Hallux valgus brace
Do you think you’re suffering from a hallux valgus injury? Then our night splints are the right support tool for you! Hallux valgus braces bring the best support to the foot and contribute to a quick recovery. In addition, it prevents further overload due to the protection that the night pallets provide. In short, the right tool for hallux valgus!
What is Hallux Valgus?
Hallux valgus is a foot condition in which there is a growth in the big toe. As a result, the big toe skews and a lump comes up. This lump can be painful and overloading during daily activities. Wearing a hallux valgus brace or a hallux valgus splint can, on the other hand, reduce your pain. Surgery is necessary in cases of a very serious hallux valgus injury.
Tools for Hallux Valgus
When the hallux valgus condition is violently present, support aids can help to reduce the pain. Braces and splints are the right tools for hallux valgus. Below you can read why this is the case.
Hallux Valgus braces
When you suffer from hallux valgus it is necessary to provide foot prevention and support. Hallux valgus braces, or toe splint, can provide the hallux valgus with the right support. The toe palk reduces the lump in big toe and brings it more into its own place. This results in pain reduction and rapid recovery. The Pro-orthic digisleeve toe and the Darco toepalk TAS are hallux valgus braces that support the injury in the right way.
Hallux Valgus splints
Hallux valgus treatment can also pass through our night splints. The support means provide compression on the big toe, forcing it to stand normally. You wear a night splint, as the name says during the night’s sleep. If you continue to do this for a longer period of time, the big toe will gradually get used to the position and results will be visible. The offer of the hallux valgus splints consists of: BioSkin Nightpalk, heel track nightpalk comfort, heel track night splint and Pro-orthic nightpalk soft.
How does the treatment of hallux valgus work?
A hallux valgus treatment can proceed in two ways. Either through a non-operative way or in an operative manner. In a non-operative way, there is a hallux valgus that can be repaired independently. This goes with the help of the hallux valgus braces or the hallux valgus splints. In the case of surgical treatment, hallux valgus surgery is carried out. This only occurs when the foot condition is so severe. The preference of a hallux valgus treatment therefore goes at all times to wearing a brace or splint.
What exercises restore a hallux valgus?
When you are walking up a hallux valgus, it is wise to treat it with a brace or night splint. This way, the big toe relaxes, gives support and can recover faster. In addition, it is good to add hallux valgus exercises to improve the recovery process.
Exercises to improve the recovery of the hallux valgus are:
- Loosening big toe
- Massage the sole with a ball
- Spreading the big toe
- Strengthening the small foot muscles
How these exercises work can be found in our blog post!
How can a hallux valgus be prevented?
There are a number of ways in which hallux valgus can be prevented. The foot condition can occur when shoes are worn too small. Make sure the shoes are wide enough and don’t run too pointed. Also, wearing heels too often is a cause of hallux valgus. Therefore, alternate this well. In addition, it is always good to check occasionally if there are abnormalities on the feet.
What is Hallux Valgus?
Hallux valgus is a foot condition in which there is a deformity in the big toe.
How does hallux valgus arise?
A hallux valgus starts with overloading the foot in the wrong way.
How can you recognize hallux valgus?
Hallux valgus can be recognized by a crooked big toe with a lump on it. You will also notice pain when the foot is actively engaged.
They stabilize the foot throughout the day and return the big toe to its old position. This makes the movements of the foot much easier.
How can you treat hallux valgus?
You can treat a hallux valgus non-operatively and with surgery. In the case of non-surgery you take a rest and use exercises and a support device. During surgery, a night splint or brace is placed on the foot.
How can you prevent hallux valgus?
Always check that there are no strange shapes in the feet. In addition, you can reduce the risk of hallux valgus by taking breaks during a long walking route and alternating shoes.
Are there any exercises for hallux valgus?
There are 4 exercises you can do with a hallux valgus. These are: loosening the big toe, massaging the sole of the foot with a ball, spreading the big toe and strengthening the small foot muscles.