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... 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)
... Here I am, I have now a brand new joint in my big toe and Its incredible. ... (5 replies)
... to cover joint replacement of my big toe, which has early Stage IV hallus rigidus. ... (1 replies)

... I'm sorry to hear that your joint replacement failed. ... (2 replies)
... I've had very bad bunions for as long as I can remember, as well as hammer toes on both second toes. My big toe was bent probably towards 2pm on my right foot! ... (0 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 was 29 when I had my first foot surgery, and 30 when I had the joint replacement. I had my fusion at 33. My podiatrist did not want to fuse because of my age. ... (9 replies)
... joint replacement 5 years ago. ... (0 replies)
... As an FYI, my surgeon showed me on my x rays exactly what my problems were and then he drew me a picture of exactly what he was going to do and explained why. If you don't get that information, find another doc. ... (13 replies)
... I have a question. I have had osteoarthritis in my big toe for the last 30 years. There is no flexibility left and my second toe is lying on top of my big toe. I have no bunions but I do have arthritis in the other metatarsal joints of my feet. ... (9 replies)
... I went to this Doctor for a bunion surgery on my right great toe. When I awoke my foot was in a cast and he said the toe joint was to far gone to repair and went with the fusion. ... (19 replies)
OATS Recovery 2
Dec 11, 2008
... thanks for writing your experience. It sounds terrible and my sympathies go out to you. My friend can related to the 'all in your head diagnosis'. She had a big toe replacement and had tons of pain which the Dr.'s couldn't explain. ... (20 replies)
... I was diagnosed with Hallux rigidus of the big toe on left foot in late 2007. The ortho doc wasn't going to do surgery until I went in begging him to do something. ... (12 replies)
Having surgery #3
Jan 30, 2004
... ht the fusion was a better deal, Well I see that yours was not successful and Just would like to know more about why, when you had it done, and was it a titanium joint in your big toe that failed and how many months before you knew there were problems? ... (8 replies)
Fusion-Big Toe
Nov 12, 2003
... ver they live thats how good he is. The other information I got off of various sites of the internet on foot and ankle sites about the pros and cons of fusion or joint replacement. ... (13 replies)
Hallux Limitus
Aug 29, 2003
... I can relate to your frustration. I have been trying to decide how to treat stiff big toe for a year and half, with varying and conflicting opinions from an ortho foot surgeon and two podiatrists, as well as conflicting web info. ... (19 replies)


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