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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)
... 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)
Big Toe Surgery
Aug 9, 2008
... 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 am so thankful I did this, and am very impressed with the recovery time, the healing time and most important I am no longer in pain, after all this is my third surgery, the first surgery with pins that went wakko in my toes and fusion. ... (5 replies)
... Getting my fusion was the BEST thing I did! Quick history....in August 96 tripped over baby gate and fracture toe and joint although never picked up. Had surgery in Dec 99 to try and repait joiont and was totally unsuccessful. In Dec 00 I had a joint replacement of big toe. ... (28 replies)
Fusion for big toe
Dec 20, 2003
... ain. I had an injection the other day for the pain. The dr told me that I have no other option but to get the fusion. He says I'm not a good candidate for the joint replacement because of my age and lifestyle. So to bide time, I can just keep on getting steroid injections until I decide to do the fusion. ... (3 replies)
... Thanks for your nice reply and my apologies for not responding sooner. I wanted to update you on my progress and what I found out. As far as my pain, before and after the surgery, before the surgery, it hurt in the joint of my big toe on the bottom of my foot. ... (13 replies)
... I, too, would love to know what to expect for a toe fusion surgery. I am only 32 yrs old and have stage 4 arthritis of the MTP joint. ... (9 replies)
... with my experience with my bunionectomy of March 23, 2004. I needed the surgery 20 years ago but put it off as I was very busy raising my three children, by the time I had it I was having a lot of pain. I think the biggest part of the problem for those of us that have had to go through this is many of us have drs. ... (170 replies)
... I had a torn plantar plate repair surgery in May 2013. My 2nd toe had developed into a hammertoe, the joint was arthritic, and the 3 rd toe was starting to dislocate. Surgery went well, recovery consisted of 1 month rest with the foot elevated, iced or in a boot. ... (27 replies)
Having surgery #3
Jan 30, 2004
... nt, but so far I am very impressed with it, and we will see what happens down the road, I would like to know what happend with your implant and when and how long after you had it did it start to fail. ... (8 replies)
... any of you that has a Dr tell you to go for fusion instead of Titanium joint replacement, I would go titanium the recovery is much quicker where in a fusion the recovery is way longer, I know because I had both of my feet done with fusions last year on the big toe and surrounding joints. ... (3 replies)


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