... Hello again, Tootsie, and thank you so much for writing once more. I'm sorry I haven't checked the boards for a few days, and I'm very surprised about - and thankful for - the number of responses.
I'm very sorry to hear that you are still in pain, and I truly hope that someone will figure out what's causing the pain. Have you had your appointment yet?
I really appreciate... (10 replies)
... onically, here I am again able to offer you a response to this question. I had bunion correction in order to relieve my discomfort, but at the same time I had my big toe shortened, not a lot as it doesn't look that much different. ... (10 replies)
... d out that the problem with my feet is severe pronation. At every step, my arches collapse and my feet flatten almost completely, resulting in extra strain on my big toe joints...I'm only 28 and have moderate bunions on both feet, and these have been more and more painful over the last two years. ... (10 replies)
... Four months ago I had microfracture surgery to repair cartilage damage in my big toe joint. Recovery has been very slow due to swelling. I began experiencing overheating in that foot just a few days following surgery. ... (2 replies)
... 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. ... (162 replies)
I saw my OS yesterday and I am now on the list for surgery in a few months time.
the operation he will do is to fix my big toe as the tip (last bone) is at right angles. he said it was like a bunion on the last joint instead of the usual 2nd. This is because i have a very short 1st metatarsal.
to help me get some balance back and to stop the pain in the other toes (they... (0 replies)
... The reason your 2nd toe looks like it shortened was the fact that your big toe was straightened so it sticks out further. Impossible for a 2nd toe to get shorter from a bunionectomy. The type of osteotomy to correct the bunion and who does it has a lot to do with how much shortening you will get. ... (10 replies)
... I also had a Lapidus procedure back in Oct for a severe bunion. The joints in my big toe were not broken but the joint in the first metatarsul closest to my ankle was removed and the joint fused. ... (6 replies)
... I had my big toe fused in October and my second toe shortened, I am not thrilled with the surgery but not unhappy either. ... (12 replies)
... I have a plate and 4 screws and also a pin sticking out of the big toe. The surgery took pretty long. I did not get to see the doctor afterwards. I have my first post op appointment next Tuesday the 6th. ... (12 replies)
... I am having my big toe fused with graft from freeze dried sources because the Keller bunionectomy in November failed. ... (12 replies)
... season. I tried on some of my beloved Birkenstocks and I'm not sure I can wear them since the toe bar on the sandal is no longer in quite the right place since my big toe is slightly shorter now. ... (8 replies)
... OP never responded to her post so wonder what happened. I am 6 weeks post op. Great toe fusion with three hammer toes fused and metatarsals shortened. ... (6 replies)
... I just had the right foot big toe fusion with a graft from my heel ... ... (16 replies)
... I am getting around pretty well with minimal pain and shift back and forth between a post op boot and shoe. The only swelling I really have is the toe that was operated on..and the ball of my foot seems a little swollen as well. ... (2 replies)
... I have that situation..it's my fourth toe along with bunion surgery. The Dr. ... (3 replies)
... you probably do not need pt. i had my second toe sh0rtened and it sticks up a little. i had to have my big toe fused at the same time. the big toe is up about 10 degrees and the second barely makes the floor. i dont know the answer to your question. if it continues you should contact your dr. ... (3 replies)
... On Dec 30th I had bunion surgery on my right foot and my second toe shortened. The bunion was very large and the big toe was starting to cross over the second toe. Both toes were starting to look deformed and the nail on the second toe wasn't growing properly. ... (3 replies)
... Yes and the scar that is painful is from my first surgery! were he shortened the 2nd metatarsal. She is desensiting it. My doc insists it is just going to take time. ... (63 replies)
... Sounds like you had similar surgery to mine. My surgery was performed on March 23. I am seven weeks post op. I had metatarsals on toes 2, 3, 4 shortened, big toe straightened, toes 2, 3, were fused. Nothing was done to my baby toe. ... (20 replies)