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Big toe joint fusion surgery

What is big toe joint fusion surgery?

Usually a day case procedure, this type of surgery treats big toe arthritis, and is performed under a general anaesthetic, with a pain-relieving local anaesthetic administered post-operatively around the wound.

What does big toe joint fusion surgery involve?

The procedure requires a minor incision to be made on top of the big toe and the removal of damaged bone prior to the fusion of the joint with a tiny plate and screw.

Big toe joint fusion surgery

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