Degenerative arthritis and stiffness due to bone spurs that affects the MTP joint at the base of the hallux is called Hallux rigidus or stiff big toe.
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A condition caused by degenerative arthritis (see OSTEOARTHRITIS) of the METATARSOPHALANGEAL JOINT of the great toe and characterized by pain and limited dorsiflexion, but relatively unrestricted plantar flexion.
The numerical value of hallux rigidus in Chaldean Numerology is: 7
The numerical value of hallux rigidus in Pythagorean Numerology is: 3
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