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... 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)
... 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)
... and he recommends a 5 toe amputation on my left foot vs, the more invasive bone graft in my big toe. ... (5 replies)

... 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)
... 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)
... for big toe fusion surgery. ... (6 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)
... Hi Debbie. I had my big toe operated on 3 times in 11 months. The first one was a Keller procedure in Nov. '05. I also had toes 2 and 3 done with osteotomies. ... (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)
... 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)
... nly seen a new podiatrist once, who says, looking at new xrays, he'll not know until he gets in there where he'll operate, the second joint from the end of the big toe, and I could walk out afterwards on it, in a surgical shoe, or higher up at the next joint, which would involved a cast for 2 mo. ... (16 replies)
Foot fusion
Jan 14, 2008
... Amputation is very extreme, I wondered many times if I could have my big toe amputated because of the pain it was causing me, but there wasn't a doctor I could find who would do it. ... (23 replies)
Amputate or not?
Nov 25, 2004
... I discussed my problem with several doctors, and they did not found any other solution but to amputate my big toe. ... (2 replies)
... but much shorter due to angled big toe towards the other toes. Two doctors have suggested the amputation of two toes to get more space for the rest of the toes, for better blood circulation and releif of pain. ... (5 replies)
Severe bunion
Oct 11, 2001
... But my third toe is complitely overlapped by the second. When I try to stighten it, it goes back into the deformed position under the second toe. ... (4 replies)
... A year and a half ago, I had a calcaneal osteotomy with two pins and a tendon repair and transfer on my left foot and ankle for PTTD, and later, a cheilectomy of my left great toe. Before my surgeries, I read every post on every thread that had anything to do with flat feet, PTTD, bone spurs, and foot surgery for all-of-the-above. All you smart, lovely people had so many... (22 replies)


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