IT’S TRUE: Painful joints can be replaced in the foot. Similar to what we all know and understand about knee and hip replacements, the big toe joint and ankle joint can be replaced in the foot. Don’t wait for your pain to get overwhelming, see a foot doctor today! This image is a total big toe joint (1st Metatarsophalangeal joint) implant that Dr. Wassel performed on a patient for advanced, painful arthritis.
A great website for more information: https://www.podiatrytoday.com/emerging-insights-first-mpj-implant-arthroplasty