​Silktoe® metatarsophalangeal joint arthroplasty system is designed to offer an option outside of fusion for patients affected by severe arthritic diseases.

Flexible Joint Spacer Specifications:

  • Right and Left specific options
  • Elastomeric medical-grade silicone
  • 4-degrees of dorsiflexion built-in to restore anatomical motion
  • Distal stem – trapezoidal shape contours to the intramedullary canal of the phalanx
  • Proximal Stem – rectangular shape contours to the intramedullary metatarsal canal
  • Sterile packaged
  • 20, 30, 35, 40, & 50mm length options

Ring Specifications:

  • Titanium
  • Acts as a support stabilizer for the silicone joint spacer
  • Sterile packaged


The intended use of the Silktoe® device is to represent a permanent implant, used in all severe forms of arthritis, such as:

  • Hallux rigidus or hallux limitus;
  • Painful rheumatoid arthritis;
  • Hallux abducto valgus associated with arthritis;
  • Unstable or painful joint from previous surgery

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