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... next week I have my great toe joint fused together with a bone graft off my hips. If you search by my name, you should be able to find the thread I started. ... (85 replies)
Large toe implants
Jul 26, 2012
... I had a great toe and second toe fusion in Jan 2012. ... (16 replies)
... My dilemma seems to be the reverse of what I have read on the posts. In Jan 2012 I had a fusion of the great toe and second toe. The joints had been destroyed by a very large neuroma which had been removed 10 months earlier. The fusion was supposed to relieve the pain in the joints. ... (16 replies)

... done by my podiatrist under IV sedation. ... (0 replies)
... What most prople don't realize is that the great toe balances your whole body. People who lose their big toes have to learn how to walk and stand all over again as there is nothing to balance with. ... (12 replies)
... since no new cartilage fills the new space in the joint and the toe can become droopy. ... (28 replies)
... Linda, I will probably be limited to my footjoys - the ones that are 'stiff'. I am sure sure the more 'athletic' ones will not give enough support to the foot, at least for a while. At least that means I only have to not wear one (albeit the new snazzy ones I bought at the end of last season:() The issue in February will probably which shoe my foot will fit into - there is... (85 replies)
... referred me to the POD. He's well respected in the community, and quite frankly it was an Ortho who started it all back in the 90's. I had double bunionectomy by an ortho and she shaved too much bone off which led to the problems I'm having now. ... (85 replies)
... I had the bone fusion with a graft from the hip bone. Actually when they went into the foot they found that they needed to do a more extensive graft thant they expected. ... (85 replies)
... The pain should be better by now. ... (85 replies)
... I'm sure it will go well for you. As I said I started biking in April. Slowly and not far, but by August I was able to do 15 miles without a problem. ... (85 replies)
... Yes, my second toe was done at the same time. Healing for that toe is much quicker. ... (85 replies)
... hope you ar esurprised by your visit on the 26th. ... (85 replies)
... th though, I had to have knee surgery to repair a torn cartilage. My POD would not do the surgery unless I had one good leg. That was done the 29th of March. By the time I had the foot surgery on May 9th, I was pretty much bummed out. Oh, and I built and moved into a new home the 26th of April. ... (85 replies)
... You need to give it time. Everything got weak while you were in the cast and on crutches. Don't rush it. Things will improve, little by little, week by week. ... (85 replies)
... There's swelling but nothing like last time. It looks like I have more stitches than I did the last time. The great toe is not that much shorter than the second toe. You really have to look hard to see the difference. ... (11 replies)
... Good point Jeff. Fortunately my insurance did cover my bone stimulator, otherwise, I think I probably would have waited a few weeks to see how my fusion did healing on it's own. ... (85 replies)
... I too am, using a bone growth stimulator after my fusion. It seems to be working well for me. Just make sure your insurance will cover it. They cost from 3,500.00 to 5,000. ... (85 replies)
... I so wanted to go for a walk but know I can't yet. Maybe by spring. I was pretty depressed yesterday. ... (85 replies)
... Rays which were taken at The Hospital for Special Surgery by an Orthopedic Dr. who specializes in the foot and ankle. The Orthos recommendation was to have a bone fusion in the great toe using bone from below my knee. My Podiatrist concurred that bone fusion would be the final surgery. ... (1 replies)


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