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Big Toe Surgery
Aug 9, 2008
... g to control it with NSAIDS, orthotics, etc. I also had 6 different opinions. Some recommend the Hemi Implant, others a fusion but the majority recommended the Keller Bunionectmy where they remove a portion of the affected joint and fill in the space with tendons. ... (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)
... Thank you Titchou. The 'organic' spacer is actually cadaver material that will cushion the space between. This is called a Keller procedure. I was not interested in an implant or permanent hardware as they do usually cause some sort of problems down the road. ... (4 replies)

... ave the exact same condition you describe. I've been told by several Drs that I need to have either a fusion, which is a permanent fix with a long recovery or a procedure which removes a portion of the joint and cleans up the bone spurs, etc. It is called a Keller Bunionectomy and this is what I have chosen to have. ... (5 replies)
... stick out the end of the toe and is bent and when it is time for the pin to be removed then the doctor just slides it out. Good luck with your surgery. ... (5 replies)
... Hi I am assuming this is the procedure where they insert pins down the toe to hold them straight and then remove them. ... (5 replies)
Big Toe Fusion
Jun 7, 2007
... balance was not there...it almost felt like I had no toe and the pain kept getting worse and worse. ... (10 replies)
Big Toe Fusion
Jun 6, 2007
... Can you explain what a "failed" Keller Procedure is? ... (10 replies)
... Jules3.........what I was told about shortening the second toe was clip an end off the one joint and fuse it....I'm not exactly sure how they will do mine because it has been fused twice already. ... (12 replies)
... I am 4 weeks post op...had a procedure called a Keller arthroplasty for bone spurs and arthritis of the big toe, and have just begun some manual exercises. ... (0 replies)
... I hope to help others who are considering the procedure by updating on my progress through this forum...plus it's a great way to pass the time while recouping on the couch! ... (37 replies)
... I also had surgery for Hallux Ridigus but the Keller Bunionectomy. I am now 6 weeks PO and got into a wide sneaker 2 days ago! I am thrilled! I am also driving and have done so for 3 weeks. ... (12 replies)
... I had surgery this past Monday for Hallux Rigidus. Over the years I was on Advil, special orthotics, etc. I spend my time between the NE and Fla and had several opinions. ... (12 replies)
... n the last few years. In March I had a bunionectomy and fusion of my great toe. This was already a redo of a bunionectomy I had about 15 years ago and a botched Keller procedure on my big toe. I was left the last time with a floppy big toe and now I went in to have it fused. ... (13 replies)
... out a limp. That is pretty amazing since I also have a fused ankle. I don't have the normal range of motion in my ankle, and no ability yet to push off with my big toe, so I bought a pair of shoes with a rocker sole. They really do the work for me. I am amazed at how much better I walk in them. ... (10 replies)
... that had the Keller procedure done. I am wondering what your surgeon told you prior to the surgery. The Keller procedure is usually performed for moderate to severe hallux rigidus. It is a joint salvage procedure. ... (22 replies)
... dbgoalie......welcome to the board. Your years of frustration with the toe is understandable. Unless one goes through with the constant pain they can't understand. Wearing shoes and walking can be a challenge. ... (17 replies)
... I am scheduled to have the Keller Procedure whenever I am ready. I just keep putting it off for various reasons. This procedure was recommended by 3 out of 5 Drs so I am comfortable with this decision. ... (4 replies)
... My surgeon would like to use the Keller Method to correct my extremely crooked big toe. My bunion was actually caused by my ankle arthrodeses last year. ... (4 replies)
... My toe was fused at too much of angle that ended up covering part of the 2nd toe. ... (9 replies)




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