realignment of the soft tissues (ligaments) around the big toe joint.
in the foot, sesamoiditis usually refers to an inflammation of the sesamoid bones under the 1st metatarsal head, on the ball of the foot just behind the big toe.
when the big toe joint does not carry this weight, the load is transferred to the lesser metatarsal phalangeal joints (mpjs).
anatomy of the 1st mtp joint.
metatarsal-phalangeal joint .1st metatarsal associated with most.