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Big toe joint fusion
This is one of the treatment options for arthritis of
the big toe joint. (Hallux rigidus)
The other treatment options are:
For early stages of arthritis
How do you fuse the joint?
The damaged joint surfaces are removed and the
prepared joint is held either with a couple of
staples or a plate.
When will start to walk again?
You will start heel walking either on the same or next
day of operation.
How long does it take for the joint to fuse?
6 to 12 weeks.
What are the complications of operation?
How will you reduce the risk of infection?
You will be given antibiotics at the time of operation.