Bunion Health

How the Big Toe Causes Injuries Among Runners

    SUMMARY: Are you starting to feel pain in your ankle, knee, or hip from running? That might be a hallux limitus! Read on to know how the big toe causes injuries in runners.   Even though it is not a common topic among runners, a lot of people know that a hallux limitus – “stiff big toe” in layman's term – is one of the usual causes of knee, hip, or ankle pain.   Understanding the Movement of the Big Toe When you are running and one of your feet is about to hit the ground, that foot is pulled back (dorsiflexed) a bit as it prepare