For those of you familiar with the term, ‘Hallux Valgus' is a curse that modern people live with because we wear shoes ( Orthogate, July 20th 2006 ). The problem manifests as a lateral deviation of the great toe, often erroneously described as an enlargement of bone or tissue around the joint at the head of the big toe” ( Wikipedia article ). Although the condition is commonly known as a bunion, the word bunion refers just to the bump that grows on the side of the first metatarsophalangeal (MTP) joint ( Orthogate, July 20th 2006 ). The technical term ‘hallux' refers to the big toe, while ‘valgus' is an anatomical term referring to the direction of the toe away from the midline of the bodyÂ ( Orthogate, July 20th 2006 ). There is some disagreement over the causes of hallux valgus; likely, it is influenced by both genetic and lifestyle factorsÂ ( Wikipedia article ). Op de röntgenfoto kan men exact beoordelen in hoeverre de grote teen uit zijn gelid staat en welke operatieve correctie moet worden verricht. Druk op de bunion door het schoeisel verergert immers de zwelling van de slijmbeursontsteking en de pijn. Afhankelijk van de ernst van de hallux valgus zal een operatie worden voorgesteld door uw orthopedisch chirurg. Meer dan honderd verschillende methoden zijn voor de correctie van een hallux valgus ontwikkeld. De operaties kunnen vaak in dagbehandeling worden gedaan. Vervolgens wordt het kopje richting de tweede teen opgeschoven en vastgezet. Hierdoor wordt de voorvoet minimaal 5 tot 8 mm smaller. Bij deze operatie wordt een deel van de bunion verwijderd. Foot Ankle 1991;11:187-94. Plantar loading can assess the functional impact of a structural deformity as seen during gait, and this study has confirmed several key results in a population-based Plantar Fasciitis sample of adult men and women with HV. Namely, a lower hallucal loading was seen in participants with HV, with greater loading at the toes. A disadvantage of this hallux valgus treatment is that they have undergone cosmetic toe shortening acts often disturbing because the second toe dominated the first toe. Is solved by the bunion surgery after Keller-Brandes, is followed by a treatment of: This is hochzulagern the affected foot and place to be treated with ice, anti-inflammatory actions come next and athromboprophylaxis used. Bunions cause the big toe to lean into the next toe instead of its normal straight position. Because the big toe and to a lesser extent, the second toe are in a varus” position she has developed a painful corn on the end of her third toe. The type of anesthesia used in this type of surgery ranges anywhere from local anesthesia where just the foot is put to sleep, to intravenous sedation (twilight sedation) with local anesthesia, to general anesthesia. Once the decision is made to have a bunion surgically corrected it now falls upon the surgeon to determine the type of procedure to be performed. Not all bunion deformities are the same; that is essentially why one's surgical experience will probably differ from the next person. Next, the surgeon will look at the various angles that are formed between the bones of the foot on x-ray. The accepted practice is to measure these bunion angles which will help determine the type of procedure to be performed. Normal is considered 8-10 degrees for this angle.