10 best remedies for hallux valgus

Bones on the big toe cause a lot of inconvenience for any person. To solve the problem, 2 methods of treatment are provided - conservative and operative. Which of them to use, the specialist decides after receiving all the results of the preliminary examination.

Conservative method

Orthopedic insoles, special shoes, physiotherapy exercises, physiotherapy procedures and other methods of influencing the problem are used. The main goals of conservative treatment are:
  • Acceleration of the regeneration process of damaged skin.
  • Pain relief and increased support ability of the feet, when a person walks, stands.
  • Slowing down the development of arthrosis.
  • Preservation of the transverse arch of the foot.
The advantages of this method of treating hallux valgus are the absence of risks during the operation. The purchase of medical insoles, orthopedic shoes does not require large expenses, which does not hit the wallet hard.

Operational method

The purpose of this procedure is to completely restore the shape and function of the foot. This method includes a full range of surgical intervention followed by restoration of the functions of the forefoot. The patient returns to the usual regimen within 4-5 weeks, but it is important to take into account that sports loads are allowed no earlier than six months later, this depends on the initial degree of deformity. After rehabilitation, there is no need to constantly wear orthopedic splints. Modern surgical interventions:
  • Soft tissue surgery.
  • Bone surgery or osteotomy.
  • Removal of leg bones using a laser.
Modern methods of treating hallux valgus make it possible to use an extremely gentle and safe effect on the problem. The operative method is one of the most effective methods today. In order to choose the most effective method, the specialist will recommend to undergo a comprehensive examination of the feet, only on the basis of all the results obtained, the optimal and individual treatment option is selected.