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... 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)
... with a website that says he does a state of the art bunion removal. Practically pain free with his method. Walking very soon, with plastic surgery type scars. ... (13 replies)
... cancelled three surgery appointments so far with the SAME surgeon during the course of 7 months. ... (13 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. ... (4 replies)
... In Feb. of 2010, as I was walking behind one of my students, who was leaning forward in his chair, he accidently dropped it down to the floor and caught my big toe joint. It was excruciating, but I had to deal with it so I wouldn't make him feel badly. ... (8 replies)
... 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)
... You know what said about something that's too good to be true! There another proceedure where they only cut the offending nerve but you still are left with that bone growth but if it's not real bad then what's worse a little bone protrusion and no pain or what your facing? ... (4 replies)
... weeks in to ankle reconstruction surgery. i had the lower part of my ankle joint fused and bone chips removed and some bone spurs removed. Also had tendon repair and replaced with cadaver tendons. Had one other procedure on the bone coming back from my big toe. ... (2 replies)
... I had the Evans Procedure which is a wedge of cadaver bone put into the outside of the heel to lenghten the outside of the foot and force the instep to pop up into an arch. ... (70 replies)
Toe fusion
Mar 2, 2010
... e back a couple of weeks later with my decision. I did some research inbetween the two appointments and realized that I was headed for a fusion anyway and had my toe fused on October 28th. ... (3 replies)
... In aug 2007 I had my first surgery for a bunion. I did not have pain but was recommended by my doctor to have it done now, if I let it go much longer my recovery will be worse. ... (22 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 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)
... 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. In Dec 00 I had a joint replacement of big toe. ... (28 replies)
... years ago. The bunion required two screws for the repair and the rigid hammertoe had a portion of the joint removed. I recovered from the surgery without complications except that the foot still has pain, swelling and inflamation. There is no infection or stress fracture. ... (20 replies)
... eel more steady on my feet, but, my foot still aches and swells, though I'm not limping anymore. The regular massaging of the scar tissue and the bending of the toe area and the foot flexing gradually helps ease the stiffness. At 10 weeks, my toe is less stiff, but I have a ways to go. ... (22 replies)
... lling in the area was a reaction to the hardware, but no one would ever agree to that. My feeling was the implant would rub against the foot and the base of the toe as I walked, and that would generate the swelling in the area. ... (85 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)


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