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... October and have healed relatively well. However, yesterday, I removed nail polish and found two white patches on my left big toe. I figured it was just a patch of nail polish that hadn't come off, so I tended to my scar and went to bed. ... (2 replies)
... Then I got the pins out and the okay to walk and wear shoes when my incision became infected where the pins were. Now the infection is gone and I was thinking I could start playing golf and exercising again but I guess I was wrong. ... (0 replies)
... they went back in and flushed in with antibiotics and put an antibiotic paste on the bone. He said to stop taking the antibiotics to see if the infection would come back, he said I would know within 3 days, on the 3rd day it started getting a little red and sore. ... (11 replies)

... and he recommends a 5 toe amputation on my left foot vs, the more invasive bone graft in my big toe. ... (5 replies)
... n the fusion is the best way to go. He did say that 2 percent will still have pain after the fusion and nothing can be done about it and 5 percent end up with an infection in the toe which would require another surgery and removing the hardware then treating the infection and put the hardware back in. ... (8 replies)
... Good luck with weight bearing. It really does feel strange at first but after that you'll be raring to go. Be gentle with yourself and let your foot do the talking. I too, had incision problems. ... (149 replies)
... I had my right big toe fused on Oct 28, 2009. It was a really hard decision to make. I got new orthotics the year before, and spent a ton of money on comfy shoes. ... (28 replies)
... op from having my big toe fused. I had the surgery on Oct 28, 2009. It has been a pretty smooth process. I can walk and stand for long periods of time now. ... (21 replies)
... foot together except scar tissue, but it is holding together as long as I don't put too much pressure on it. I am wearing MBT shoes to avoid pushing off with my big toe and exerting too much pressure. ... (162 replies)
... but no pain. My advice. Even if it's broken, don't fix it unless it's painful. I don't know why my toe didn't fuse. I'm sorry you had all the problems you did, but unless you are having pain, I wouldn't have more surgery. I play golf at least 3 times a week. ... (162 replies)
... Hi I am living in hope of one day being able to put on a shoe or more importantly pull on my fins and ride a few waves on my bodyboard. Last September I had my big toe fused because the pain was crippling. ... (162 replies)
... braces for nearly 15 years, but developed achilles tendonitis and went to several local doctors. One surgeon in my town performed the Posterior tendon transfer surgery that could raise my foot back to neutral and, hopefully, allow some dorsiflexion. He had performed 25 cases or so, and said they had all been successful. ... (4 replies)
... y have something to do with the technology your surgeon chooses. The "old" technology is to use pins that extend out of your toes and are removed later, raising infection possibilities exponentially. ... (4 replies)
... I am new on here, I actually just Googled about things to help with flexibility after bunion surgery and found this thread. I currently am 22 years old and had my bunion surgery over a year ago to be exact June 16, 2010. It went TERRIBLE. ... (24 replies)
... My OS said I have too much mobility in the feet and hence the return of the bunions after the first surgery 21 yrs ago. ... (8 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)
... April, so I'm in a similar timeframe that you were when you wrote. I had surgery on Thur, returned to work Monday. Pain was bearable with pain meds. Had the pin removed, etc. ... (2 replies)
... I'm currently on week two of recovery from my very first surgery experience ever. ... (0 replies)
... Yikes! I can't imagine not seeing a doctor after crushing a toe!! ... (4 replies)
Fusion of Big Toe
Feb 22, 2010
... Hi 53home, my foot is doing very well. The surgery went well, and I spent two weeks at home. I went back to work after two weeks, because I have a job where I can sit. I also had a stool that I took everywhere I went so I could put my foot up. ... (162 replies)


Associated Tags: big toe, bone graft, bunion, bunionectomy post-op, dorsiflexion, drop foot, hallux rigidus implant surgery, high heels, joint fusion, lapidus, mrsa, ptt, resection, staph infection, tendon transfer

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