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... Bill, Not at all certain that this will be of any value but its worth a shot. In considering a solution for your "great toe" 1st MP it is important to keep in mind your chosen surgeons training and background. Surgeons are just people who do some things better than others. In addition, surgeons typically do things they way they were trained during residency or... (25 replies)
... I had big toe fusion last May 9th. Unfortunately my toe did not union and I'm going in again in May to have the surgery done again. I'm pretty bummed out about the whole procedure. ... (162 replies)
... i had big toe fusion, but i dont know what you are talking about. i would like to read your other post. ... (2 replies)

... I am going to have my big toe fused soon, have another post if u want to read why. The pod said he would use a external fixator instead of a cast and that seems a little strange from what I have read on the net. Anyone have a external fixator after toe fusion. ... (2 replies)
... I had my ankle fused with an external fixator last September. Ever since then, my big toe has been crooked. It looks just like a bunion, but not caused by the things that normally cause a bunion according to my dr. ... (2 replies)
... far. Last week I was sitting at home wiggling my toes and stretching my feet when I had a sharp pain in my foot followed by swelling. Ever since that happened my big toe has been limp and lifeless. I can't move it no matter how hard I try. ... (0 replies)
... never been a couch potato so the last year has been the most depressing year of my life. I was in a different boot for 2 months before the surgery. Because the big toe had dislocated the second toe, walking was impossible. The smaller boot kept my foot elevated enough to make walking bearable. ... (85 replies)
... linda- yes i had a graft from my hip (they actually had to take more than they initially thought because of the amounts of damaged area they had to remove). the hip was sore and awkward to move, but healed fine. I think they will be more conservative on healing - don't move foot; keep boot on; use crutches/walker, etc. because they are very concerned that the blood start... (85 replies)
Toe Fusion????
Jun 17, 2008
... Hello everyone i have not been here for a while. A little history, I am a very athletic 25 year old male, 2 years ago I dropped a 45lb dumbell on the joint of my big toe and crushed it. I was in a cast for 6 weeks. a year later went to the pod and he said the joint was almost fused together and it was killing me. ... (7 replies)
... heal and all around all the joints, and a few of the metatarsal bones, and had a severe ankle dislocation. Had it set, then in Dec, had a external fixator for 7 weeks, then a boot cast. When I finally started walking, my big toe was lower, and my heal is a lot higher, making a high arch. ... (0 replies)
... heal and all around all the joints, and a few of the metatarsal bones, and had a severe ankle dislocation. Had it set, then in Dec, had a external fixator for 7 weeks, then a boot cast. When I finally started walking, my big toe was lower, and my heal is a lot higher, making a high arch. ... (1 replies)
... I'm doing OK. Having this external fixator does not hurt but it is uncomfortable too sleep and get around. I have an appt. tomorrow and am very hopeful he says he'll take it out wed. ... (149 replies)
... the only reason I'm weight bearing is because I have an external fixator.... ... (149 replies)
... that is the bone above the big toe. I gave up my percocet at two days and managed to keep the pain at bay by propping the bad foot. ... (6 replies)
... This is when the toughest challenges began. I had an external fixator for 8 weeks. ... (6 replies)
... Are you having an external fixator put on? ... (23 replies)
... Hi Liz, Lapidus is when the bunion is removed and a portion of the first toe bone is removed to straighten out the foot. ... (11 replies)


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