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... Today I saw Dr. Moy as suggested by a friend. He is the fourth doctor that I have seen regarding my surgery. The other doctors suggested that I have my second toe bone cut down to shorten the toe and two metatarsal bones shortened as well as cutting the nerves between two of the toes to relieve some of my pain. Today Dr. ... (73 replies)
... free recuperation. While it is known that the recovery from bunion surgery can be very difficult and the pain excruciating, I had no need for any pain pills and was on my feet for limited periods the first week. ... (73 replies)
... There are different kinds of osteotomies so be sure to get more specific information about which one and why. I had a cheilectomy with osteotomy on the left big toe. The osteotomy was to remove the bump on the top of the toe that impeded the movement of the toe. So, that was needed. ... (5 replies)

... I had an implant done in Dec 2009 and in March 2011 I had the implant removed and had my MTP joint fused, with a bone graft. ... (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)
Big Toe Surgery
Aug 9, 2008
... tremely troublesome. Some are made of titanium, others silastic. They wear out and must be seated exactly for success. A fusion lost its appeal to me due to the recovery time. My Dr. ... (8 replies)
Big Toe Surgery
Aug 9, 2008
... You need to take a deep breath and then put this guy on hold. From what you are saying you have hallux rigidus. You probably have a bump on top of the toe joint. This condition is commonly called runner's toe, tennis toe, turf toe, etc. ... (8 replies)
Big Toe Surgery
Aug 9, 2008
... I went to my foot doctor last week with a problem I have been having for years with my big toe. ... (8 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)
... going to say I highly recommend Implantation for degenertive artharitis of the bone joints verses fusion. Some on here tend to disagree with me, but you will see recovery time alot less and within a few months you are totally pain free. ... (0 replies)
... I am so thankful I did this, and am very impressed with the recovery time, the healing time and most important I am no longer in pain, after all this is my third surgery, the first surgery with pins that went wakko in my toes and fusion. ... (5 replies)
... Hi, I am a 58 year old male with hallux rigidus, and 4 months ago I had a cobalt implant inserted into my big toe by a podiatrist. He told me the recovery would take awhile and be somewhat painful but it has been far worse than I ever imagined it would be. ... (11 replies)
... I am a senior, almost 70, with arthritis. Arthritis is in my large joint to the big toe, and painful. My Dr. said it is bone on bone, and scheduled me to have the joint replaced by a plastic joint. ... (7 replies)
... I have the exact same condition you describe. I've been told by several Drs that I need to have either a fusion, which is a permanent fix with a long recovery or a procedure which removes a portion of the joint and cleans up the bone spurs, etc. It is called a Keller Bunionectomy and this is what I have chosen to have. ... (5 replies)
... ly. I didn't have anything to reference that surgery against, and even 3 years later, I had many different physicians telling me that everything was normal, the implant was in a good place, that the pain and considerable swelling I was experiencing may still take more time to heal up. ... (45 replies)
Floppy Toe
Jan 14, 2008
... I also had an implant removed from my MTP joint and had a fusion with bone off my hip. ... (10 replies)
... I had a joint implant. After a few months, we knew that didn't work. I never regained mobility, but the pain was gone, so I ignored it. I was told at the time of my first surgery, that eventually I would probably end up with a fusion. ... (17 replies)
... Janie, Tell me about your big toe fusion? ... (9 replies)
... much bone on 2 of my toes on my right foot and really messed it up so my new doctor did mostly salvage surgery although I also had surgery for a bunionette this time along with the other procedures. My bunionettes weren't hurting until I started walking on the sides of my feet to avoid pain in other areas. ... (5 replies)
... any of you that has a Dr tell you to go for fusion instead of Titanium joint replacement, I would go titanium the recovery is much quicker where in a fusion the recovery is way longer, I know because I had both of my feet done with fusions last year on the big toe and surrounding joints. ... (3 replies)


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