taken with respect to osteolysis, loosening, and change in the hallux valgus angles (HVA) and the intermetatarsal angles (IMA) (Figure 3).
Among specific topics are proximal opening wedge first metatarsal osteotomy for hallux valgus correction, flexor digitorum longus transfer for posterior tibial tendon dysfunction, peroneal groove deepening for peroneal subluxation, arthroscopic microfracture and drilling for osteochondral lesions of the talus, and ankle fractures.
Bill T, Natalie J D, Smith C, Smith M, 2013, Gait parameters associated with hallux valgus: a systematic review.