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... 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)
... 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)
... Can anyone please tell me how you know when the joint replacement has gone ? ... (9 replies)

... 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)
... Hi Randy, I just read your post. I'm going through the same thing with my toe replacement of right big toe. I had a joint replacement in June 2010 Podiatrist in Naples...I have had nothing but trouble with it. Second opinion by orthopedic specialist MD. ... (4 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)
... it has been 5 years since my big toe was fused. i can do anything except wear cute, trendy shoes!! ... (25 replies)
... I had my big toe fused in October 2009. ... (25 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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... I am a little concerned after reading some of the messages. I am scheduled for big toe joint replacement this Friday, January 8th and am not liking what I am reading. ... (25 replies)
Fusion of Big Toe
Dec 21, 2009
... I had my original surgery May 2008 to fuse the big toe. ... (162 replies)
... 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)
... big toe threads in here for more information. ... (25 replies)
... g with pain... Anything new out there for a joint replacement. My doctor wants to do a fusion. I cannot find anything positive on a raplacement joints for the big toe. Have not seen great reviews on the fusion either. ... (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)


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