Cheilectomy is the most common surgical procedure for the treatment of hallux rigidus. Hallux rigidus is a painful affliction of the great toe metatrasophalangeal (MTP) joint that results in a marked limitation of dorsiflexion. This limitation can restrict activity in the entire foot. This study analyses hallux rigidus and the operative treatment, cheilectomy.
Download study: Cheilectomy for the Treatment of Hallux Rigidus