Articulation. Fixation. Preservation.
The great toe is a very important mechanism in locomotion. When possible, the Aloha group prefers to preserve pain free motion and maximize performance.
The Arthrosurface implants are one of the advanced devices that allow us to treat this complex joint. Joint replacement is not always necessary or possible, but represents a valid alternative for the right patient under the right circumstances, and can significantly improve function with relatively rapid recovery when compared to other approaches to this complex problem.