... Better or worse than before? welllll . . . I will say I am finally getting to a point where the corrected foot hurts less when I'm walking long distances than the one I still need to get "corrected", but in a different way. That's not saying much though, is it?
I also could not walk bare foot when I was at your point. Can really only walk a little bare foot if on... (10 replies)
... I had all of the standard pttd surgery procedures minus the tendon transfer. I too feel like I have to make a conscious effort to push off with my big toe while walking. I also have a bruise like feeling on the bottom outside of my foot. I have to wear a sneaker at all times as walking barefoot will hurt. ... (10 replies)
... corrected, but I have decided to make the best of it because another surgery on the same foot is not something I want to do. ... (10 replies)
... from what I understand I am having a tendon transfer, a tendon lengthening, a heel slide, something to do with a navicular bone, and something to do with my big toe and top of my foot. ... (6 replies)
... Has anyone gone through removal of a bone spur that included taking off of the big toe nail? ... (0 replies)
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... eels I wear. I had mine fused at an angle that allows me to wear a 2 inch heel.With most,it's only a 1 inch heel. Also, I hadit fused angling toward the second toe so that I can wear a pointed toe shoe instead of just square toed ones. ... (2 replies)
... Several months after the last of two failed foot surgeries to fix my Hallux Varus, I developed intense pain and swelling. It also was apparent that my big toe had shrunk. My podiatrist told me my toe "collapsed," and he'd never seen this before. He said the only recourse was to do a bone fusion. ... (2 replies)
... Has anyone ever heard of a toe "collapsing"? ... (1 replies)
... I have always known I need to have the same surgery on my right foot, too. It has taken me 4 yrs to mentally be ready to do it. ... (7 replies)
... I am about 3 months out, and working diligently on this issue.
I am pretty sure it is normal. (10 replies)
... Hello. I fractured my ankle in 3 places on January 18th and had surgery on January 19th. Had 12 screws total and one plate inserted. ... (0 replies)
... I feel like I am walking on the outside of my foot and that I am tilting outwards. It takes a lot of concentration to actually use my big toe during push off. Just curious if this feeling is normal or if I should be concerned. ... (10 replies)
... I want to be clear, this is about MY case and doesn't mean it would be this bad for anyone else. My surgery went from simple to major and I had no idea that could happen. I had no idea cadaver bones would be used, I had no idea pins, wires and screws... ... (30 replies)
... Hi Machaon, I have a foot drop problem which was the result of the lower lumbar back surgery. I have use various AFO for my problem but I had to buy a different size shoe to accommonate the AFO brace. I had several months of PT and received minimal results. I was very interested in the exercise that you used by forcing your toes upward numerous times and over a period of time... (12 replies)
... Hi there!
sorry to hear about your revision. I have used a bone stimulator too for a non-displaced fracture. Sometime I worry it will make extra bone grow too much on top of the hardware. Did you saw you surgeon thought infection risk goes up with more scar tissue? or just infection risk goes up because its a revision? (3 replies)
... he's going to put something in the site to stimulate bone growth and we will use a bone growth stimulator earlier on this time. Anything I should know about this surgery or watch out for? ... (3 replies)
... calf. I was in a lot of pain immediately following surgery in the hospital, but by the next morning the pain had subsided tremendously. I didn't need to take the narcotic pain med at home except for one time. ... (1 replies)
... I went to my foot doctor last week with a problem I have been having for years with my big toe. ... (8 replies)
... Hello, I have some really problem feet that have only gotten a LOT worse after surgery and I'd like to ask specifically if anyone has experienced something that occurred to me recently? ... (7 replies)