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... I'm sorry you've gone thru all this. I've never heard of the tendon issue happening so I can't help you there. I've had cheilectomies in both big toe joints and last year had the right one fused. ... (7 replies)
Fusion of Big Toe
Dec 21, 2009
... You said yours has gone. I will admit I sometimes go for days without the pain but it then comes back with a vengeance. I described mine as a numb tingling pain and so my POD removed the nerve in October. Low and behold about the 5th day after surgery there was that pain again. I would love to try and pin this down. ... (162 replies)
... Thank you, Debbie. I'm happy to hear that your gait is unaffected. When I splinted my big toe joint, it reduced the ankle flexion, so I assumed I would walk with a limp or a rigid gait after surgery. And you can wear normal shoes again. ... (9 replies)

Big Toe Surgery
Aug 9, 2008
... You need to take a deep breath and then put this guy on hold. From what you are saying you have hallux rigidus. You probably have a bump on top of the toe joint. This condition is commonly called runner's toe, tennis toe, turf toe, etc. ... (8 replies)
... i had an implant put in my big toe after a failed bunion surgery. the implant did not work. the only alternative was toe fusion. it will be a year in novemember. the pain went away, but i had to change what shoes to wear, exercise and my outlook on life. ... (9 replies)
... ay for me marks the one month date of my surgery, I had on Nov 18th, I wanted to update and let you know how things are going on the implant, I am very thankful, and honestly would do it again in a Heart beat and can not wait to have the right one done this coming year. ... (5 replies)
... Yes, I've looked into the soft tissue replacement and joint replacement. Neither are at a an acceptable long term level yet. And I'm almost 68 so need to do the "final" work when I do it. ... (3 replies)
... I had a hemi implant done in May of 2010...podiatrist recommended this instead of fusion because I was active and would have more movement in the joint... BIG MISTAKE! It has given me nothing but trouble since I got it. ... (16 replies)
... I would also tell you not to do the replacement implant, they have a very high failure rate and a lot of doctors will not even do them because of the high failure rate. ... (16 replies)
... I have certainly learned alot from reading other posts on this board, but I would also like to get feedback on my question of whether to have big toe fusion or the implant. ... (16 replies)
... I had a big toe joint replacement done almost three years ago. ... (25 replies)
... Hi Chubster. I had a left big toe fusion in Dec 09 and wore a boot for 6 weeks then moved into trainers. Toe x rayed in March and still a fair gap between bones but my surgeon unconcerned and said he would look at it again in 6 months! ... (63 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.... ... (25 replies)
... My surgeon recommended 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)
... I had bunion surgery and it didn't take. Cartlidge is pretty much gone. Walking with pain... Anything new out there for a joint replacement. My doctor wants to do a fusion. ... (25 replies)
... Hi, I don't know if anyone on this Thread is still communicating or not, but if anyone is, I need some advice. I have been told I need to have my big toe fused or joint replacement. Does anyone have an opinion on joint replacement vs. fusion? ... (162 replies)
... so sorry to hear all this. maybe you should get another opinion. toe fusion is the final step. each fusion is done differently. my big toe sticks up about 10 to 15 degrees. it wont bend at all. recovery takes a very long tome. i can wear up to 2 and a half in heel. ... (8 replies)
... Getting my fusion was the BEST thing I did! Quick history....in August 96 tripped over baby gate and fracture toe and joint although never picked up. Had surgery in Dec 99 to try and repait joiont and was totally unsuccessful. In Dec 00 I had a joint replacement of big toe. ... (28 replies)
... I had a big toe joint replacement 19 months ago. It was an extremely painful and unsuccessful procedure. I have to get the joint removed next week and go for fusion. ... (13 replies)


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