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... Dear RightFootMary, Thanks for posting and sharing your experience. It sounds like your surgery turned out very well, congrats! At this point, I'm going to have to wait until July to see the orthopaedic surgeon I've been referred to, and I've decided to make an appointment with another podiatrist which is also in July...Seems like a long wait, but I'm doing some research... (10 replies)
... 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)
... 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 had bunion surgery over 18 months ago on my right foot for a severe bunion where my big toe was crossing over the second toe and pushing up through the top of my shoe. I had to have a Lapidus procedure where the bone further up in the foot was actually fused. ... (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)
... I been looking to have toe shortening Surgery on both of my feet. My 2nd toe on both are longer than my big toes. During the past few years I have gotten corns on both of toes. I got rid of the corns and now it's skin lesions on the toes. ... (1 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)
... lengthening and he said 2 reasons why he wouldnt, one is because it is so much shorter, the lengthening would mean lengthening alot of other parts too and as the big toe takes so much of the bodys weight, normally, the risk of repeated fracture was too high. ... (7 replies)
... Sounds like we have the same symptoms with different causes! Has your doctor considered lengthening your big toe with grafting? ... (7 replies)
... I have brachymetatarsia so the 1st metatarsal is very short as opposed to over long 2nd toes. But the pain you describe is very much like mine. My big toe nail is constantly breaking and getting very sore. ... (7 replies)
... shortened my 2nd metatarsals, performed bunionectomies on the big toes, and lengthened my calf muscles. ... (7 replies)
... I have a very short 1st toe, big toe. to I put all my weight on the other toes esp 2 and 3. I have had 3 sets of orthotics which have either helped the lesser toe pain and caused alot of pain in the big toe, or less pain in the big toe with loads more pain inthe rest or they just done help. ... (7 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)
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Fusion of Big Toe
Apr 24, 2009
... graft to restore toe length. Help! ... (162 replies)
... I am on the slow track for safety sake as I am notoriously slow to heal. I had a 1st MTP fusion, 2nd metatarsal shortening osteotomy, flexor tendon transfer and gastrocnemius recession. Hopefully I will progress to a boot the second week of November. ... (5 replies)
... Hi lcweiden, yes, this seems odd to me - but I really don't know all that much about bunionectomies yet...Thanks for posting! (10 replies)
... Guess it must be then. Just no way the 2nd toe was shortened in surgery unless the bone was cut in the 2nd toe or the 2nd metatarsal. Just can't happen. ... (10 replies)
... Actually, when look at my two feet side by side, the second toe on the left foot (bunionectomy) *is* shorter after the bunionectomy. Everything matches except for that second toe...not that it is hugely short, but you *can* see that it is shorter. (10 replies)


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