Top Washington D.C., Maryland, and Northern Virginia Orthopedic Surgeons Specializing in Midfoot Fusion
This surgical procedure is performed to help relieve pain in the foot and correct deformities in the midfoot caused by injury, trauma, arthritis, or genetic defect. The procedure fuses any combination of the navicular, cuboid and cuneiform bones in the midfoot.
What is a midfoot fusion?
This detailed video explains the entire process of a midfoot fusion, including preparation, accessing the midfoot, fusing the joints, end of procedure and after care. Weight should not be applied to the foot for at least six weeks after the surgery. A walking cast will then be required for at least another six weeks. Full recovery usually takes up to ten months.