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... op. I had severe degenerative arthritic changes, numerous large bone spurs in both great toe joints and free floating fragments in the right toe joint before the surgery. ... (29 replies)
Hammer Toe Post-Op
Nov 20, 2016
... I'll have to see if they will approve an aircast. Sure would be nice. I hadn't heard of this. I was supposed to be in a cast for 3 weeks and a boot for 3 weeks. ... (5 replies)
... surgery protocols. I have another version. I had my right big toe joint fused in October 2009. My surgeon used a plate and screw combo. I was able to heel weight bear from the start as tolerated. I was not able to drive for six weeks. ... (4 replies)

... I am wondering if anyone can help me shed some light on the decision I have to make next week. In Feb. ... (8 replies)
Toe fusion
Mar 2, 2010
... t did, it would likely only last for a year or so. He recommended a fusion as my best option. I was very freaked by this, since I thought there would be a choice in the middle. He let me go away and come back a couple of weeks later with my decision. ... (3 replies)
... e it done now, if I let it go much longer my recovery will be worse. Well my recovery was horrible anyway. I had the lapidus procedure done. After this my big toe was much shorter than my second, I could not bend my big toe very well at all. It did not bend down at all and up only a few degrees. ... (22 replies)
... ing two regular shoes now. I went to the doctor last week and he upgraded me to wearing 2 shoes. YEA!!!!!! Very exciting, since I haven't worn two regular shoes in 14 months. It feels so strange. ... (155 replies)
Fusion of Big Toe
Apr 23, 2009
... A year after the first surgery I started doing alcohol injections into the 2nd toe that were supposed to kill the nerve. The pain was worse after a year than in the beginning. I've had 4 so far and it hasn't worked yet, but I keep hoping. ... (162 replies)
Fusion of Big Toe
Apr 22, 2009
... ing it alot but intiially I supplemented the pain meds with that and the doc said that was fine. So that makes me nervous that many of you say it interferes with bone healing....the other thing is I seem to be the only one that has been able to walk in my air cast from the beginning. ... (162 replies)
Big Toe Fusion
Apr 21, 2009
... My understanding of a cheilectomy is where they clean up your joint and make a V shape cut in the bone in the joint so where you were losing cartilege it doesn't rub bone on bone anymore. ... (37 replies)
Fusion of Big Toe
Apr 20, 2009
... Hi Sarah Just thought i'd tell you i got the thumbs up from my doc today to start applying pressure to the foot. He says it's going to be very painful, the foot is going to swell, probably turn all kinds of colors and is going to hurt all over on various parts of the foot and if i want pain meds he'll get me some. Holy cow if this is faze two of recovery, faze one looks... (162 replies)
Fusion of Big Toe
Apr 19, 2009
... c you had the bone graft you need more time nwb...it is interesting though that each doctor seems to be different. Is yours a podiatrist or orthopod? ... (162 replies)
Fusion of Big Toe
Apr 16, 2009
... Wow that's rough having a graft too. Is that in place of screws? ... (162 replies)
... all your questions sound so familiar. it seems so many people have this problem with the big toe joint and yet i have never personally met anyone so i could bend their ear and get some info, so these forums are so interesting to me. ... (28 replies)
... Getting my fusion was the BEST thing I did! Quick history....in August 96 tripped over baby gate and fracture toe and joint although never picked up. Had surgery in Dec 99 to try and repait joiont and was totally unsuccessful. ... (28 replies)
... I hope it's okay to take a kind of poll on how those of you who had surgery for a problem similair to mine fared after surgery. About four years ago my right toe which always had a small bunion turned into a big bunion. The big toe then begin to move over toward the second toe. ... (14 replies)
... Do you have a pin in your foot or do you have a plate there? ... (85 replies)
... Debbie, YES! It is time for that scan. You will finally have an answer whether or not that bone is fused or at least fusing! I had my CT scan at 10 months and the doctor called it a non union then! ... (3 replies)
... I had a 1st MTP fusion done at the beginning of May. I was nwb for 8 weeks. This was the 3rd attempt at fusing this joint. ... (10 replies)
Big Toe Fusion
Jun 8, 2007
... What I have learned about the Keller is that it addresses the loss of cartilege and arthritis in the joint. When you see my xrays, there is almost no joint space left at all. ... (10 replies)


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