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Big toe got you down? It may be hallux rigidus.

A stiff and painful big toe can knock you off your feet. Here's what you can do about big toe joint pain caused by hallux rigidus. The big toe may be small, but its role in our lives is enormous. Just imagine how hard it would be to walk, run, squat, bend over, rise up on the balls of the feet, or simply keep your balance without the aid of your big toes. …

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