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... Removal is far easier than putting it in! I had a plate and screws removed from a big toe fusion. Amso glad I did! ... (7 replies)
... will cause all sorts of issues with your knees, hips, etc. I was in one for almost 3 months with a big toe fusion. ... (3 replies)
... Several months after the last of two failed foot surgeries to fix my Hallux Varus, I developed intense pain and swelling. It also was apparent that my big toe had shrunk. My podiatrist told me my toe "collapsed," and he'd never seen this before. He said the only recourse was to do a bone fusion. ... (2 replies)
... Hi there!
sorry to hear about your revision. I have used a bone stimulator too for a non-displaced fracture. Sometime I worry it will make extra bone grow too much on top of the hardware. Did you saw you surgeon thought infection risk goes up with more scar tissue? or just infection risk goes up because its a revision? (3 replies)
... I have read much and not posted on this board in a very long time. Thanks for all your stories and advice.
I am set to have a revision of my MTP (big toe) fusion on Feb 15th. It's a non-union and the metal plate is broken as well, so no real choice there. My surgeon said she's going to put something in the site to stimulate bone growth and we will use a bone growth... (3 replies)
... I am scheduled to have Big Toe Fusion, just wondering how long the surgery takes. ... (1 replies)
... I can walk, but have pain with every step. Had arthritis in big toe joints both feet. Can't image doing this all over on the second foot. Any ideas? ... (2 replies)
... I live in the Seattle area and need a big toe fusion for hallux rigidus. Anyone know a skilled podiatrist or OS in the Seattle area? ... (3 replies)
... I had my big toe fusion on December 30, 2013. ... (4 replies)
... 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)
... 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)
... Hi, any input would be very helpful. I had right foot big toe fusion 6 months ago, I was religious about no weight bearing for 6 weeks, went back with x rays and I left the office walking, it was all good. ... (3 replies)
... My surgery will be big toe fusion, bunionectomy and hammertoes, and am curious and hoping that you are pain free by now. ... (11 replies)
... Looking for some info on my recent big toe fusion...I am 8 days post op and wonder when the say "heel" weight bearing only if anyone else has had this ? ... (0 replies)
... After big toe fusion 2nd toe does not touch the floor. ... (0 replies)
... you know, the big sandal with a rocker sole and lots of Velcro straps. ... (11 replies)
... hi i had big toe fusion i think its 7 years i am now 56 very active and can do anything. my only drawback is i cant wear high heels!! ... (3 replies)
... I had a big toe fusion and bone graft in late April. On crutches for two and a half months etc. Started having more pain and swelling and redness at five months. ... (5 replies)
... I had big toe fusion with three screws and a plate done at USC here in LA and I was walking in wide athletic shoes within three weeks of surgery (no crutches needed). It is now week 20 and all the sensativity in my toe is almost gone, things are 97 % normal. I'm back on the cross trainer at the gym (did the bike for weeks 4-12) and can wear almost all my shoes. The whole... (9 replies)