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... I can't help with the cost issue but if the cheilectomy doesn't work you may need the fusion down the road anyway. So if you can only afford to do this once the fusion may be the ticket. ... (10 replies)
... I have arthritis in right toe and ankle. I had a cheilectomy in Feb 2012... Well after about 8 months, I was in a lot of pain. My heel and the rest of my right foot was hurting. ... (14 replies)
... As a person who is facing her second cheilectomy next week and then a redo on a previous one, let me give you some advise. DO NOT DO THE IMPLANT. The success rate is very low for this procedure. ... (16 replies)

Fusion of Big Toe
Apr 20, 2009
... I am 11 weeks post op with a big toe fusion with a bone graft also that was taken from my hip. My total nwb will be 12 weeks then 4 more weeks in a walking boot. ... (162 replies)
... The "stuff" on top of the joint is bone build up from loss of cartilege in the joint. As the two pieces of the toe rub together it pushes bone to the top and forms that bump. Removing the chips, spurs and cleaning out of the joint is called a cheilectomy. ... (13 replies)
... Have you already had a cheilectomy? Or is the joint too far gone for that? (13 replies)
... Don't know why you are assuming the worst here. I had a huge halo of chips on my xrays and my cheilectomy came out great. This is also called runner's toe so as a serious runner you should have heard of it. Very common. They drilled holes in what cartiledge was left in mine and it has reaelly promoted growth. ... (10 replies)
... which leads me to assume the fusion is the way to go, with spurs removed from mid toe joint. I would love the cheilectomy, but have so little cartilage is my concern. ... (10 replies)
... I had the cheilectomy and it was very successful. ... (10 replies)
Big Toe Fusion
Jun 8, 2007
... years or better yet, what I'll be doing. ... (10 replies)
... and developed what I thought was a small bunion. The L big toe didn't hurt until I was around 35. ... (8 replies)
... on't really have much in the way of symptoms, so this thread is more of an exploration of the condition. I realize that there is a possibility I may need a joint fusion at some stage, and I just want to get an idea of what that would be like. ... (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)
... I had a Cheilectomy last January. Did not work. Surgeon gave me a cortisone shot in June and said he thought he probably should have done a fusion. Toe still doesn't bend and very sore. Saw a different surgeeon. He looked at my initial xray I had from Docs. office before I had the surgery. ... (11 replies)
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... e tried taping, rest, icing, orthotics and cortisone injections. Saw a specialist he said live with it.......yes and was pretty gutted. Got a second opinion said fusion or cheilectomy. I am booked for surgery for cheilectomy this Monday and I'm very scared but don't feel like I have much choice. ... (11 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 Cheilectomy 9 months ago and it has been a total disaster. Dr. told me I needed to do it to avoid having a big toe Fusion sooner rather than later. That same Dr. now wants to Fuse it. The Dr. is extremely well known and is considered one of the best in the business. ... (5 replies)
... I had my right big toe fused on Oct 28, 2009. It was a really hard decision to make. I got new orthotics the year before, and spent a ton of money on comfy shoes. ... (28 replies)
... or fusion. The shoes are good, but steel inserts keep my big toe from moving, and I would not be able to walk without pain without them. Wish I would have caught my left toe in time a little earlier before I got the bump. ... (54 replies)


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

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