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Fusion of Big Toe
Dec 21, 2009
... I had my original surgery May 2008 to fuse the big toe. ... (162 replies)
Fusion of Big Toe
Dec 17, 2009
... HI. I had left big toe fusion on Oct 28th '09 and so far, nearly 2 months out I am happy. ... (162 replies)
Great Toe Fusion
Mar 10, 2013
... I am one week shy of 4 months after my great toe fusion. Some days my toe feels pretty good. Some discomfort...But not too bad. Other days it hurts a good bit. I swear I can feel discomfort all the way to the top of that toe. ... (0 replies)

Fusion of Big Toe
Jul 19, 2010
... bearing boot. I got 4 opinions and they are split on the recovery. I had a big toe joint implant gone bad and I am terrified of this surgery. ... (162 replies)
Fusion of Big Toe
Feb 21, 2010
... much as possible, and non weight bearing until the boot came off. At 2 months I was given the okay to walk on my foot without toeing off and at 3 months okay to toe off and walk barefoot on the beach. I however didn't have plates and things, only two screws and no bone grafts. ... (162 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)
... recovery from having their toe fused. ... (28 replies)
... This is my first post on this website. I am due to have surgery on big toe July 11...I am really afraid. I have heard so many bad things about it. Does anyone have good things to say about it? ... (5 replies)
... When I was 15, I completely destroyed the end knuckle of my big toe. I was kicking a soccer ball with my brother without shoes on, and when my foot was straight against the ball, he kicked and it shattered that knuckle. ... (17 replies)
... I haven't been on this board in a while but here is my story. I had my first surgery in Dec. 99 to try and save the joint in my big toe. That surgery failed and I had a titanium joint placed in my toe in Dec. 00. ... (9 replies)
... I just looked down at my still bandaged toe and decided that it was time to measure it. ... (102 replies)
... Well, my toes have very little range of motion, and I have one bad bunion on the left foot, one slightly less bad bunion on the right foot. According to my orthopaedic surgeon, fusion is the only choice that I have to correct the bunions. ... (18 replies)
... I went to this Doctor for a bunion surgery on my right great toe. When I awoke my foot was in a cast and he said the toe joint was to far gone to repair and went with the fusion. ... (19 replies)
Fusion of Big Toe
Apr 18, 2009
... t probably pretty close and it played havac on my second toe, so i was so happy to hear the doc say he could add bone to length it. Today it looks just like the toe on the other foot. The only draw back was more time nwb, but what the hell, 8 weeks 12 weeks it all sucks! As far as the hip, that hasn't been bad at all. ... (162 replies)
... for the swelling to go down. I was never happy with the results of my surgery. My foot hurt so bad that a little over a year and a half I had to have foot surgery again.... ... (33 replies)
... Hi Debbie G, I just turned 40 in June. What happened is last June 06 I had a cheliectomy. Just a clean up of the big toe joint. Was to be better in about 3 weeks after that surgery. Well I never was better I was actually worse. ... (10 replies)
... on. Because of the previous surgeries I had the bone graft. To be honest the bone graft hurt more than the fusion. As far as looks go, even with the graft the big toe is shorter than the others. I feel it is very noticable, but other people don't unless I point it out. ... (119 replies)
... The condition tends to get worse. Just before the surgery, I couldn't take any walks. Even a 10 min. walk was a problem. Also, once you are no longer flexible, the surgery becomes even more involved then it already is. There is all kinds of information on the internet about PTTD surgery. The most important thing for me was finding a board certified foot and ankle orthopedic... (13 replies)
... hide it . If I walk for more then 30 minutes i will start to limp Adding to that my soles of my feet have become very very sensitive, which can cuase really bad blisters. ... (13 replies)
... Hi foten, I can do more now that I've had my toe fused than I could before. I feel like I have been given my life back. I can wear less sensible shoes than before and want to get some "pretty" shoes. ... (19 replies)


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