Fusion is the most popular way to address arthritis and end-stage deformities of the first metatarsophalangeal (MTP) joint, including bunions. Cleveland Clinic data demonstrate the success of the surgery across multiple locations, surgeons and causes of great toe pain.
Why Do Bunion Surgeries Fail?
Hallux valgus surgery can fail in a number of ways, often leaving the patient with more pain, persistent deformity and significant dissatisfaction and dysfunction. How can surgeons improve outcomes?