May depend on the specific underlying cause.
Usually gradually gets worse over time. Symptoms may wax and wane.
If it is due to an inflammatory disease, symptoms will be related to the activity of this disease.
Weight-bearing X-rays are required with additional views. Occasionally CT scans are required.
Considered if symptoms are progressing and function is decreasing after a trial on non-surgical treatment. Sometimes these procedures may be combined with other procedures. Depending on the extent and nature of disease, surgical options may include:
Most patients can lead an active, normal life after a big toe fusion, but the motion at this joint will no longer be there i.e. it will be stiff.
All surgery has risks involved, however every effort is made to reduce these risks. Risks include but are not limited to:
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