Akin osteotomy Surgical Technique
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The Akin osteotomy is a straight-forward , commonly performed and highly effective way to improve the alignment of the Hallux.
Most often it is performed as part of a Hallux Valgus correction but on occasion it may be used to treat an isolated and symptomatic Hallux Interphalangeus deformity.
Author: Mark Herron FRCS
Institution: The Wellington Hospital , London