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... main bunion and I had my toe fused without the complete understanding that I'd not be able to move my toe. It's completely stiff and hard. It's been 9 weeks and is still throbbing. ... (0 replies)
... so I am 57 and ver yactive. Until the pain in my toe was too great, I played basketball, among other things. I am told the degenerative arthritis in big toe is end stage, and really the only option is fusion. ... (3 replies)
... I had my big toe fused in October 2009. ... (25 replies)

... Hi bluedog. I am at the six month mark after my big toe fusion. Looking back, that time where I was bored and frustrated about having no freedom seems like such a short blip in time. ... (9 replies)
Fusion of Big Toe
Aug 17, 2009
... y right foot had the most problems. I found a new doctor and have been going to him for the last 5 years. I saw him the other day and he said the arthritis in my big toe is pretty bad, and that my foot will only be able to stand to have one more surgery. He recommends fusing the big toe as a permanent fix to the problem. ... (162 replies)
... have it done now, if I let it go much longer my recovery will be worse. Well my recovery was horrible anyway. I had the lapidus procedure done. After this my big toe was much shorter than my second, I could not bend my big toe very well at all. It did not bend down at all and up only a few degrees. ... (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)
... Getting my fusion was the BEST thing I did! Quick history....in 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. ... (28 replies)
Big Toe Fusion
Jun 9, 2007
... o my ankle so obviously something isn't too good. I get pain just sitting with it up on a pillow with no weight on it. It swells up. The swelling runs from my big toe joint over my second toe joint. As I said the toe can still flex very slightly. At present I hobble on the side of my foot. ... (10 replies)
Big Toe Fusion
Jun 8, 2007
... nd arthritis in the joint. When you see my xrays, there is almost no joint space left at all. I was told that the cheilectomy will remove the spurs but as the big toe joint moves it's rubbing bone on bone....thus the suggestions for either the Keller or a hemi implant. ... (10 replies)
... Here I am, I have now a brand new joint in my big toe and Its incredible. ... (5 replies)
... My orthopedist has recommended fusing the big toe joint due to arthritis and I'm wondering if anyone out there has had this procedure. ... (2 replies)
... surgery protocols. I have another version. I had my right big toe joint fused in October 2009. My surgeon used a plate and screw combo. I was able to heel weight bear from the start as tolerated. ... (4 replies)
Large toe implants
Jul 26, 2012
... I had my big toe fused in October 2009. I have a plate and screws system. I was able to heal weight bear as tolerated from the beginning, and then use my full at six weeks. ... (16 replies)
... eek. In Feb. of 2010, as I was walking behind one of my students, who was leaning forward in his chair, he accidently dropped it down to the floor and caught my big toe joint. It was excruciating, but I had to deal with it so I wouldn't make him feel badly. ... (8 replies)
... Anyone had fusion surgery for big toe joint problem? ... (29 replies)
... That's what I thought would happen Titchou. To my eyes, the gap looks smaller and the white is increasing. The radiologist said it is fusing. Chubster, that sounds like good news anyway. How do you feel about it? (63 replies)
... loss in joint so the joint replacement verse fusing was the best solution. ... (25 replies)
Big Toe Pain
Nov 30, 2009
... when I got home yesterday, so I elevated it for awhile before I went to bed. It is getting better and better. I go back to the surgeon next week to see if it is fusing and healing. I am looking forward to seeing how it is doing. ... (27 replies)
Fusion of Big Toe
Aug 17, 2009
... went in. I had one surgery prior to the fusion which was from a podiatrist that was a complete waste of time. But i must say i tried everything possible before fusing so i was convinced that was the only answer. As far a swelling, i used to have alot of swelling so i was continually icing. ... (162 replies)


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