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... my tendon at the back of my leg lengthened and my big toe fused. My most recent surgeries were last year. ... (2 replies)
... ake a long time to heal, so I would do that as a last resort. But any infection must be treated with antibiotics and getting the nail out of the soft tissue. The big toe is very important in walking to keep one's balance, so take good care of them. ... (10 replies)
... how go you expect to walk when the big toe carries the most wait of your body? ... (4 replies)

... It is a rational fear and you seem susceptible to major infection. So the concern is valid, and your first big question to the doc should be, how do,we ensure that I don't fall prey to infection? ... (4 replies)
... I have a question regarding whether amputating my big toe is a viable treatment option and I've received different opinions from several doctors so I'm a little confused! ... (4 replies)
... In December I had the joints in my first 3 toes fused to fix a bunion on my big toe and hammertoes on the next two. When the pins came out 6 weeks later the second toe curled right back under, so my Dr. ... (1 replies)
... for big toe fusion surgery. ... (6 replies)
... This is a big decision for you to make. You want to weigh all your possibilities carefully and do a lot of research on amputation. ... (5 replies)
... Call the Chiefs front office and find out who they use for foot issues. Knowing that your big toes balance your entire body, I'd want to be absolutely certain before I had one amputated. ... (5 replies)
... You are facing a big decision. Could you get more than the one opinion? ... (5 replies)
... and he recommends a 5 toe amputation on my left foot vs, the more invasive bone graft in my big toe. ... (5 replies)
... ying to figure out what would give me the best quality of life without messing up the rest of my body from not having the right gait, etc. Before I go to another big surgery, I am going to try bone augmentation with stem cell injections to try and get the bone to regenerate. They also can do bone grafts with vascularization. ... (1 replies)
... Hope everything goes well for you. Im so sorry you probably dont even think my problems are that big of a deal compared to your which they arent. I just like to vent about my problems too im not sure why. ... (2 replies)
... ill recovering but finally having whole days without thinking about my ankle! Like you I was willing to settle for any improvement in the pain. I even considered amputation but I took the time and found the right surgeon and the right surgery. ... (7 replies)
... Hi iredrose & thanks to all who replied. I had surgery 11 days ago on 10-18-2012. I decided against the total ankle replacement. They debrided my ankle to remove the osteophytes (bone spurs), deepened the fibular groove and moved my peroneal tendon back to where it should be. They reconstructed the ligaments as well to hold the peroneal tendon in place. My tendon was in... (12 replies)
... ok at my avatar, you can see a dark funnel looking shadow with a wide top, narrowing as it goes through the talus and extending to the subtalar joint. That's the big concern I have. ... (13 replies)
... ok at my avatar, you can see a dark funnel looking shadow with a wide top, narrowing as it goes through the talus and extending to the subtalar joint. That's the big concern I have. ... (13 replies)
... already have my subtalar joint fused, so I would not be happy with a fusion. I could amputate, and we have discussed this. I have rsd in my entire leg though so amputation might aggregate it so I can not wear a prosthesis. There is a hope that I may be able to convert to another type of replacement. ... (12 replies)
... I've not found one close to me, the dr. I just saw that gave me the recommendation is a foot and ankle reconstructive surgeon, one of the top in the area and he was highly recommended. So, I don't know where to look for another one? I've tried casually searching my area, but not sure where to look. Since I've had so many difficulties, I really want someone who does grafts... (5 replies)
... It sounds like you have been through so much already, and now face a major, major decision. I really think you should go for a third opinion and see what another doctor recommends. (5 replies)


Associated Tags: ankle fusion, bone graft, bunion, mrsa, resection, staph infection, subtalar joint fracture

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