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Hallux Valgus

Hallux valgus is a condition when the big toe or hallux deviates outward of slow development, which normally develops a bump on the inside of the big toe often called a bunion.

The pain associated with hallux valgus is usually felt during weight-bearing activities such as walking or standing. However, if someone has developed a bunion, pain may be present at rest and if often described as a “numbness” or “burning” sensation in the toes.
To be exact, the real problem is not in the bone itself, but in the joint between the big toe and the first metatarsal bone, the first metatarsophalangeal. It is damage to this joint causing pain and deformity associated with hallux valgus. The condition is usually the result of wear over a long period of time from factors such as excess pronation that causes abnormal pressure on the big toe and the first metatarsal
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