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Has any one done a toe joint replacement?

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In brief: Yes

It is usually done for chronic joint pain or loss of funtion of the joint, or severe joint injury.

In brief: Yes

It is usually done for chronic joint pain or loss of funtion of the joint, or severe joint injury.
Dr. Arnold Beresh
Dr. Arnold Beresh
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Dr. Charles Southerland
A total joint replacement of the great toe (1st MTPJ) is an excellent procedure for the indications detailed in Dr. Beresh's note. However, it should be something that is not routinely performed on younger patients (<mid 40's). Many of these procedures, especially "Hemi" implants will have to be replaced in 10-15 years.
1 doctor agrees

In brief: Yes

They have had great toe implants for more than 50 years.
They work well for replacing a stiff painful arthritic 1st metatartsal-phalangeal joint.

In brief: Yes

They have had great toe implants for more than 50 years.
They work well for replacing a stiff painful arthritic 1st metatartsal-phalangeal joint.
Dr. Lorry Melnick
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