... Well, I've had one cheilectomy done and am having a one done on the other foot in two weeks. if he's not comfortable with this procedure - and it seems he isn't - I would find a sports med ortho who is foot and ankle board certified and go see him/her.
And fusion is not the next step after cheilectomy. My toe that was done 10 years ago will need a second procedure... (4 replies)
... So I saw the foot specialist at a well know sports + foot clinic. She said that previous specialists who said that I have HalluxRigidus etc are completely wrong.
She said that there is absolutely no sign of Hallux Rigidus or any sort of Arthritis. She took brand new X-ray of my feet and all the gaps in the joints look mighty fine. She said yes I have wide feet and slightly... (54 replies)
... Neuromas are not typically under the big toe, but rather between toes. ... (2 replies)
... I have located a sports ortho clinic too that treats local football team. They look slick and really top class. I don't know how I missed them. Will call them tomorrow. ... (54 replies)
... It's hard to say what's going on but there is also a condition called "gouty arthritis."
I'm back to suggesting a sports med ortho who does feet and ankles only - only because they are so highly specialized and see a lot of this type problem. I mean, if you had breast cancer who would you see - an oncologist who primarily treats prostate cancer or one who treats breast... (54 replies)
... Heavy tank like ugly shoes with stiff sole everywhere that will protect your toe joint but might cause new problems with other joints. For example stiff high cut hiking boots cause me discomfort in the knee region. ... (54 replies)
... Today I have a completely new type of pain under the right toe joint making it slightly more awkward to walk. ... (54 replies)
... Well, it works for lots of people that I know. I'm sorry it didn't work for you. And it is possible to have a one-time event of gout. It is not necessarily a life time problem - though, unless one changes what caused it, nothing will help. But, it might not have been gout anyway.
I still strongly suggest you find a sports med ortho who deals in feet/ankle issues only. ... (54 replies)
... My toe bone joint spacing is even and normal. So cartilage has not worn out in anyway so far. ... (54 replies)
... unner's toe, tennis toe. Continual jamming of the joint or a one time injury can compress the joint and cause pain. The treatment for the injury is to pull the toe gently out straight and hold and repeat many times. ... (54 replies)
... fusion is the last resort. the fusion i had wont let me bend the big toe. ... (22 replies)
... and developed what I thought was a small bunion. The L big toe didn't hurt until I was around 35. ... (8 replies)
... arthritis and toe fusion surgery has been recommended as the best solution to end my pain. ... (4 replies)
... This type of arthritis is not detected by a blood test as it is from damage to the joint not disease. ... (3 replies)
... and specializes in reconstructive surgeries of the foot and ankle, including sports related injuries. He has done this procedure for over 25 years so I am as optimistic about his abilities as I can be. ... (4 replies)
... I strongly suggest you see a sports med ortho who is board certified in foot and ankle. ... (4 replies)
... I am in Florida, USA. Absolutely need either a chilectomey or a fusion of the 1st metatarsal. Bad arthritis at that joint AND at the joint in mid of the toe. I am paying for this out of my own pocket and would love to have a ball park figure for the surgery. ... (10 replies)
... I done a lot of research into toe fusion before my surgery and from what i saw it is usually done to patients with arthritis to eleviate pain. it is not a type of bunion surgery and is only used as a salvage surgery if a tendon transfer or further bunion surgery can not be performed. ... (12 replies)
... n and out post. This is a long item. It is a followup to an earlier post from 4 weeks ago. This long post is intended to help readers considering or planning toe fusion surgery. I looked for this sort of information before my own surgery and couldn't find it. ... (0 replies)
... Over the last 12 months I have seen a GP, Podiatrist, Physiotherapist, Sports Doctor, and finally an Orthopaedic Surgeon. ... (8 replies)