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20May, 2015

5 Things That Put You at Risk for Developing Big Toe Joint Arthritis

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May is National Arthritis Awareness Month, a month dedicated to raising awareness of all facets of arthritis, including the symptoms, causes, who is affected, as well as ways to improve the quality of life for those who live with this painful condition.   Arthritis is not a single disease. In fact, it encompasses more than 100 different types of diseases affecting the joints. One such type is big toe joint arthritis, often referred to as hallux rigidus when the toe becomes stiff.   Dr. Stuart Katchis, NY-based orthopedic surgeon specializing […]

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