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... I am so very sorry for everything you have been through. I can relate to the questions you are asking about toe fusion because I myself was extremely nervous as well. I will give you some background on what I went through. ... (22 replies)
... Hi there. Yes indeed , I did have a Big Toe fusion after a failed joint replacement . Both surgeries were done by the same ortho surgeon. ... (4 replies)
Fusion of Big Toe
Apr 20, 2009
... Try extra strength tylenol, this really helped me when i quit the hard core pain killers. ... (162 replies)

... My ankle was another story, six months before my fusion I had a Brostorm Repair on my ankle to repair the perneal tendon that I had blown sometime previously in my life. ... (23 replies)
... my feet. both are doing well and healing nicely. i am quite relieved. he said i will have pain for a while and do pt at home. i cant bend my right foot 2nd toe back because it was dislocated and i could pull it out of socket. i still need to get strength back in that toe so i will now do pt 3 times a day. ... (2 replies)
... you with your ankle being fused. I don't know what kind of movement you will have or not have, so you may be in for a different experience than those of us with toe surgeries. ... (10 replies)
... I have lived with pain in both my feet due to Hallux Rigidus for over 15 years. I am a Physical Ed and Dance teacher, and my Orthopedist discouraged fusion until I felt I couldn't live without it. I am now 58. I had a Chelectomy on my left toe 13 years ago and now Fusion on my right. ... (28 replies)
Foot fusion
Jan 14, 2008
... day after recovering from MTP joint fusion. Of course, I have full range of motion with my ankle, although during my recovery it is taking a while to regain the strength there. ... (23 replies)
... Anyway the day I was discharged from the hospital I went over to my Dr.'s office to get the stitches out where they found that my big toe has dislocated while it was in the cast. My Dr. tried manipulating it back into place and it would not stay. ... (6 replies)
... Brian, sorry to hear about your accident and that you ended up with an ankle fusion. I can only speak to the subject of fusion from when I had a big toe fused in March '04. It take awhile for the swelling to go down. Face it, your ankle suffered a lot of trauma. ... (3 replies)
... and I resumed fitness walking and yoga one week after that and have only progressed each day. The range of motion in the operated toe equals that in my good toe, and I have no restrictions on activity levels. ... (19 replies)
... In early 2009 I got an injury on a trampoline that caused my toe to bend back all the way, resulting in instability, a bunion, and my big toe popping out of place when I put pressure in the wrong way. ... (5 replies)
... I'm two weeks post op after fusion of big toe. Took Percocet for about 4 days and now just take extra strength Tylenol when I feel I need it. I have been told to stay off foot completely for 4 weeks. ... (14 replies)
... therapy may help to start building strength in the area which will aid your recovery. ... (45 replies)
... I still lack strength in my ankle and the rest of my toes, but it gets a little better each day. ... (99 replies)
I'm So Excited!
Sep 25, 2007
... I am scheduled for surgery November 9th on my big toe to realign it. My dr and I spoke about the procedure he has chosen. ... (1 replies)
... Wow, yours was definitely more intense than mine. I had a distal chevron osteotomy for both my bunions (I have one on each side). I think it's one of the most common types of WB surgery done, but since I have very thin/fragile bones, I really can't put any weight on it otherwise I risk breaking the osteotomy. I should be in a sneaker by 8 weeks and my normal footwear (flats)... (39 replies)
... to take one after the surgery like you. I first developed a bunion at about age seven, which was made worse by my activities and tight shoes which stressed the toe joint. I had a lapidus fusion procedure, which my podiatrist said is the most drastic bunion surgery and helps stabilize the foot joint at its base. ... (39 replies)
... Your previous round, you had 4 nwb months, with 1 pwb thrown in, and had enough strength to walk? ... (41 replies)
Ankle woes
Jun 3, 2004
... Am I recovered now, depends. When I had the Brostrom done, I also have a bunion corrected. While recovering, the big toe which had the bunionectomy dislocated. My Dr. attempted to correct that, but it dislocated again, so about six months later my big toe was fused. ... (21 replies)




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