Hallux Interphalangeus is what you are likely describing. The goal of surgery is to realign the toe so it functions in a more normal position. You doctor should give you a more detailed explanation so you are comfortable with your decision.
Posted By Vivian Abrams DPM on April 02, 2003 at 23:00:09:
In Reply to: Big Toes
posted by M. Holmes on April 01, 2003 at 15:26:25: