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Big Toe Fusion
Dec 10, 2013
... I am 9 month post-op from the same surgery. 56 yr old female with arthritis.... The doctor can answer you question about heel height when you have fused the bone. I can get away with a inch to inch and a half comfortably now but I don't want to push it no further. Your foot will tell you right quick like what it will stand and when you go past the comfort height. It hurts... (3 replies)
Big Toe Fusion
Dec 9, 2013
... i am scheduled to have Big Toe Fusion on Friday. I'm 62, in extremely good health. I have had problems with my right foot for about 6 years after falling out of a SUV and landing on my toes. ... (3 replies)
... and am facing more so I have done a great deal of research on it. Don't short change yourself in something this important. Your whole body is balanced by your big toes. Fusion isn't bad from what I understand. There are several posters here who have had them. Hopefully one will see this and respond. ... (11 replies)

... weeks most definitely. Not driving is also a big deal. But I can tell this will work out in the long term. ... (16 replies)
... I had a big toe fusion about 6.5 weeks ago. A few days ago, my dr. gave me the ok to go ahead and wear regular shoes and be full weight bearing. ... (1 replies)
Big Toe Fusion
Apr 13, 2009
... I had arthritis in my joint and a bone spur so it caused pain most of the time. I have the surgery done by and ortho Dr. (37 replies)
Big Toe Fusion
Apr 10, 2009
... What problems where you having that lead to the big toe fusion? ... (37 replies)
... I just have had bone fusion of my big toe on both feet. I had arthritis that had eaten up the cartlidge and the bone was rubbing together causing severe pain. ... (10 replies)
... First of all it is really hard for anyone on here to give good advice not knowing what went wrong with the first 2 surgeries and what the actual problems are now. You said that he could fix the first fusion that didn't heal but if you had a lapidus and that didn't heal then you need that fixed also. ... (10 replies)
... I'm hoping I can get some advice from you good people about the ideal timing of fusion for the big toe on my left foot. I had a cheilectomy Nov 21, 2014 done by a highly recommended orthopedist. ... (2 replies)
... I had hallux limitus or hallux rigidus treated conservatively for years but finally had to opt for surgery. A lot of research went into my decision making. Fusion of a joint essentially eliminates the joint. Pain in the joint is relieved as the joint is not there. ... (11 replies)
... sorry to hear this. i did hear replacements do fail quite often. i had big toe fusion due to a failed bunionectomy. thank goodness it worked. i was non weight bearing on crutches for 12 weeks and then a walking boot for 4 more weeks. ... (2 replies)
... inch of big toe length. Having a shorter metatarsal changed how the weight was distributed, and the second toe then started to have to work harder. ... (16 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 am just about to undergo my 3rd operation on my big toe and wonder if anybody else has had similar problems? ... (4 replies)
Fusion of Big Toe
Jul 19, 2010
... that's what big toes do! ... (162 replies)
... I had my big toe fused, and it took several months of using a walker, crutches, a orthopedic boot. ... (63 replies)
... I need to express something to counter what I keep reading. One thing they say is a negative effect of having the big toe fused is that it alters the gait of the person and causes more problems as a result. I wish that myth would go away. ... (8 replies)
... I have a big toe fusion and three surgeries for lis franc injury. Nine screws and two plates. I,too, live alone. Don't give up. You will get through it. ... (28 replies)
... i had big toe fusion and its been a year and a half. i have not had any problems with my ankle thank goodness. what did your dr say and how do you know its related to toe fusion? ... (3 replies)


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