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... I had a titanium joint replacement in big toe 18 months ago and for some unknown reason it was unsuccessful. My joint does not bend, it remains very painful and swells when I walk. I am 51 and in great health otherwise. ... (9 replies)
... I need advice! Has anyone had a partial joint replacement in your big toe? ... (0 replies)
... Getting my fusion was the BEST thing I did! Quick 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)

... Had a chielectomy with Cartiva done in dec that has been unsuccessful. Options now are either total joint replacement of big toe or big toe fusion. Both make me nervous. ... (1 replies)
... bones in foot shortened and pinned to relieve pressure on big and little toes. ... (1 replies)
... I had a joint replacement in my big toe in December of 2000. Unfortuantely for me, it was not successful. In Feb of 04 I had the titanium joint removed and had the joint fused. I still think that trying the joint first was the right decision. Fusion should be a last resort. ... (9 replies)
... ate of my surgery, I had on Nov 18th, I wanted to update and let you know how things are going on the implant, I am very thankful, and honestly would do it again in a Heart beat and can not wait to have the right one done this coming year. ... (5 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 am interested in this thread because my husband is facing the same decision. He had a steriod injection several months ago, which was successful in reducing the pain and inflamation, but when he returned for a second injection last week, he did not experience the relief he expected. ... (9 replies)
... I was able to run 30 miles a week on it for 17 years before it gave out. I am about to have the toe fused, as there is not enough room for a new replacement and the old implant caused cysts in the bone. My understanding is that the new titanium implants have a life of around 25 years. ... (9 replies)
... bend my joint and am still in pain when I walk. ... (33 replies)
... 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)
... to cover joint replacement of my big toe, which has early Stage IV hallus rigidus. ... (1 replies)
... I had a 1st mtp fusion done as well. My toe still bends but it is the joint within the toe that bends. The MTP joint does not bend. This fusion takes a long time to heal fully. ... (33 replies)
... Hi, I don't know if anyone on this Thread is still communicating or not, but if anyone is, I need some advice. I have been told I need to have my big toe fused or joint replacement. Does anyone have an opinion on joint replacement vs. fusion? ... (162 replies)
... I had a big toe joint replacement done almost three years ago. ... (25 replies)
... Can anyone please tell me how you know when the joint replacement has gone ? ... (9 replies)
... The "stuff" on top of the joint is bone build up from loss of cartilege in the joint. As the two pieces of the toe rub together it pushes bone to the top and forms that bump. Removing the chips, spurs and cleaning out of the joint is called a cheilectomy. ... (13 replies)

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