... d the front of the outer thigh and runs across on the diagonal to the knee cap and then goes down the inside of the calf into the inside ankle bone and into the big toe. L5 innervates the middle toes and S1 innervates the little toe. ... (3 replies)
... Evidently, my sesamoids are arthritic and cheilectomy made it progress. Met with 3 orthos. One wanted to take both sesamoids out and fuse toe as it still has arthritis. Second wanted to take one sesamoid out and fuse. Third said fusion should stop movement of sesamoids, so no movement, no pain. ... (7 replies)
... If 10 is maximum pain possible then mine is between 4 and 6. Similar pain but on a lower level say between 3 and 6 started few months later on my right toe joint too. So the pain has been there constantly for last 10 months. If I walk a lot then pain may increase slightly sometimes and other times not increase. ... (54 replies)
... lcaneal osteotomy done on my left foot. so far the surgery done to correct that problem has been healing nicely, however very early on in my physical therapy my big toe was really hurting me. we tried everything during physical therapy, but the pain was terrible and had a lot of stiffness. ... (4 replies)
... hi there, i came across your post in a web search researching toe pain. your post was extreemly similar to what has been going on with me. ... (54 replies)
... Are you talking about a cheilectomy for big toe arthritis? ... (6 replies)
... so similar pain on the ball of my foot. I went to bed and woke up around 3pm. The pain has climbed to completely new level and more interestingly I can't bend my toe anymore. Through out last 1 year I have always had full movement of my toe joint and suddenly overnight I can't bend it. It hurt very much when I try to bend it. ... (54 replies)
... or fusion. The shoes are good, but steel inserts keep my big toe from moving, and I would not be able to walk without pain without them. Wish I would have caught my left toe in time a little earlier before I got the bump. ... (54 replies)
... HI Debbie, I know you are pretty much an expert on big toe fusion. ... (22 replies)
... I HAVE SURVIVED....HEY HEY!! :p
Surgery started late and took longer than expected. There were some surprises. :yawn: Big toe cartilage was non-existent and I was wearing bone to bone. That was worse than expected, wierd news was that my 1st met bone was a wierd color...not the color that a bone should be ??!? Puzzled my pod, me too.
What's that suppose to mean?... (10 replies)
... hey! It sounds like the pin maybe sturdier than the small screw in that part of the toe, but I'm not sure. Maybe he prefers it because it's not permanent. I asked about a removable pin for my big toe but my pod said that it doesn't work as well for the big toe because of the size of the bone (although it was still an option). Maybe some go the screw route so people can be... (10 replies)
... I also had both 1st and 5th MTP done at the same time. I have two permanent screws in the little toe bone which resulted in being nwb for 6 weeks initially. ... (10 replies)
... took LONGER to heal than the Taylor bunion. The bone by the pinkie toe is smaller and heals quicker. When I had mine done I didn't have screws, my pod just put a removable pin in. ... (10 replies)
... takes twice as long as the big toe to heal. ... (10 replies)
... I have big toe arthritis for which fusion would have to be the answer. ... (5 replies)
... rays it was found I had some pretty severe degeneration due to arthritis in both joints. ... (7 replies)
... I've developed over the past few months a lump on top of my foot on the joint that connects my big toe to my main foot. It's quite painful sort of a dull ache. I've read it could be a motion blocking bone spur, arthritis etc. ... (1 replies)
... I can walk, but have pain with every step. Had arthritis in big toe joints both feet. Can't image doing this all over on the second foot. Any ideas? ... (2 replies)
... I am 9 month post-op from the same surgery. 56 yr old female with arthritis.... The doctor can answer you question about heel height when you have fused the bone.
I can get away with a inch to inch and a half comfortably now but I don't want to push it no further.
Your foot will tell you right quick like what it will stand and when you go past the comfort height. It hurts... (3 replies)
... I have rheumatoid arthritis and am having my right big toe fused in three weeks. Also having other reconstructive work on my other toes and a tendon cut in my calf. I am so frightened about all of this. ... (0 replies)