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... Your post has given me a lot of information. I had my big toe fused on 16th Sept. 2011 with a rod and six screws. I am in the 4th week now post surgery. ... (12 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 have certainly learned alot from reading other posts on this board, but I would also like to get feedback on my question of whether to have big toe fusion or the implant. ... (16 replies)

... I am six weeks (nearly seven) post big toe fusion surgery, and have been trying to find information (without success) about why it is necessary to keep your foot elevated and stay off your feet as much as possible for such a long period of time. Is it simply to alleviate pain and swelling (as one source told me), or does 'excessive' walking or standing contribute towards... (12 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)
... 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)
... Hello chubstercat, I am about 1.5 hours away from Dr. Myerson office. He is really a great surgeon. I did see him on Monday morning and he agrees that my big toe is "frozen". He wants or is taking me back to the OR tomorrow morning and doing an ankle block. ... (22 replies)
... I am about 4 months post op from a big toe fusion. Spent 11 weeks nwb then 4 weeks in a walking boot. I've endured a very sore knee after started weight bearing, lived with that for about two weeks. ... (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)
... I went to see Dr Mark Myerson in Baltimore the other day and he was very impressive. Just wondering if there is anyone that had success after a failed fusion. The screw has backed out of my big toe and the bone graft was basically gone. ... (1 replies)
... Yes I've been told this about him& have talked to Sherri several times. She's readily answered all my questions. I hope that the surgery will be a success, but don't we all wish that. L (9 replies)
... n and out post. This is a long item. It is a followup to an earlier post from 4 weeks ago. This long post is intended to help readers considering or planning toe fusion surgery. I looked for this sort of information before my own surgery and couldn't find it. ... (0 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)
... 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)
Fusion of Big Toe
Jul 19, 2010
... I am 53 and had my big toe fused on Oct 28, 2009. The doctor used a plate and screw system, which meant that I could heel weight bear from the beginning as pain allowed. ... (162 replies)
... I hope you can report success soon too! ... (63 replies)
... I am 36 and had the same decision to make that you have now. I am young, do a lot of sport and the last 2 years the pain in my big toe was affecting my decisions. I would hesitate before going for a walk on the beach, decided not to do a hike etc. ... (7 replies)
... off mostly but the throbbing definitely happens when I am standing still. I've had PT to loosen the joint of scar tissue but it seems that my toe gets worse after. I am really at a loss too. I try to carry on with my activities of daily life, but do notice that many are limited. ... (28 replies)
... I had a bone graft from my hip fused with the joint due to an osteotomy done 2 years ago which left my toe alot shorter, so to lengthen it back to normal size the doc said that would work best. That was no big deal, the hip healed without complications. ... (2 replies)
... Well, the podiatrist said it is the tibial sesmoid. The ortho guy said it was the fibial sesmoid. He says he hasn't much success in removing them. He mentioned fusion, but couldn't guarantee it would take away the pain. MRI shows cartilage degeneration. ... (22 replies)


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