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... was recommended by my doctor to have it done now, if I let it go much longer my recovery will be worse. Well my recovery was horrible anyway. I had the lapidus procedure done. After this my big toe was much shorter than my second, I could not bend my big toe very well at all. ... (22 replies)
... one 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)
... Hello, I have some questions about a big toe fusion. ... (10 replies)

... Doglover, welcome to the boards. Sorry to hear about your big toe fusion, I just went through the same thing. If you search by my username, you will find the string that I started detailing what I am going through. ... (10 replies)
... I have Hallux Rigidus in my right big toe. I've had 2 different Dr's recommend joint fusion on my big toe. I'm in my mid 50's and I've been dealing with this with pain meds for over 15 years. I don't like depending on pain meds long term like this. ... (2 replies)
... A year ago I was anxiously awaiting my surgery to fuse my big toe joint. I went through different stages of anxiety. ... (2 replies)
... Let's just say I'm looking forward to the day when it doesn't even cross my mind that I had toe fusion surgery performed! ... (63 replies)
Big toe fusion
Nov 2, 2009
... Hi everyone. I've been reading the different posts on toe fusion as my Podiatrist has suggested I have this procedure done. My family dr recomended this podiatrist, but in reading most of the posts I see that alot of you have had an orthapedic surgeon. ... (3 replies)
... he gym daily, and playing tennis, with no pain at all. So, for me he is the best. I am in my 40's had never had surgery of any kind before, just bad arthritis in big toe joints, after 20 years on the hard tennis courts. May 22nd, I had my other foot done, same procedure, same Dr. ... (22 replies)
... I had big toe fusion last May 9th. Unfortunately my toe did not union and I'm going in again in May to have the surgery done again. I'm pretty bummed out about the whole procedure. ... (162 replies)
... it was a lapidus procedure and turned out horrible. ... (8 replies)
... I had a big toe joint replacement 19 months ago. It was an extremely painful and unsuccessful procedure. I have to get the joint removed next week and go for fusion. ... (13 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)
... last august he told me he could do a procedure to straighten my big toe. today he told me arthritis has set in and it looks like that surgery would not work. as a last resort, he reccommended toe fusion. ... (5 replies)
Big Toe Fusion
Jun 8, 2007
... nd arthritis in the joint. When you see my xrays, there is almost no joint space left at all. I was told that the cheilectomy will remove the spurs but as the big toe joint moves it's rubbing bone on bone....thus the suggestions for either the Keller or a hemi implant. ... (10 replies)
Big Toe Fusion
Jun 7, 2007
... balance was not there...it almost felt like I had no toe and the pain kept getting worse and worse. ... (10 replies)
... Jules3.........what I was told about shortening the second toe was clip an end off the one joint and fuse it....I'm not exactly sure how they will do mine because it has been fused twice already. ... (12 replies)
... Hi, I'm new to posting but have been reading this board for the last few months. I had a fusion surgery on my big toe two weeks ago today. I appreciate all the candid comments and remarks, especially from Eko and JDM, about this procedure. ... (5 replies)
... My orthopedist has recommended fusing the big toe joint due to arthritis and I'm wondering if anyone out there has had this procedure. ... (2 replies)
... I hope you are seeing an ortho who is Foot & Ankle Board certified ONLY. Do NOT see a podiatrist for this condition. Next, I'm assuming you never had a cheilectomy in either toe. That's the first procedure that's done when it's just chips/spurs in the joint. I just had mine fused 4 weeks ago. I did have the cheilectomies on both previously. I must say, it wasn't as easy... (2 replies)




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