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... there really wasn't any pain but I felt run over by a Mack truck. I've had 5 foot surgeries, gb removed, deviated septum repair, tonsils out as an adult and the fusion was the longest and worst recovery. 3 months in the Air cast boot, one in a surgical shoe, 6 weeks in an ugly pair of solid sole shoes was almost unbearable. ... (7 replies)
... toe fusion is the final. your toe will never bend and will stick up. you will never be able to wear high heels. if you are in severe pain, have the toe fusion. i did and iam 51. recovery takes a long time, but i think in the end it is worth it. if you are not in pain, dont do it. ... (33 replies)
3" High Heels
Oct 1, 2005
... big toe joint. 8 months later I got an implant to help and it didn't "seat properly". Now I am 10 weeks post op on a bone graft from my hip and a big toe fusion so I will not only never wear anything higher than 1" but can not hike or mountain bike or do marathons or.....to the extent I used to. ... (11 replies)

... have lots of pain in the big toe joints of both feet for about 12 years now. ... (5 replies)
... e sure is qualified. He does surgeries 3 days a week. I like him alot. We discussed my options and like you all are saying he said to get rid of the pain the fusion is the best way to go. ... (8 replies)
... order to avoid the problem getting worse and perhaps having arthritis complications as I got older. I remember specifically asking him if I would be able to wear high heels again and his response was "well that's the point." Now it's 6 weeks after and I can barely move my toe up or down and I'm freaking out. ... (24 replies)
... I am so glad to know that there is someone out there that is as panicked as I am! I had surgery on March 3, 2010. It has been two months and there isn't any way I can wear a heel...yet. I am wearing flat sandals at the moment that do not rub my incision. My doctor said there would be swelling for 6 months to 1 year. I can live with the flat sandals for 6 months (thank... (24 replies)
... ugly to see but painful only wearing uncomfortable shoes. Exactly 4 weeks ago I had a bunion surgery with Lapidus procedure. I did the surgery only to wear again high heels. It sounds insane but some women are insane. ... (24 replies)
... Sounds very much like you may have what is called here in the US turf toe, runner's toe, tennis toe. Continual jamming of the joint or a one time injury can compress the joint and cause pain. The treatment for the injury is to pull the toe gently out straight and hold and repeat many times. ... (54 replies)
... I hope your surgery went well. I understand the situation with the woman saying toe surgery was the most painful thing. Actually, I have a friend who had a bunion surgery corrected by the doctor who is doing mine. ... (162 replies)
... I am in all probability going to have a big toe fusion. There is nothing left to cushion the joint due to osteo. I am 65 yr old and had osteo in that joint at 30. ... (3 replies)
... I am 5 months post op from a 1st MPJ great toe fusion that came as a big surprise. ... (3 replies)
Toe Fusion
Nov 18, 2010
... I had my big toe fused on Oct 28, 2009. Now I would be able to do salsa I think. ... (35 replies)
Fusion - MTP joint
Oct 11, 2009
... I quite understand how you are feeeling although I only had the fusion eleven days ago so my toe is still in plaster. ... (1 replies)
... I am 50, have jogged for decades and been fairly active with sports. Never wore high heels very often. Both my first great toes are considerably longer than my other toes, especially the right. ... (8 replies)
... in my left big toe. ... (8 replies)
... I hope it's okay to take a kind of poll on how those of you who had surgery for a problem similair to mine fared after surgery. About four years ago my right toe which always had a small bunion turned into a big bunion. The big toe then begin to move over toward the second toe. ... (14 replies)
... tting a pair of shoes changed with an orthotic implant in the sole which meant that the sole of the shoe 'rolled' with the step taking the pressure off the small joint at the top of the toe, you may not get this problem when you start walking properly again but if you do have a word with your doc at the hospital. ... (45 replies)
... years ago and the hardware removal was about 2 years ago. I can't wear really high heels, but I can wear most of what I want. I was fused at a 15 degree angle which gives me a little more options for shoes. ... (10 replies)
... no more high heels, but that wasnever a big issue for me. ... (6 replies)


Associated Tags: big toe, bunionectomy post-op, foot fusion surgery, high heels, joint fusion, lapidus

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