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... Never NWB because you basically are in the Aircast- as you have found out it doesn't put pressure on that joint. So I walked into the house fromthe hospital. I did borrow a walker which helped me learn to navigate with the air cast on with an ice pack on top of it for the first couple of days. But I was done with it pretty shortly....None of my surgeons have believed in NWB... (7 replies)
... scare me, a lot of hardware in a little space. Were you NWB for a long time. I think I can heel walk after a few weeks in an air cast. Who would have thought a toe could cause so many problems. ... (7 replies)
... 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)

... Evidently, my sesamoids are arthritic and cheilectomy made it progress. Met with 3 orthos. One wanted to take both sesamoids out and fuse toe as it still has arthritis. Second wanted to take one sesamoid out and fuse. Third said fusion should stop movement of sesamoids, so no movement, no pain. ... (7 replies)
... Fusion was very successful and I did have the hardware out. Very glad that I did. The fusion however did not impact the sesamoids so I am unsure how that would help you. Have you discussed removal instead? ... (7 replies)
... Scheduled for fusion Jan 12 even though not have a lot of pain in joint per se. Every step is very painful on ball of foot, so they say if they fuse, the sesamoids won't move anymore. Hope it works! Was your fusion successful? ... (7 replies)
... The condition tends to get worse. Just before the surgery, I couldn't take any walks. Even a 10 min. walk was a problem. Also, once you are no longer flexible, the surgery becomes even more involved then it already is. There is all kinds of information on the internet about PTTD surgery. The most important thing for me was finding a board certified foot and ankle orthopedic... (14 replies)
... In June I had surgery to fuse my right big toe joint and a 3 inch metal plate along with 6 screws placed. Just within the past few weeks the top of my big toe has begun to turn inward. I have been seeing a Chiropractor for the immense left hip pain I have been having due to the limping and gait issues I have developed. ... (7 replies)
... Has anyone out there had a fusion of their big toe joint? ... (2 replies)
... I had a first MTP joint fusion last summer. I was weight bearing the entire time. ... (1 replies)
... Seven weeks ago I had a first MTP joint fusion, along with a fusion of the PIP joint of the second toe. ... (1 replies)
... ray for narrowing joint space and a DPM finding of loss of ROM, I don't really suffer from any symptoms. Yet. ... (3 replies)
... I am now completing week 10 since having a big toe joint fu Ision on my right foot. ... (1 replies)
... My podiatrist is suggesting partial big toe joint replacemnt. I'm nervous about it, but don't want fusion. ... (29 replies)
... I had my big toe joint fused a year ago. I was shocked when the surgeon recommended it. I went through all kinds of anxiety as I prepared for the surgery. ... (29 replies)
... Anyone had fusion surgery for big toe joint problem? ... (29 replies)
... I had a big toe joint replacement done almost three years ago. ... (25 replies)
... om survirors. I'm a healthy 61 years young housing inspector who is on his feet many hours per day. For several months now I have had serious pain in my my right big toe joint. Being a Vet I recently went to the VA Hospital in Baltimore for an evaluation. ... (33 replies)
... Has anyone had a big toe joint replacement that has gone wrong? ... (33 replies)
... Has anyone else out there had a failed joint replacement and if so, what route did you take? ... (1 replies)


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