What is Foot Joint Fusion?

Category: Surgeries


Foot joint fusion surgery, or arthrodesis involves the removal of the painful joint and fusion of the bones. It is recommended to relieve persistent pain in the area which may also be compounded by other symptoms. Flexibility may be reduced, but weight bearing, pain and swelling improves.

Side effects

Side effects as an overall problem

Side effects as an overall problem
Severity Evaluations Percentage
Severe 0
Moderate 0
Mild 1
None 0

Commonly reported side effects and conditions associated with Foot Joint Fusion

Side effect Patients Percentage


Stopped having Foot Joint Fusion

Duration Patients Percentage
Less than 1 month 2
1 - 2 years 1
Adherence Evaluations Percentage
Always 0
Usually 1
Sometimes 0
Never taken as prescribed 0
Burden Evaluations Percentage
Very hard to take 1
Somewhat hard to take 0
A little hard to take 0
Not at all hard to take 0
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