Remember functional anatomy and to x-ray

By |2021-10-28T10:56:37+11:00May 25th, 2021|Uncategorized|

This is an interesting case I have dealt with recently. The patient was sent to me with long-standing, markedly painful and stiff 1st MTPJs. Clinical examination showed no dorsiflexion with the patient guarding the joint due when any motion was attempted. All conservative care had been exhausted with no success. Weight-bearing radiographs exposed a very long [...]