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... I recently had the First Toe Fusion. MTP on April 9th . So far its been Ok. The pain in the beginning is quite a lot but gets better with some time. I do not know if I will be able to run. ... (7 replies)
Broken toe
Apr 24, 2013
... That's how my problems started....hoping it would heal and I'd be alright eventually. Though I dropped a can of veg out the cabinet onto the top of my big toe joint. I tried the taping etc. Over a years time it started to swell and limited my walking. ... (2 replies)
Big toe fusion
Jun 25, 2012
... It's the same thing on a smaller scale. Basically they insert synthetic or cadaver cartilege or a metal cap in the joint to give it a new surface for the toe bone to move against. Do a search for big toe joint resurfacing and you'll find many articles on the various methods. ... (16 replies)

... A year ago I was anxiously awaiting my surgery to fuse my big toe joint. I went through different stages of anxiety. I was horrifed about the idea of a joint that wouldn't move, even though it already had an extremely reduced range of motion. I had very visual dreams of the surgery. ... (2 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)
... I am about 5 weeks post op with a fusion in my first big toe joint. My surgery was needed due to having both of my sesamoids removed. ... (12 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)
... 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)
Fusion of Big Toe
Apr 15, 2009
... ile as long as I wear my air cast and keep my foot up religiously. My pod doc said after every 15 min. to put the foot up to reduce swelling...this will increase healing time. I was told 8 wks. in the air cast ... the hardest thing for me is NO DRIVING!! ... (162 replies)
... bad oesteoarthritis in the left big toe ball of foot joint. ... (21 replies)
... db you are so fortunate!!! my toe is angled slightly to the 2nd toe and sticks up. it is also a little bit shorter and still swollen. when i stand in front of a mirror i can see my toe does not hit the floor. ... (99 replies)
... Thank you everybody, I woke up this morning with a big smile on my face again. ... (99 replies)
... ut the fracture especially on the fused toe. they make black velco surgical shoes, too! just kidding. i know a broken bone is ver painful and it takes so much time to heal. i would wait a bit longer to see how the healing is progressing. ... (1 replies)
... double fracture of big toe fused in 2004. ... (1 replies)
... This may be a long read, but I'm going to start my own thread describing my foot problem and my upcoming MTPJ Joint Fusion. ... (99 replies)
... I had the surgery almost 20 months ago. I had broken my navicular bone so there were many fusions. One of the grafts was reabsobed. The big toe joint had been destroyed and thus was fused.The foot looks more normal but is not pain free. I am able to get up and down on the floor. ... (7 replies)
... I had a fusion of my big toe on October 28, 2009. As I approach my first anniversary, I am happy with the results. My joint was severely damaged. The surgeon said I had two choices, cheilectomy and fusion. ... (4 replies)
... Hi I had my 1st MTP joint fused on January 25. 6 weeks in cast and 5 in boot. I am still having pain. ... (63 replies)
... I am 36 and had the same decision to make that you have now. I am young, do a lot of sport and the last 2 years the pain in my big toe was affecting my decisions. I would hesitate before going for a walk on the beach, decided not to do a hike etc. ... (7 replies)
... Hi there. Yes indeed , I did have a Big Toe fusion after a failed joint replacement . Both surgeries were done by the same ortho surgeon. ... (4 replies)

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