Hallux valgus is the most common foot deformity. It is a progressive foot deformity in which the first metatarsophalangeal (MTP) joint is affected and is often accompanied by significant functional disability and foot pain and reduced quality of life.


How is it performed?

The shrinking of the tendons and joint capsule intensifies the misalignment of the big toe in hallux valgus. Then the protruding ganglion is ablated using a small saw or a chisel. An incision is placed at the first metatarsal bone at the level of the metatarsal head.


What is the best treatment for hallux valgus?

In this case, surgical straightening of the bunions is the only causal option for treating hallux valgus pain and preventing complications in the metatarsophalangeal joint.

How long does it take to recover from hallux valgus surgery?

Usually, you will get your stitches out about two weeks after surgery. However, it takes about six to 12 weeks for your bones to heal. You will likely have to wear a protective shoe or boot. During this healing period, you won't be able to put all of your weight on your foot.