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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)
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)
... Here I am, I have now a brand new joint in my big toe and Its incredible. ... (5 replies)

... I had a joint implant done in 1992, so it has been almost 20 years. ... (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)
... and fuse the big toe joint. ... (16 replies)
... THis is my first time posting so forgive me if I'm already asking questions that have already been asked. December 09 diagnosed with severe arthritis in the big toe joint. Podiatrist attempted cortisone injections with no luck. So I had the arthro surface hemicap implant. ... (16 replies)
... or fellowship. It is doubtful that an Orthopod will do anything but a fusion as it is "GOLD STANDARD" A DPM is a which pick some fuse and others use implants... implants can be defined as anything that goes in and stays in the patient. ... (25 replies)
Big toe
Mar 31, 2005
... I will try to bump one up for you but in the mean time go to the top and type in whatever you are looking for.....implants for toe joint...and that should bring you all the threads related to the subject. ... (5 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)
... i wonder if they could make me a toe out of something...i had mine cut off due to infection, i thought it wasnt a big deal but now that its sandal season its kinda bothering me. ... (3 replies)
... I have hallux rigidus in my right big toe joint as a result of a collapsed tendon and ligament in the arch of my foot. The only place I have pain is in that dorsal bunion that has formed. ... (15 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)
... 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)
... 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 have had two implants in my big toe joint and can basically tell you the weather about a day in advance. It for some reason definitely affects the hardware or joint or both. If it starts getting cold, I am in agony, I am going for a joint fusion in a month or so and I expect the weather thing to stay the same. ... (9 replies)
... I was diagnosed with Hallux Limitus with arthritis in my big toe and bone spurring. The joint had become noticeably enlarged on top. ... (16 replies)
... inflammatories, cortisone shots, ice, rest, etc. The podiatrist and I discussed joint replacement this morning. ... (13 replies)
... hi i had my joints in my left and right big toe replaced 2 years ago.i was still having pain even after year.i went for a second opinion and i was told the implants are more for people who are older and not very active . I am 45 . ... (18 replies)


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