Big Relief For Big Toe Pain

There may be new hope on the horizon for those suffering from arthritic joint damage in their big toe: The first synthetic cartilage device approved by the FDA called the Cartiva Synthetic Cartilage Implant. Rush University Medical Center in the Midwest is the first to try this new treatment which replaces part of the damaged cartilage surface in the joint and provides improved mobility compared to the outcomes of traditional fusion surgery. Find out more about this latest development here: