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What are the success rates for Metatarsal Phalangeal Joint Repl for hallux rigidus to maintain mobility? How many physicians are doing them?

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In brief: Joint replacement

At age 52, if otherwise healthy, an artificial great toe joint would typically not be recommended.
If possible , a joint preservation procedure is preferred. If the severity of the problem requires joint destruction, consider a fusion of the joint.

In brief: Joint replacement

At age 52, if otherwise healthy, an artificial great toe joint would typically not be recommended.
If possible , a joint preservation procedure is preferred. If the severity of the problem requires joint destruction, consider a fusion of the joint.
Dr. Howard Schaengold
Dr. Howard Schaengold
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In brief: Total vs. Partial

Are you considering total or partial joint replacement? The success depends on your activity level.

In brief: Total vs. Partial

Are you considering total or partial joint replacement? The success depends on your activity level.
Dr. Michael Genkin
Dr. Michael Genkin
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