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... 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)

... toe implant in the MTP. Oh my I thought my first surgery hurt like hell. This one was so painful for so long. I had it done in Dec of 05'. ... (33 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)
... I hope you have more success than I have. I had a big toe joint replacement two years ago. ... (4 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)
... Hi Randy, I just read your post. I'm going through the same thing with my toe replacement of right big toe. I had a joint replacement in June 2010 Podiatrist in Naples...I have had nothing but trouble with it. Second opinion by orthopedic specialist MD. ... (4 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 would also tell you not to do the replacement implant, they have a very high failure rate and a lot of doctors will not even do them because of the high failure rate. ... (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)
... Implant has not been good for me. Now fusion also requires bone graft. (25 replies)
... I had an implant on 1/4/10. Going for my first checkup tomorrow. so far pain has been minimal, but of course, I've not had any pressure on that joint yet. I'm cautiously optomistic. I just could not imaging off my feet for 8 weeks after a fusion. I'll let you know how it goes. (25 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)
... DEAR NORTHWIND!!! THANKS for that quick response!.... Glad to hear your major complaint seems to be crankiness and cabin fever - not major pain or complications etc.... may I recommend Project Runway? They have 4 seasons on DVD now.... Also - House - again, 5 seasons on DVD.... Hugh Laurie as the crankiest, rudest doctor in the world is somehow very refreshing.... And... (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)
... i had an implant put in my big toe after a failed bunion surgery. the implant did not work. the only alternative was toe fusion. it will be a year in novemember. the pain went away, but i had to change what shoes to wear, exercise and my outlook on life. ... (9 replies)
... Your situation seems similar to mine. My dilemma is while the smaller implant surgery can fail, I'm told that the bone fusion can fail as well. How long did it take before you were able to wb and get your foot into a sneaker? ... (33 replies)
... the implant and fuse the joint, but I am very nervous about it. ... (33 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)


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