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... I am so sorry you had this outcome. Unfortunately, the recovery rate for big toe joint replacements is not as good as for other joints. ... (4 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)
... you shouldnt have to live with pain. toe fusion is the final step. make sure to see an ortho foot dr. ... (3 replies)

... I also thought that fusion was the "fix" for a failed joint replacement, even if it meant a bone graft. ... (3 replies)
... I'm a 56 year old very active woman who had silicone joint replacement surgery in 1988. The pain I had that caused me to have the surgery never went away. ... (3 replies)
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... Hope your surgery has gone well, Northwind.... Would really appreciate any input you'd care to share if and when you feel up to it.... I'm scheduled to go in for a fusion in December.... thanks, (25 replies)
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... commended a fusion and that freaked me out. I have since done a lot of research, and have seen him again. I will be getting the fusion on Oct 28th. It seems that joint replacements are not good for active people, and there were some really gross pictures on the Internet. ... (25 replies)
... Lots of good info here on succesful fusions. Joint replacements don't seem to be as successful at this time. I think it's that the technology just isn't there yet. ... (25 replies)
... Here I am, I have now a brand new joint in my big toe and Its incredible. ... (5 replies)
... to cover joint replacement of my big toe, which has early Stage IV hallus rigidus. ... (1 replies)
... Did he not recommend a fusion? That's rather the gold standard procedure. Did you see a foot and ankle ortho? (3 replies)
... My surgeon said they don't recommend joint replacements because they're not very successful and don't last long. I didn't ice my foot as it was in a thick bandage, but I elevated constantly to begin with. ... (162 replies)
... Ugh....I can't believe a foot could hurt so much. I've known people with hip replacements who had less pain than what I seemed to have had. Thanks for any support you guys can give me. ... (33 replies)
... Yes, a good podiatrist is qualified to do joint replacements of the foot. As with anything, there are good podiatrists and bad podiatrists, good orthopedic surgeons and bad orthopedic surgeons. ... (5 replies)
Severe bunion
Oct 14, 2001
... hi vopra all i can say is think about it if you have your toes removed surely this will affect your ballance in some order,when i had both my very severe bunions removed thay was talking about giving me big toe joint replacements becase of how much deformitey there was and the only thing they kept on about was that i would lose my sence of ballance and its hard to regain, so... (4 replies)
Bone Spurs
Mar 3, 2010
... I had my big toe fused in Oct and it is still healing. My surgeon said I would be able to jog after, so I am sure you would be able to play football. ... (11 replies)
... off mostly but the throbbing definitely happens when I am standing still. I've had PT to loosen the joint of scar tissue but it seems that my toe gets worse after. I am really at a loss too. I try to carry on with my activities of daily life, but do notice that many are limited. ... (28 replies)
... I explained that I keep losing my balance and my little toes that need joint replacements dont touch the floor anymore so was told to practice balancing with one leg off the floor then when I can master that to do it with my eyes closed. ... (6 replies)




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