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... I have been injured for over five months now with no end in sight and my entire life is in shambles as a result. I literally cannot do anything. ... (5 replies)
... the joint just below the nail if that makes sense. ... (0 replies)
... the joint just below the nail if that makes sense. ... (4 replies)

... rid of the pain the fusion is the best way to go. He did say that 2 percent will still have pain after the fusion and nothing can be done about it and 5 percent end up with an infection in the toe which would require another surgery and removing the hardware then treating the infection and put the hardware back in. ... (8 replies)
... A year ago I was anxiously awaiting my surgery to fuse my big toe joint. I went through different stages of anxiety. I was horrifed about the idea of a joint that wouldn't move, even though it already had an extremely reduced range of motion. I had very visual dreams of the surgery. ... (2 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)
... Hi, I don't know if anyone on this Thread is still communicating or not, but if anyone is, I need some advice. I have been told I need to have my big toe fused or joint replacement. Does anyone have an opinion on joint replacement vs. fusion? ... (162 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)
... Getting my fusion was the BEST thing I did! Quick August 96 tripped over baby gate and fracture toe and joint although never picked up. Had surgery in Dec 99 to try and repait joiont and was totally unsuccessful. In Dec 00 I had a joint replacement of big toe. ... (28 replies)
... union on my big toe. ... (33 replies)
... it is almost 10 months for me. i never thought i would come this far. thw swelling is still there, but i can wear some of my own shoes! at the end of october, iam going to have the metal plate taken out of the toe because it irritating the toe. ... (33 replies)
... I had a 1st mtp fusion done as well. My toe still bends but it is the joint within the toe that bends. The MTP joint does not bend. This fusion takes a long time to heal fully. ... (33 replies)
... I had a hemi joint implant on the left big toe due to damaged cartlidge and arthritis doing damage to the joint. ... (2 replies)
... I am about 5 weeks post op with a fusion in my first big toe joint. My surgery was needed due to having both of my sesamoids removed. ... (12 replies)
Big Toe Fusion
Jun 5, 2007
... I am being referred for a fusion of my big toe joint. The joint is full of arthritis to the point that the joint is totally destroyed with no other options available. I have had arthritis in this joint for over 30 years and this is just the end result. ... (10 replies)
... Jules3.........what I was told about shortening the second toe was clip an end off the one joint and fuse it....I'm not exactly sure how they will do mine because it has been fused twice already. My surgery is in 2 days and counting. ... (12 replies)
Big toe fusion?
Feb 7, 2006
... Which joint of the big toe is your doctor recommending for fusion? ... (2 replies)
... I'm interested in hearing from anyone who went through a fusion of their big toe joint... ... (4 replies)
... Thank you for the tips.....all the advice I can get is welcome now that I have to learn all the "tricks" of living without the use of my big toe. I have started massaging the fusion site already, I always massage my incsions and there is alot of tissue in the area so I thought that might help. ... (23 replies)
Hammer Toe Post-Op
Nov 20, 2016
... tiny feet with tiny bones and big manly screws don't work well all the time. SInce it's the end joint they may want it more protected with a cast and then the boot but you should be able to walk on it easily. ... (5 replies)

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