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... of my long journey but I just want to tell you to consider ALL other options before you say "yes" to your surgeon even if he is a genius and operated on all the best sports celebrities who continued to win their Olympic prizes after their surgeries. Sure, it depends on your age and your lifestyle and goals. ... (3 replies)
... m the other toes.This may be due to the fact that i still have swelling, im hoping this is not the angle it has been set at cos itll be impossible to get regular shoes on or do anything really? ... (45 replies)
... I had my big toe fused on August 10, 2004. That makes it 4 months for me. I struggled with Hallux Rigidus for at least 7 years. The pain and limitations were affecting my life. I am 51, extremely active and an avid hiker. ... (6 replies)

... Hi Tracy248, I too have the same issue with my toe.. I found that shoes with solid bottoms helps some, The clark brand is the most comfortable for me. I have two pair of Clark flip flops that are made totally different then normal flip flops. ... (5 replies)
... I had more severe hallux rigidus in my big toe joint. It was bone on bone because of osteoarthritis. I had orthotics for a while, and they stopped helping me. The podiatrist suggested surgery. He suggested a procedure that would have given that joint range of motion again. ... (23 replies)
Hallux rigidus
Mar 12, 2012
... I had your condition and opted for the interpositional arthroplasty on both feet. Very happy with the results..find a doc who has done hundreds of them. ... (5 replies)
Hallux rigidus
Mar 11, 2012
... I have had this for a good 5 years getting worse each year. ... (5 replies)
... old very active female. I'm primarily a cyclist but also enjoy walking for fitness and also gardening. Currently, I'm laid off the bike due to a shoulder problem so I have turned to walking for my regular exercise. ... (2 replies)
... ts and researching this condition. Next week I will go back to the sports orthopaedist who will discuss surgery options. I think he will try to convince me to go for a fusion, which I would like to avoid if possible. ... (8 replies)
... urgeon opened me up and then didn't bother to take any bone away! I just didn't get the chance to ask about it as he was more concerned with the other foot. As for that one, there are times when I think, hey this isn't too bad and then of course I do more walking and end up suffering later for it. ... (49 replies)
... Nice to hear from you again. Thanks for your encouraging comments. ... (49 replies)
... I hate hosptitals, too! Been in enough of 'em for a lifetime! ... (49 replies)
... Nice to hear from you. One youngster to another!! My appointment is in about 2 hours time. Not sure what to expect and for some reason a little nervous. ... (49 replies)
... You sound like you are doing really well. I'm not sure I could do the long walks like you have, especially with such a HUGE dog. Who takes who for a walk!!!? ... (49 replies)
... Hi there Steve. Many thanks for your reply to my post. I live in Surrey, UK, by the way. ... (49 replies)
Hallux rigidus
Mar 17, 2008
... Hi Judy, Let us know how things go. I had the surgery several years ago and my healing was much slower than the others here describe. After 6 months I still felt pain, though had recovered all the range of motion. My orthopedist (a sports med doc with much experience as a university foot problems specialist) told me the surgery doesn't help everyone the same. After 12... (9 replies)
Hallux Rigidus
May 21, 2007
... urs and chips and shave down the bump, angling the cut so that the toe move properly. Depending on how much cartilege you have left, this can be very successful for a number of years. As an FYI, Shaquille O'Neal, pro basketball player, had this porcedure about 5 years ago and is still playing. ... (6 replies)
Hallux Rigidus
Oct 10, 2006
... Hi, I had HR and had a chelicectomy done in June. WHAT A MESS. I am in so much pain everyday. My Dr had orthodics made for my shoes and said that they would help me a lot. WHat a joke. I have been going through PT and this is my last week. And I see no improvement at all. ... (6 replies)
Hallux Rigidus
Oct 1, 2006
... aircast thingie on it but I am not remembering for how long. ... (6 replies)
... Although, in all honesty I hated reading your reply. I must say thank you for giving it to me straight.....I asked for it! I do not smoke but will be using a highly recommended podiatrist. ... (6 replies)

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