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... 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)
... worse and more frequent. By July of this year, I had had enough of the increasing pain, and new xrays and the very limited range of motion remaining in my right big toe indicated fusion surgery was necessary. ... (12 replies)
... Dr. Myerson said he would fix the lapidus procedure also and also do a fusion of the big toe. My biggest questions is do people walk normal after having both joints of the first ray fused? ... (10 replies)

... I have been told by an orthopod that I need to have a fusion surgery for the big toe joint. ... (0 replies)
... and developed what I thought was a small bunion. The L big toe didn't hurt until I was around 35. ... (8 replies)
... e sure is qualified. He does surgeries 3 days a week. I like him alot. We discussed my options and like you all are saying he said to get rid of the pain the fusion is the best way to go. ... (8 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)
... hrough this. I am just so worried that since I had all the other work done to my foot that in the end I will be much worse. or will walk worse with a stronger limp than I have now. ... (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)
... recovery from having their toe fused. ... (28 replies)
... Thank you, Debbie. I'm happy to hear that your gait is unaffected. When I splinted my big toe joint, it reduced the ankle flexion, so I assumed I would walk with a limp or a rigid gait after surgery. And you can wear normal shoes again. ... (9 replies)
... Did the fusion affect your gait? ... (9 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 3 different docs say that a fusion was my only hope. So, I finally did it. ... (102 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)
... Fusion is a big decision, but for me it was the best choice of treatment for my pain. ... (12 replies)
... To sanell, your fusion seemed to go well. Can you tell me what your gait is like now? ... (28 replies)
... I also have pain in the big toe in the base and top of the big toe and I can hardly step on the foot. ... (5 replies)
... First doctor want to wants to fuse the big toe joint. ... (21 replies)
... Bless your heart. I laughingly described my second toe as lazy and hitching a ride on top of the big toe. I had a pair of wedgie sneakers that are about the same height as the boot. I strongly suggest that you try to find something similar. ... (85 replies)

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