Promoting realistic expectations for runners following foot surgery

Nicholas A Campitelli DPM FACFAS writes: “I have had several runners over the past several months present with hallux limitus and surgery was indicated to remove fragments and prevent further joint degradation. Hallux limitus can sometimes present as a slow, debilitating injury in runners. In these cases, it will be painful enough to bring them into your office but not enough to stop them from running.”

Nicholas A Campitelli DPM FACFAS writes: “I have had several runners over the past several months present with hallux limitus and surgery was indicated to remove fragments and prevent further joint degradation. Hallux limitus can sometimes present as a slow, debilitating injury in runners. In these cases, it will be painful enough to bring them into your office but not enough to stop them from running.”

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Promoting realistic expectations for runners following foot surgery