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... allux limitus or hallux rigidus treated conservatively for years but finally had to opt for surgery. A lot of research went into my decision making. Fusion of a joint essentially eliminates the joint. Pain in the joint is relieved as the joint is not there. The problem is that one's gait is altered considerably after fusion. ... (11 replies)
... literaly. I had an implant and i ended up with a fusion of that joint about 4 years later. the fusion was by far the best thing i did. ... (4 replies)
... Hi, I am a 45 year old Female that is scheduled for a Titanium Hemi Implant on the 18th of this month, This will be my third surgery, the first on my left foot over two years ago and then the second being on my right foot over a year ago with cleaning out of the bone joints and pins. I am excited yet wondering if anyone here has ever had a Big toe joint implant here, It is a... (0 replies)

... I had an implant put into my index toe, right next to the big toe, 25 years ago. It is failing and causing cysts on the bone. ... (1 replies)
... extension of the joint. In some patients a graft can be used as an alternative to a metal implant for the purposes of resurfacing. ... (25 replies)
Big Toe Surgery
Aug 9, 2008
... You need to take a deep breath and then put this guy on hold. From what you are saying you have hallux rigidus. You probably have a bump on top of the toe joint. This condition is commonly called runner's toe, tennis toe, turf toe, etc. ... (8 replies)
Broken pinky toe
Oct 9, 2007
... I broke my toe about 4 days ago. Saw my PCP and confirmed it was broken. I can walk but it is very painful at times. I try my best to keep my weight off it and have scheduled an appointment with a Podiatrist. Why did yours get so bad? ... (9 replies)
... This may be a long read, but I'm going to start my own thread describing my foot problem and my upcoming MTPJ Joint Fusion. ... (99 replies)
... Depending on your implant there is one other option. I was given this option after my implant failed, but I chose the fusion. ... (33 replies)
... I understand your wife's not wanting to undergo the knife. I had two surgeries almost exactly a year apart. The second was a joint implant in the big toe. I knew within a few months that it did not work, however, I waited thress years before surgery. I had a fusion done Feb 04. ... (2 replies)
Fusion for big toe
Dec 21, 2003
... nis 5 times a week singles, and play in tournaments, and have a young son. Anyway, I understand your pain..my foot was killing me, so last Feb. I sought out the best podiatrist surgeon in Ct. and he fused my big toe joint. I am happy to report,I have no pain..I am back running daily, and can yes, finally wear dress shoes! ... (3 replies)
... Here I am, I have now a brand new joint in my big toe and Its incredible. ... (5 replies)
... I recently found this board while searching for information relative to having multiple cheilectomies done versus joint fusion. ... (3 replies)
... The joint replacement isn't really perfected yet and the failure rate long term is pretty high. Fusion is your best bet. ... (2 replies)
Large toe implants
Jul 26, 2012
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... This is my first time posting and having read as many of the previous discussions on great toe implants, it seems that no one has a success story. I had a titanium implant placed in Dec 2011 and it was very painful from the start. ... (16 replies)
... I'm sorry to hear that your joint replacement failed. ... (2 replies)
... cysts in the bone. Contributing issues are that I have a long first metatarsal and my joint is elevated. Much of the pain also comes from my sesamoids. ... (3 replies)
... hi, a 2nd opinion with the best ortho may not be a bad idea for the surgery. you sound just like me! i also waited until september and that was my first cast. ... (8 replies)
... e Foot and Ankle Center in Grand Rapids, MI. He does surgeries 3 days a week. Overly qualified from everything I've read about him. Very nice Dr. He said the toe fusion is the best way to go. I'm just dreading another surgery. Then will have to be in a cast for 2 months then a surgical boot for another 6 weeks. ... (8 replies)


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