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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)
... had it fused angled in so I could wear more pointy toed shoes. If foot wear is important to you....be sure to get a complete understanding on this because that joint will NOT move afterwards. ... (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)
... Seems overkill to fuse the joint if it's not what's bothering you. ... (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)
... So my story is just to show that a very non complex surgery can eventually lead to many more problems rather than fixing them. My one simple brostrom procedure has turned into 3 who knows how many more surgeries and never ending pains. ... (13 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)
... allux limitus or hallux rigidus treated conservatively for years but finally had to opt for surgery. A lot of research went into my decision making. Fusion of a joint essentially eliminates the joint. Pain in the joint is relieved as the joint is not there. The problem is that one's gait is altered considerably after fusion. ... (11 replies)
... I had a titamium implant in the big toe joint as the cartiledge has goneabout a year ago. Had problems with my balance when I wuld lean off on that foot. I have almost constant "ache" on the outside of the toe, feels like pinching a muscle. Went back to dr. ... (11 replies)
Fusion of Big Toe
Jul 19, 2010
... that's what big toes do! ... (162 replies)
... I had a big toe joint replaced in February. Prior to the surgical procedure I was supposed to have a bone chip removed from the big toe joint as the podiatrist indicated that the problem did not appear to be severe. ... (4 replies)
... I had a big toe joint replaced as part of a bunionectomy in 2005. Soon after the surgery, the joint failed and now my big toe is a hammertoe, the bottom of which is more than 10mm off the floor. ... (2 replies)
... I had an implant done in Dec 2009 and in March 2011 I had the implant removed and had my MTP joint fused, with a bone graft. ... (16 replies)
Big toe pain
Sep 21, 2010
... ceps and calf muscles in the right leg. Also having ankle pain, knee pain, achilles pain, plantar fascia pain secondary to the way I walk to avoid pressure on my big toe. All these problems started gradually after the big toe pain started. ... (2 replies)
Fusion of Big Toe
Jul 19, 2010
... My big toe was also shortened during my second surgery. You would think the doctor would give a warning that it was going to cause problems later. Now it's not only my big toe issue, but the other toes are now stressed. He wants to take out the implant and replace with bone from my hip. ... (162 replies)
... I just have had bone fusion of my big toe on both feet. I had arthritis that had eaten up the cartlidge and the bone was rubbing together causing severe pain. ... (10 replies)
... First of all it is really hard for anyone on here to give good advice not knowing what went wrong with the first 2 surgeries and what the actual problems are now. You said that he could fix the first fusion that didn't heal but if you had a lapidus and that didn't heal then you need that fixed also. ... (10 replies)
Toe joint problems
Jun 23, 2008
... I have had several surgeries to my big toe. First I had several issues with ingrown toe nails...which now I don't have toe nails on my left foot. I recently had a neuroma removed on my great toe. ... (1 replies)
... Hey, I've noticed my big toe has been clicking every time I move it the past month or so. I tried taping it for awhile, but it didn't help. ... (0 replies)


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