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Fusion of Big Toe
Jul 19, 2010
... union option. I wonder if that is the "floppy joint". My doc also wants to take bone from the hip for my fusion. I am so sorry that I had a big toe joint implant in the first place. It never worked, and I had a second one done. I was told the first one was too big. ... (162 replies)
Fusion of Big Toe
Jul 19, 2010
... bearing boot. I got 4 opinions and they are split on the recovery. I had a big toe joint implant gone bad and I am terrified of this surgery. ... (162 replies)
... I'm contemplating having the Smart Toe Implant but from what I'm reading I'm thinking it might not be a good idea. I have had bunion surgery on my left foot in April 1994 and didn't get a shoe on my foot until October. ... (18 replies)

... tomorrow will be 5 weeks since surgery date and I am not making any progress. I am supposed to be off work for 8 weeks but I can't see myself being able to go back in 3 weeks. ... (18 replies)
... I was told that both toe joints had major bone spur formations and needed surgery two years ago.... ... (25 replies)
... CorkySue, I hope Sharon posts again soon. She has been through so much and can help inform us of things to come. It looks like you're going to have the same procedure I am and around the same time. Let's keep in touch with each other. (33 replies)
... etter a second time to grasp it all. So happy to hear things are finally working out for you. I am 51 and until the last year and a half, despite arthritis in my big toe, I was flat out. ... (33 replies)
... union on my big toe. ... (33 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)
... i had an implant put in my big toe after a failed bunion surgery. the implant did not work. the only alternative was toe fusion. it will be a year in novemember. the pain went away, but i had to change what shoes to wear, exercise and my outlook on life. ... (9 replies)
... Thanks for posting and sharing your experience. It sounds like your surgery turned out very well, congrats! ... (10 replies)
... for the swelling to go down. I was never happy with the results of my surgery. My foot hurt so bad that a little over a year and a half I had to have foot surgery again.... ... (33 replies)
... Your situation seems similar to mine. My dilemma is while the smaller implant surgery can fail, I'm told that the bone fusion can fail as well. How long did it take before you were able to wb and get your foot into a sneaker? ... (33 replies)
... toe implant in the MTP which had to be removed because it "didn't seat properly". Dr. said a new implant would eventually have to be removed followed by fusion so I chose fusion. ... (33 replies)
... I haven't been on this board in a while but here is my story. I had my first surgery in Dec. 99 to try and save the joint in my big toe. That surgery failed and I had a titanium joint placed in my toe in Dec. 00. We knew right away that never worked but I lived with it for a number of years. ... (9 replies)
... I had bunion surgery on 12/15/06. I also had a hemi joint implant on the same big toe on 5/18/07. The stitches came out 5/31/07. I started physical therapy on 6/5/07. My question is about how long does physical therapy usually last?? Thanks in advance. (4 replies)
... I had my fusion of my big toe in Feb. 04. I too had a bone graft. The was my third surgery on the same joint. The first was Dec 99 to try to "save" the joint. Next was Dec. 00, when I had a titanium joint put in. ... (11 replies)
... Bottom line, joint implants fail. The usual time to failure is less than 5 years. When they fail, your options are to remove the implant and leave it that way, or to fuse the joint. ... (9 replies)
... Karrie, sorry to hear of your problems. I'm almost 3 months post op on my implant and am doing very well. If I walk for an hour or so it gets sore, but the pain is less than before the surgery. ... (3 replies)

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