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... I would also tell you not to do the replacement implant, they have a very high failure rate and a lot of doctors will not even do them because of the high failure rate. ... (16 replies)
... I have certainly learned alot from reading other posts on this board, but I would also like to get feedback on my question of whether to have big toe fusion or the implant. ... (16 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)

... last feb 4th and got on these health boards and it was sooo helpful. I too had the same problems you're having, HR with no carilege and bone on bone, very painful for years. I also had a cheilectomy on my left foot which seems to be the answer for now anyway. ... (2 replies)
... I am so very sorry for everything you have been through. I can relate to the questions you are asking about toe fusion because I myself was extremely nervous as well. I will give you some background on what I went through. ... (22 replies)
... all your questions sound so familiar. it seems so many people have this problem with the big toe joint and yet i have never personally met anyone so i could bend their ear and get some info, so these forums are so interesting to me. ... (28 replies)
... On crutches or a walker, or could you just walk with just your heel touching the ground. I have tried to think of some things to do ahead of time. All your comments are very helpful. My suragery is Friday and I have about worked myself to death cleaning the house and grocery shopping. ... (5 replies)
... Haven't been to this board in a while, but I need some advice. Let me give a brief history. In Dec. 99, I had a osteotomy and joint repair of the left big toe. That didn't really work so I had an implant in Dec. 00. The implant didn't work and was basically fused. ... (1 replies)
... on Dec. 21st in an attempt to fix a hammertoe on my 4th toe, move the metatarsal joint up to try and relieve some pressure, and finally, take out the sesamoid bone in an attempt to relieve some severe pain under my big toe metatarsal joint. ... (17 replies)
... I am 8 months big toe fusion and doing pretty well. I still have pain too but nothing like before. It isnt everyday and usually only if I have been on it alot or done alot of walking. ... (9 replies)
... d an Achilles tendon lengthening, subtalar fusion, and calcaneocuboid fusion. My surgeon found that two of the bones in my foot had smashed into each other over time and autofused, so he had to shatter those apart and put a spacer in to keep them from collapsing again. ... (2 replies)
... My apologies if you are looking for a quick get in 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)
... Hi there. Yes indeed , I did have a Big Toe fusion after a failed joint replacement . Both surgeries were done by the same ortho surgeon. ... (4 replies)
... If I were you I'd get a second opinion, and unless the bunions are causing you alot of pain, don't have the surgery. ... (14 replies)
... Bev, I can speak to the bone coming off her hip, as I just had that done to fuse my big toe in place. I needed bone taken off my hip and put in that joint to make up the space that was created by removing an implant in the joint. ... (22 replies)
Floppy Toe
Jan 14, 2008
... I also had an implant removed from my MTP joint and had a fusion with bone off my hip. I was very anxious about having the fusion performed because the operation that put in the implant was not very successful. I was also worried about the recovery time. ... (10 replies)
... I am sorry to see you aren't where you want to be 2yrs post op but it is encouraging to see a post about running after a calcaneous operation. ... (7 replies)
... op from a big toe fusion. At 12 days, it still hurt and throbbed to have my foot down. I kept it up as much as possible for about a month anyway. ... (6 replies)

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