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... first surgery in Dec. 99 to remove a bone spur a repair an old fracture in the joint. That surgey didn't work, so a year later I had a joint replacement in the big toe. A few months after the surgery, we knew that it wasn't successful. However, there was no pain so I ignored it. Finally in Jan. ... (10 replies)
... fusion on the big toe. ... (3 replies)
... infection of my fusion with MRSA, months of antibiotics via IV infusion, failure of the fusion and removal of the hardware and some bone. I am electing not to do another fusion right now because my foot is what my doctor calls a "stable nonunion. ... (162 replies)

... I an having problems with a foot that has had a joint fusion on the tarsalmetatarsal and lengthing 2nd toe hammer. I had this done a year ago this past JAn. I have alot of numbness in this foot and cannot tolerate being barefoot. My ortho. ... (1 replies)
... Hi all, just wanted to finally check in and tell all of you what a piece of cake having my screws taken out turned out to be! ... (4 replies)
... I had my big toe joint fused last June. The screws are causing some issues and it is very sensitive to touch across the top of the plate and so I am having the hardware removed on July 13. Anyone else had their hardware removed that can talk with me about that? ... (1 replies)
... removal of one of the plates due to a broken screw then another placement of a plate on the same side again with a wedge cut out of my bone to try and straighten my leg which had a severe deformation curve, a screw removed from the front of my ankle, a spur removed from that area. ... (2 replies)
... Is it reasonable that removal of my big toe hardware might be helpful? ... (1 replies)
Hardware Removal
Nov 1, 2009
... HI from Australia. I had my big toe fused a year ago. What a disaster. After a surgical infection I ended up with septacemia. The incision took months to heal. The fusion has now broken down. ... (4 replies)
... removal of the plates and screws a year after surgery. As far as I'm concerned the bone fusion surgery is a failure. I am in more pain now than I was to start with and would go back to the joint implant in a heart beat. ... (85 replies)
Screw removal
Aug 17, 2007
... that really helps. are you in regular shoes now? (53 replies)
Screw removal
Aug 16, 2007
... I have had the palete along with three screws removed after a fusion of the big toe. ... (53 replies)
... I had three screws and a plate removed after a fusion of the big toe. It was a breeze compared to the fusion. I was on crutches for a couple of days, then wore my CAM walker for about a week. ... (6 replies)
Screw removal
Mar 15, 2005
... Hi, Can I ask you why you had a bone graft? Thank you, Sue (53 replies)
Screw removal
Mar 14, 2005
... I am glad that someone started this thread. I have three "permanent" screws and a plate in my big toe. I had a fusion with a bone graft in Feb. 04. I was told that the earliest they could come out was after 1 year. ... (53 replies)
... I post4d this question a few months ago, but I didn't get any responses so I thought I might try again. I had a fusion of my big toe last Feb. I have a plate and three screws in my foot. I was told by my doc that the hardware could stay or it could come out. ... (2 replies)
... I am searching for some opinions. I had a fusion of my big toe with a bone graft from my hip in Feb. 04. I currently have a plate and three screws in my foot over the fusion site. The metal is meant to be permanent, but it does not have to be. ... (0 replies)
... Yes they did need bone from my hip, which really did make my toe look normal again. Since the podiatrist did his number 2 years ago on my toe, he had shortened it which reallyl played hell on my second toe. ... (24 replies)
Implant Removal
Jan 6, 2008
... ightened out the toe, 3 years later the second one put an implant in the MTP joint since I had no cartilege left, and three years after that, the third one was a fusion with bone off my hip because the implant bothered me so much. ... (16 replies)
... union my toe would swell up and turn red, almost like gout someone told me, and it was swollen over the joint area toward the 2nd MTP and still quite painful. ... (3 replies)


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