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Both feet bunions
May 19, 2018
... I've had a big toe fusion. So my first recommendation is to RUN from that surgeon!!! If he doesn't know more than that about a fusion, he shouldn't be doing them. ... (2 replies)
... Anyone had fusion surgery for big toe joint problem? ... (29 replies)
... I had my big toe fused in October 2009. ... (25 replies)

... have it done now, if I let it go much longer my recovery will be worse. Well my recovery was horrible anyway. I had the lapidus procedure done. After this my big toe was much shorter than my second, I could not bend my big toe very well at all. It did not bend down at all and up only a few degrees. ... (22 replies)
... all your questions sound so familiar. it seems so many people have this problem with the big toe joint and yet i have never personally met anyone so i could bend their ear and get some info, so these forums are so interesting to me. ... (28 replies)
Big Toe Fusion
Jun 9, 2007
... o my ankle so obviously something isn't too good. I get pain just sitting with it up on a pillow with no weight on it. It swells up. The swelling runs from my big toe joint over my second toe joint. As I said the toe can still flex very slightly. At present I hobble on the side of my foot. ... (10 replies)
Big Toe Fusion
Jun 8, 2007
... What I have learned about the Keller is that it addresses the loss of cartilege and 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.... ... (10 replies)
... Here I am, I have now a brand new joint in my big toe and Its incredible. ... (5 replies)
... My orthopedist has recommended fusing the big toe joint due to arthritis and I'm wondering if anyone out there has had this procedure. It would involve using two screws to fuse the joint and a plate across the top. ... (2 replies)
... surgery protocols. I have another version. I had my right big toe joint fused in October 2009. My surgeon used a plate and screw combo. I was able to heel weight bear from the start as tolerated. ... (4 replies)
... eek. In Feb. of 2010, as I was walking behind one of my students, who was leaning forward in his chair, he accidently dropped it down to the floor and caught my big toe joint. It was excruciating, but I had to deal with it so I wouldn't make him feel badly. ... (8 replies)
... loss in joint so the joint replacement verse fusing was the best solution. ... (25 replies)
... Getting my fusion was the BEST thing I did! Quick August 96 tripped over baby gate and fracture toe and joint although never picked up. Had surgery in Dec 99 to try and repait joiont and was totally unsuccessful. In Dec 00 I had a joint replacement of big toe. ... (28 replies)
Large toe implants
Jul 26, 2012
... I had my big toe fused in October 2009. I have a plate and screws system. I was able to heal weight bear as tolerated from the beginning, and then use my full at six weeks. ... (16 replies)
... me look forward to having the second surgery later this year. All in all, for anyone considering this surgery, I would say that it is a wonderful alternative to fusing for severe big toe joint pain and spurs. Best wishes! ... (37 replies)
... I had my big toe joint fused on October 28th. ... (5 replies)
... I had my big toe joint fused five months ago on October 28. 2009. I seem to have passed another benchmark because my foot feels great. I have a pair of Dansko clogs that I love. ... (4 replies)
Big Toe Fusion
Apr 21, 2009
... My understanding of a cheilectomy is where they clean up your joint and make a V shape cut in the bone in the joint so where you were losing cartilege it doesn't rub bone on bone anymore. ... (37 replies)
Fusion of Big Toe
Apr 20, 2009
... Hi Sarah Just thought i'd tell you i got the thumbs up from my doc today to start applying pressure to the foot. He says it's going to be very painful, the foot is going to swell, probably turn all kinds of colors and is going to hurt all over on various parts of the foot and if i want pain meds he'll get me some. Holy cow if this is faze two of recovery, faze one looks... (162 replies)
Fusion of Big Toe
Apr 19, 2009
... rays show my joint is fusing on that is good. ... (162 replies)

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