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... Has anyone ever heard of the implants in the big toe popping out of place? ... (2 replies)
... The right toe had a SILASTIC implant inserted in 2009. The surgeons I have seen have all maintained that implants are failing all over the world and the procedure is not longer done in England. ... (8 replies)
... If there is not adequate cartilage in the joint, then an implant is needed. That is true for hip joint and knee joints...not just the big toe joint. ... (11 replies)

Large toe implants
Jul 26, 2012
... I had my big toe fused in October 2009. I have a plate and screws system. I was able to heal weight bear as tolerated from the beginning, and then use my full at six weeks. ... (16 replies)
... inch of big toe length. Having a shorter metatarsal changed how the weight was distributed, and the second toe then started to have to work harder. ... (16 replies)
... Hi Coffeegal377 Please before you have implant do some research on toe implants...I had one last year and have had nothing but trouble with it from the day after surgery.... ... (16 replies)
... hi, glad to hear you are going to an ortho. i had a failed bunionectomy so i wound up having my big toe fused. i have no more pain and it will be 6 years. i am totally active. i dont know the answers to your other questions. everybody is different. ... (8 replies)
... I've had a diagnosis of Hallux Rigidus for several years. That's osteoarthritis in the first MTP joint of the big toe. I was a dancer when I was a teen and danced on toe shoes from the time I was eight. ... (5 replies)
... Bottom line, joint implants fail. The usual time to failure is less than 5 years. When they fail, your options are to remove the implant and leave it that way, or to fuse the joint. ... (9 replies)
Fusion for big toe
Dec 21, 2003
... ents, 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)
... This Dr, cleaned out both joints of the big toe and put those dang pins in them, and here I am two years later with implants being put in them both, well at least one for now the other as I said next year. ... (5 replies)
... Here I am, I have now a brand new joint in my big toe and Its incredible. ... (5 replies)
... I know nothing about your type of hammertoe surgery but I am 12 weeks post op from bunion surgery with big toe fusion and three hammer toes fixed. I had pins in my hammer toes for six weeks and metatarsals shortened. I am just now weight bearing but my toes are perfect. ... (3 replies)
... My big worry is that I have been told by the first surgeon that bone grafts are notoriously unpredictable and often fail! ... (8 replies)
... My big worry is that I have been told by the first surgeon that bone grafts are notoriously unpredictable and often fail! ... (8 replies)
... s, I had a fusion in October 2009 and am glad I did. I read horror stories about implants, so decided to go with the fusion. I don't think my doctor would do the implants anyway. At anyrate, I have been able to become more active again, and walked in a two day, 60 km walk for cancer in Vancouver last year. ... (16 replies)
... My advice to anyone and everyone is do NOT get the implant! I got one last year from a podiatrist and my toe was much worse afterwards than it had ever been prior to surgery. ... (16 replies)
... go with the fusion. a little inconvience not be able to drive for maybe 4 weeks after the fusion, but is a great long term fix. I'm a runner so fusion was necessary over implants. The implant may be referring to a rubber piece put between the joint, and that can maybe wear out again. glenn (16 replies)
... i would do the fusion. i had it done. all i read on these boards are failures of implants. keep posting and good luck. (16 replies)
... and fuse the big toe joint. ... (16 replies)


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