What is big toe arthritis?

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    Big toe arthritis is a degenerative condition that affects the joint at the bottom of the big toe. This joint, called the metatarsophalangeal joint, is important because we use it to push off and it has to bend with every step. If it starts to stiffen, walking and many other motions can become painful.

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