A Midfoot Fusion is a procedure where one or more of the metatarsal cuneiform joints or intercuneiform joints are fused. This is a surgical technique doctors use to treat some types of midfoot arthritis.
Doctors perform this surgery on patients who have previously had a fracture or dislocation and experience chronic pain. Some patients with rheumatoid arthritis or osteoarthritis will benefit from this surgery.
Arthritis of the Foot and Ankle
The pain and stiffness you feel in your feet and ankles as you age could be arthritis. If left untreated, this nagging pain can get worse over time, eventually making it difficult to walk even short distances.
Surgery is performed to make two or more of your different bones grow together. This surgery can be done as an outpatient. In general, you can expect the following: