Hallux rigidus

Is a damage of the cartilage surfaces in the large toe joint.


Malformations, injuries, rheumatic diseases and gout are the most common causes of the hallux rigidus

Therapy for hallux rigidus


Medicines, special insoles, adjustment of footwear.


In the early stages of a hallux rigidus, an operation on the articular surface is possible. At advanced stages is a stiffening of the joint the prober solution.

Hallux Valgus:

Dislocation of the large toe (Hallux) to the outside. The big toe turns inwards and a curvature becomes visible. There is pain, swelling, and redness on the big toe joint.


A hallux valgus may be due to connective tissue weakness or a genetic background. The misalignment is increased by too high or too narrow shoes, Frequent standing, overweight and rheumatism.

Therapy of Hallux Valgus:

A marked deformity can only be treated by means of an operative procedure. There are several operative procedures to correct a hallux valgus. Whichever method is suitable, the diagnosis and the individual habits decide. After a detailed conversation the best method is found for you.

Hammer toes:

A misalignment in which the middle joint of the toe is deviated upwards and the distal bone of Teton is hammer-like downwards./u>


Causes of hammerheads are often foot deformities for example Hallux valgus or the wearing of shoes with too high heels.

Operative therapy:

In the case of hammerheads, there are various methods of operation. Depending on the diagnosis, the most appropriate one is used. A normal walking is possible after the operation again without restrictions.