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Old 03-23-2013, 09:51 AM   #15
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Re: hallux rigidus surgery

Originally Posted by smj7123 View Post
Hi Bruce587, did you decide to have the fusion? I'm a frustrated runner, deep in decision mode, having dealt with HR for a decade now. 2 sugeries (one hemicap-bad idea, then osteotomy and cartilage placed in the joint), and I'm faced with the last resort. Are there any runners out there who have had a MTP fusion and can still run, run better, or can't run anymore? There's a lot of anecdotal stuff, but I'm still not convinced. Any help appreciated.
I would very much like to know as well if you had the fusion. I'm in a similar situation as you.