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... The condition tends to get worse. Just before the surgery, I couldn't take any walks. Even a 10 min. walk was a problem. Also, once you are no longer flexible, the surgery becomes even more involved then it already is. There is all kinds of information on the internet about PTTD surgery. The most important thing for me was finding a board certified foot and ankle orthopedic... (14 replies)
... My podiatrist lengthened my big toe tendon and now I cannot raise the big te at all. I am scheduled for Physical Therapy next week 3x's a week to try and regain motion. ... (0 replies)
... I recently had surgery for a bunion on my left foot and the doctor also told me I had a floating big toe, he said my tendon was too short. He fixed the bunion and lengthened the tendon on my big toe. It has been 3 weeks now. I cannot raise my big toe at all and am very depressed. ... (0 replies)

... I'm surprised at how sturdy my foot feels but it is still very swollen, stiff, weak and sore and the achilles tendon is soooo tight. ... (9 replies)
... Well this new doctor is talking about fusing the big toe and lengthening a tendon.Does anyone know what lengthening the tendon is called? ... (3 replies)
... Thank you so much, I Loved reading your reply! I have to be honest, I have not been thrilled with any doctor I have went too. By chance, you don't live in Philadelphia, do you? When you said you had good doctors, I thought I would ask... I have to have this doctor tell me in my language what he is going to do, needs to do to make me better.. Why did you have to have... (14 replies)
... recovery, that's probably not a great sign...One doctor I saw made the surgery seem like no big deal and was pretty pushy about it. ... (14 replies)
... The pain along the posterior tibial tendon and the new FDL tendon that was attached to the navicular bone is diminishing as the weeks go by. ... (0 replies)
... one titled "Bones of the right foot. Dorsal surface." You will then see the first cuneiform sitting directly below the first metatarsal which is connected to the big toe. ... (10 replies)
... This second doctor says that part of my problem is likely a loose joint just below my big toe. He wants to fuse it. Also, he wants to realign my heel bone. ... (246 replies)
... orhtop. recommended an ARIZONA brace, which I am wearing today for 3rd day. Tendon feels much the same.And I am worried because other ankle is starting to hurt too. Anyone have any success with the ARIZONA brace for the long term? ... (246 replies)
... I'm not sure what tendon it is. They are going to lengthen my tendon because of a tendon that was cut during my first surgery.So now my big toe sticks up off the floor and my sesamoid bone sticks out and pounds on the floor giving me lots of pain. ... (3 replies)
... muscle. It is a part of the Achilles, but lengthening it does not result in weakness. ... (3 replies)
... It was a perfect fit and wanting to do the least amount of surgery he could he thought he had it correct and I had a lot of flexibility with my big toe joint. Which when walking that joint and my heel were working against each other. So he will be using a screw this time and add bone to force that joint down. ... (6 replies)
... s solution was most comprehensive and included lengthening my calf muscle and fusing my big toe along of course with then tendon transfer and heel repositioning. Cutting the muscle freaked me out because it is NEVER the same again. ... (14 replies)
... which will allow her to do a flat foot reconstructive surgery. She talked about fixing the tendons, lengthening the achilles tendon, cutting the heel bone and realign it. and a small fusion in the big toe joint somewhere. ... (14 replies)
... and when i try to do a single heel rise. And the plate of the cotton osteotomy hurts a bit, when i bend my big toe. But i don't take any pain meds. ... (3 replies)
... I'm sorry to hear of your challenges and frustrations related to your toes. I too had TN fusion as well as Achilles' tendon lengthening about 8.5 months ago. My big toe gets swollen when my foot and ankle get swollen, so I know they are more connected than prior to surgery. ... (4 replies)
... ing is lower than expected. Surprisingly I had no pain w out the splint. Had a heal blister so that hurts a little. Not looking forward 2 staple removal. I has a big toe lift as well Achilles lengthening tendon transfer in the front as well on top of the TA. It hurts whr the cast is pressing into the staples. ... (3 replies)
... ack to the dr. He looks at the pronation, does an exam, and says he's not letting me leave without immobilizing it because he is concerned about how weak the PT tendon is, and sends me for an MRI. So off I go in the boot. ... (5 replies)


Associated Tags: calcaneal osteotomy, evan's procedure, fdl tendon transfer, flat foot arch reconstruction surgery, flat foot reconstruction, pttd

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