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Consult Request Guidelines
for Hallux Rigidus (1st MTP arthritis/pain)
Hallux Rigidus (1st MTP arthritis/pain)
Suggested Pre-Referral Evaluation and Management Guidelines
1) Stiff soled shoes
2) Wider toe box shoes
3) Carbon Fiber insole (orthotic)
Suggested Additional Test/Management Prior to Specialty Visit
Patient Education/Information (includes preps)
Joint replacements for the 1st MTP (great toe) are not successful and will not be performed.
A cheilectomy (removal of the "bump") or fusion can be performed to alleviate the pain.
within 6 weeks
How to Get Results to Consultant
UMHS Patients: See CareWeb
External Patients: Patients must obtain and hand carry hardcopy radiographic studies (MRI/CT/X-rays)
Clinic Contact Information
Clinic Location Sites
Ann Arbor - South Main Orthopedics
UM Consulting Physician
Anish Raj Kadakia, M.D.