A 15-year-old presents with a repeat fracture of her fifth metatarsal. Sara Lyn Miniaci-Coxhead, MD, explains how the recurring injury is associated with skew foot deformity.
Great Toe Pain: First Metatarsophalangeal Joint Fusion Has Excellent Outcomes
Fusion is the most popular way to address arthritis and end-stage deformities of the first metatarsophalangeal (MTP) joint, including bunions. Cleveland Clinic data demonstrate the success of the surgery across multiple locations, surgeons and causes of great toe pain.