What causes Hallux Valgus?
The congenital factors of hallux valgus are caused by joints, nerves, muscles...For example: flat feet, heredity and reduction and imbalance of plantar gluten, which can reduce the performance of the soles of the feet, causing instability and deformation. The acquired factors are caused by wearing non-heeled shoes. The main target is women who wear shoes that are too high, too sharp and too narrow, which causes the weight to shift, causing crushing and pressing on the toes, which not only affects the toes. The stretching and activities cause discomfort and pain, and also destroy the function of the original three footholds. When walking, the whole body weight falls on the front end of the foot, and the toes will gradually deform due to the weight of the body, which will cause the hallux valgus phenomenon.
Impotanance of Toe care and Hallux Valgus Orthosis
Internationally correcting hallux valgus, thumb valgus insoles are generally used during the day, and a scientifically designed hallux valgus appliance is recommended at night. Using the fixator to fix the straight joint of the big toe joint, help the toe joint to restore the correspondence, improve the deformity angle and the condition of the big toe, so that the foot bones are in the best position, gradually relieve the pain and deformity symptoms and recover. Let all the thumbs return to their normal physiological position.
In hot weather or in a closed foot environment, due to the close contact between the toes, it is easy to cause fungal infections and the toes are partially ulcerated. It is necessary to separate the toes for treatment during treatment, which is troublesome and not hygienic. The toe separator can easily separate the five toes, and the effect of separating the toes can be achieved without touching the feet, and the diseased toes are separated from the healthy toes to prevent mutual contact and pain or mutual infection. And it is easy to clean and at the same time achieve the effect of toe relaxation.