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Hallux rigidus (aka “stiff big toe”) is a form of degenerative arthritis that attacks the joint of your big toe, which can worsen over time if not treated by a properly trained and experienced podiatrist. If you suffer from this painful condition, Dr. Nick, our Manhattan, NY foot doctor for hallux rigidus, and his team at Silverstone Podiatry can help. We provide both nonsurgical and surgical options to help restore your mobility and eliminate your pain.
Sometimes, patients mistake hallux rigidus with a bunion, since both of these conditions affect the big toe. However, bunions and hallux rigidus are quite different conditions that require different treatment approaches.
If you are experiencing any of these symptoms, schedule an appointment with our experienced Manhattan, NY foot doctor for hallux rigidus:
Don’t ignore this condition. As the hallux rigidus in your big toe worsens, you may also begin to experience more advanced symptoms, such as:
If you are suffering from hallux rigidus in any of its stages, Dr. Nick can help! Call our podiatry office in Manhattan, NY, at 646.657.0070 or click here to request an appointment and consultation today.