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... 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)
... I had a hemi implant done in May of 2010...podiatrist recommended this instead of fusion because I was active and would have more movement in the joint... BIG MISTAKE! It has given me nothing but trouble since I got it. ... (16 replies)
... I want to thank you, Northwind, for all your information about big toe fusion. I have been battling arthritis in big toe for last few years. Was very active before that and it impacted my life hugely. ... (29 replies)

... I am happy to share my experience, and hope it is helpful to you. ... (12 replies)
... Hello chubstercat, I am about 1.5 hours away from Dr. Myerson office. He is really a great surgeon. I did see him on Monday morning and he agrees that my big toe is "frozen". He wants or is taking me back to the OR tomorrow morning and doing an ankle block. ... (22 replies)
... Hi Debbie, I had my fusion done back in July. There were a few of us if you do a search, you will find the discussions. I think I was the only one in a hard cast. ... (8 replies)
... I done a lot of research into toe fusion before my surgery and from what i saw it is usually done to patients with arthritis to eleviate pain. ... (12 replies)
... I've had chronic pain in my 1st MTP joint in my big toe for near on 18 months. ... (6 replies)
... I had it done and it was kind of a big deal. My foot looks good but movement is really limited. In hindsight, I should have waited longer. ... (3 replies)
... There are different kinds of osteotomies so be sure to get more specific information about which one and why. I had a cheilectomy with osteotomy on the left big toe. The osteotomy was to remove the bump on the top of the toe that impeded the movement of the toe. So, that was needed. ... (5 replies)
... Has anyone experienced a "broken capsule" at the base of the big toe and the next largest toe that needed surgery? ... (0 replies)
... it's trial and error. ... (21 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)
... I had a big toe joint replacement done almost three years ago. ... (25 replies)
... I am considering having the fusion on my right foot. I have been in pain for more than ten years, tried orthotics. Nothing really helps the pain except not to bend the toe at all. ... (14 replies)
... off mostly but the throbbing definitely happens when I am standing still. I've had PT to loosen the joint of scar tissue but it seems that my toe gets worse after. I am really at a loss too. I try to carry on with my activities of daily life, but do notice that many are limited. ... (28 replies)
... I was told that both toe joints had major bone spur formations and needed surgery two years ago.... ... (25 replies)
Big Toe Pain
Nov 3, 2009
... Hi mcmnine, you are singing my song, and that is what made my decision so difficult. In fact, my foot felt great in Sept for awhile, mostly because I had been able to wear Birkenstocks all summer. ... (27 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. In Dec 00 I had a joint replacement of big toe. ... (28 replies)
... recovery from having their toe fused. ... (28 replies)


Associated Tags: arthritis, big toe, cheilectomy, fusion, hallux limitus, implant, pttd post-op, recovery time

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