... I went to my foot doctor last week with a problem I have been having for years with my big toe. ... (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)
... union option. I wonder if that is the "floppy joint". My doc also wants to take bone from the hip for my fusion. I am so sorry that I had a big toe joint implant in the first place. It never worked, and I had a second one done. I was told the first one was too big. ... (162 replies)
... 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)
... 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 bunion surgery on 12/15/06.
I also had a hemi joint implant on the same big toe on 5/18/07.
The stitches came out 5/31/07. I started physical therapy on 6/5/07.
My question is about how long does physical therapy usually last??
Thanks in advance. (4 replies)
... n in Baltimore the other day and he was very impressive. Just wondering if there is anyone that had success after a failed fusion. The screw has backed out of my big toe and the bone graft was basically gone. Dr Myerson was very detailed in telling me what his protocol would be. ... (1 replies)
... Has anyone ever heard of the implants in the big toe popping out of place? ... (2 replies)
... this implant has now failed. ... (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 had a titamium implant in the big toe joint as the cartiledge has goneabout a year ago. Had problems with my balance when I wuld lean off on that foot. ... (11 replies)
... I had a joint implant done in 1992, so it has been almost 20 years. ... (16 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 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)
... in 2007 i had an implant in the big toe. it was a failed surgery from the start. ... (8 replies)
... he best way to go. He did say that 2 percent will still have pain after the fusion and nothing can be done about it and 5 percent end up with an infection in the toe which would require another surgery and removing the hardware then treating the infection and put the hardware back in. ... (8 replies)
... Hello, I'm new to the message boards and here is my problem. I had an implant put in my mp joint in my left big toe because of bone spurs and arthritis. ... (8 replies)
... My big toe was also shortened during my second surgery. You would think the doctor would give a warning that it was going to cause problems later. ... (162 replies)
... I'm contemplating having the Smart Toe Implant but from what I'm reading I'm thinking it might not be a good idea. I have had bunion surgery on my left foot in April 1994 and didn't get a shoe on my foot until October. ... (18 replies)