Cheilectomy for severe first metatarsal arthritis

Today, arthritis and foot pain are both major public health problems.  This patient was having a lot of pain in his big toe for a long time. The X-rays showed typical changes due to arthritis. The first metatarsophalangeal joint (MPJ) of the big toe/great toe is a common condition (hallux limitus/rigidus) marked by pain, stiffness, and impaired ambulation.

Watch as Dr. Wagner performs a Cheilectomy for severe first metatarsal arthritis.Read More