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... inches long... goes from the big toe to a little below where you bend your ankle... ... (24 replies)
... lso very stiff and rigid. I begged my pod for a script for pt and he said it is not necessary. I am stretching it on my own up and down as I am desperate to wear heels again. If my toe won't bend, I won't be able to. A minor annoyance which I am not worried about is the fact that when my foot is down it is so red. ... (5 replies)
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... About high heels, I have been back to use them in special occasions but not on daily basis. The foot becomes tired much faster as the big toe can't bend upward completely and to walk in high heel shoes is difficult and very unpleasant. ... (24 replies)
... ear. i'm in high school and can't play volley ball anymore, i can't wear heels, and i'm so mad at my doctor for not telling me that my toe would never be able to bend all the way. it hurts to stand for long periods of time, it hurts to walk half the time. not unbareable pain, but enough for you to notice. ... (24 replies)
... n my big toe. I can't move it at all. It is also completely numb. I really want to know how your progress is and if you can move your big toe. Also, can you wear heels yet? ... (24 replies)
... Also break your boots in. I work them with my hands and bend them all differeant ways, especially in the heel area. I have also started oiling them right away to treat the leather. ... (5 replies)
... to avoid the problem getting worse and perhaps having arthritis complications as I got older. I remember specifically asking him if I would be able to wear high heels again and his response was "well that's the point." Now it's 6 weeks after and I can barely move my toe up or down and I'm freaking out. ... (24 replies)
... ys before last christmas, i so regret everyday for not getting a second opinion on getting it or other options.... my doctor never told me i would not be able to bend my toe all the way and i can't AT ALL now wear boots or heels when i wear flip flops i have to wear a bandade just because it is so sensitive. ... (24 replies)
... I am so glad to know that there is someone out there that is as panicked as I am! I had surgery on March 3, 2010. It has been two months and there isn't any way I can wear a heel...yet. I am wearing flat sandals at the moment that do not rub my incision. My doctor said there would be swelling for 6 months to 1 year. I can live with the flat sandals for 6 months (thank... (24 replies)
... At the moment the big toe is very stiff I almost can't bend it downward and just a little bit upward. ... (24 replies)
Heels ever again?
Jul 26, 2008
... Hi Titchou! Thanks for your reply :) Those red patent slingback sound sooo CUTE! I guess I just have to do some scouting around to find the right kinds in real shoe stores. I find the best deals online but I just never know how they're going to work out with this toe of mine. It's so frustrating when the toe won't even bend enough to put the shoe on :( How long was your... (4 replies)
... Would like to know if anyone else has this same problem and what they've done about it. My right toe won't bend so I can wear high heels. It can bend under but won't bend up to fit the contour of the arch area in high heels and if I try to make it bend by wearing them it hurts terribly. ... (5 replies)
Heels and screws
Jun 25, 2003
... I was wondering if anyone knows if I will be limited as far as high heels go since I have the screws. Does this make my toes not bend back? ... (1 replies)
Metatarsal pain
Jul 6, 2016
... I have long history of foot problems. Bunions removed in the mid 70s, along with shortening of bone next to it in both feet. Had joint removed from 2nd toe on left foot in the early 90s. Had bone to 3rd toe broke and notched in late 90's. Numerous callouses forming on tips of toes, balls of feet. sides of heels. Bunions are back even worse then before. I have... (0 replies)
... days for my femur due to the swelling not allowing my leg to bend. 5 days post op I flew home after having both heels fixed. ... (1 replies)
... WEll, if you don't have time to get your answers, postpone the surgery until you do! This is permanent! You cannot ever make a change to it. The joint at the end of the toe will still bend. The main toe joint(1st Mtp) will not. What kind of shoe you can wear will depend on many things. Like I said, I purposely had mine fused at a slightly different angle to accomodate a... (4 replies)
... WEll, if you don't have time to get your answers, postpone the surgery until you do! This is permanent! You cannot ever make a change to it. The joint at the end of the toe will still bend. The main toe joint(1st Mtp) will not. What kind of shoe you can wear will depend on many things. Like I said, I purposely had mine fused at a slightly different angle to accomodate a... (4 replies)
Big toe fusion
Apr 22, 2015
... that at my age, 69, I don't want to run the risk of needing another after the replacement. It just makes sense to go on and fuse it. i did take a selection of heels that I love and he's going to fuse it at a 7 degree bend instead of 4 degrees. ... (0 replies)
... Here is the transcript/outline to "Managing Your Heel Pain" By Dr. Ford, Kaiser Permanente Managing Your Heel Pain Introduction Brought to you by The Permanente Medical Group Heel Pain: What It Is and What You Can Do What causes it (9 replies)


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