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Funded Project Details - FY2021

Project Number:

Title: The Morphology and Characteristics of Hallux Rigidus
Principal Investigator:

Joseph Iaquinto

Location: Seattle, WA
Congressional District Code: 9
Research Service: Rehabilitation R&D
Project Period: January 2020 - December 2021
FY 2021 Funding Amount: $96,886
Total Award Amount
(all years):
Abstract: View full abstract and other project information on NIH RePORTER


Hallux Rigidus (HR) is the end stage of great toe osteoarthritis, which is a degenerative joint disease that effects approximately 1 in 40 people over the age of 50. The development of arthritis in the first metatarsophalangeal joint (MTPJ) is painful, effecting quality of life, reducing mobility and altering gait patterns. Early treatments for pain relief include physical therapy, pharmaceuticals and modified footwear. If these treatments fail to provide relief and the arthritis progresses, joi...

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