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... Has anyone ever heard of the implants in the big toe popping out of place? ... (2 replies)
... I had hallux 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. ... (11 replies)
... Izzy, I too suffer from longtime Ra and big time damage to my feet. Right now I have a rigid plate in one of my big toes, done 9 months ago. ... (8 replies)

... There are different kinds of osteotomies so be sure to get more specific information about which one and why. I had a cheilectomy with osteotomy on the left big toe. The osteotomy was to remove the bump on the top of the toe that impeded the movement of the toe. So, that was needed. ... (5 replies)
... I know this type of joint resurfacing is the up and coming thing. You can also have cadaver cartilege impanted or use the capsule material in your own toe. ... (16 replies)
... I had a joint implant done in 1992, so it has been almost 20 years. ... (16 replies)
... I had a hemi implant done in May of 2010...podiatrist recommended this instead of fusion because I was active and would have more movement in the joint... BIG MISTAKE! It has given me nothing but trouble since I got it. ... (16 replies)
... I had an implant done in Dec 2009 and in March 2011 I had the implant removed and had my MTP joint fused, with a bone graft. ... (16 replies)
... I have certainly learned alot from reading other posts on this board, but I would also like to get feedback on my question of whether to have big toe fusion or the implant. ... (16 replies)
... you Titchou. The 'organic' spacer is actually cadaver material that will cushion the space between. This is called a Keller procedure. I was not interested in an implant or permanent hardware as they do usually cause some sort of problems down the road. ... (4 replies)
Fusion of Big Toe
Jul 19, 2010
... bearing boot. I got 4 opinions and they are split on the recovery. I had a big toe joint implant gone bad and I am terrified of this surgery. ... (162 replies)
... hi Elaine, I hope the fusion goes well for you. I had hoped that I could get an implant or something to increase the ROM of that joint, but anything I read did not look good. My orthopaedic surgeon had the same response as yours. ... (162 replies)
... CorkySue, I hope Sharon posts again soon. She has been through so much and can help inform us of things to come. It looks like you're going to have the same procedure I am and around the same time. Let's keep in touch with each other. (33 replies)
... etter a second time to grasp it all. So happy to hear things are finally working out for you. I am 51 and until the last year and a half, despite arthritis in my big toe, I was flat out. ... (33 replies)
... union on my big toe. ... (33 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)
... I had an implant removed and a fusion on my left big toe on Oct 15th. I was in a large bandage for two weeks. I then went to the big plastic boot, non weight bearing for seven weeks. I then went to full weight bearing with the plastic boot for three weeks. ... (10 replies)
... toe implant in the MTP which had to be removed because it "didn't seat properly". Dr. said a new implant would eventually have to be removed followed by fusion so I chose fusion. ... (33 replies)
Big Toe Fusion
Jun 8, 2007
... years or better yet, what I'll be doing. ... (10 replies)
... I had my fusion of my big toe in Feb. 04. I too had a bone graft. The was my third surgery on the same joint. The first was Dec 99 to try to "save" the joint. Next was Dec. ... (11 replies)


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