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... rays show that the bones aren't fusing yet. Dr. ordered a bone growth stimulator in the beginning of Nov., but after refusal from ins. co, peer to peer mtg. with Dr. and ins. co. ... (34 replies)
... A bone graft was taken from my heel to help with the bone fusing. ... (54 replies)
... e, but wearing at least a two inch heel or wedge has enabled me to put it off this long. Forcing the weight to to front of the foot gives arch a break. My heel bone has moved so far to the outside, it now hurts also when I'm not in heels. Unfortunately, I have ruptured pt tendons in BOTH feet. ... (13 replies)

... where they scrape some bone off. ... (2 replies)
... Hi Bill, My foot still has swelling around base of toes and ankle bone. Goes up and down depending on activity. ... (165 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)
... The 2nd toe also has some bone degeneration. ... (20 replies)
... eems that foot surgery has no particular rhyme or reason to it. Ellen this is the first time I have had to use a stimulator . I have had pins break in one of my toes before, I even had a screw to screw itself right out the end of the right big toe. It had only been in there for 4 weeks and it showed the toe was already fused. ... (13 replies)
... I went to a podiatrist and he said I needed surgery. He wanted to cut the bunion off then remove a wedge of bone from the big toe , second and third toes, align them and put pins in them. ... (14 replies)
... metatarsal joint fused... If I'm looking at the diagram correctly, it's very near the naviculocuneiform joint your doctor mentioned. Fusing joints in that area might make some sense based on the fact that I can tell the fusion of my joint did some definite good... ... (45 replies)
... However he mostly does bunion and hammer toe surgery but on his website he shows he has corrected crooked overlapping toes too. I have a bunion by my right great toe and the second toe lifts up and over laps the great toe, when I walk across the room. ... (13 replies)
... Are they able to tell if the bone is fusing properly? ... (8 replies)
... The third Dr. said he tries to work around fusing in the major ankle area if at all possible. So I went with him. My surgery was 5 days ago. He did a heel osteotomy inserting a wedge of cadaver bone. ... (8 replies)
Broken pinky toe
Oct 9, 2007
... tside of my foot, not bending either joint of the big toe. If you don't bend a joint, eventually the carilege will die off, and the body will then start growing bone over the joint, essentially trying to heal itself by fusing the joint on it's own. ... (9 replies)
... I had reconstructive foot surgery because of a broken sesimoid under my toe, not to mention flat feet, because the broken bone was splintering into a nerve a would walk on my exterior of my foot. I had this pain forever like 2 years.. ... (29 replies)
... I am scheduled for bunion surgery mid January. An Orthopedic doc is doing it. Said he would cut off bunion and make a v in the bone and pull by big toe over and secure with soft tissue. Also would straighten other toes by fusing bone and putting a pin in them. ... (18 replies)
... What you found on toe lift surgery is what I thought it was and it is what I had done except my metatarsal osteotomy was to remove about 4 mm of bone to shorten the metatarsal as opposed to raising the metatarsal head up and away from the ground. ... (7 replies)
Fusion-Big Toe
Nov 11, 2003
... Hi, I am ready to go in and have a titanium implant in my toe this next Tuesday on the 18th, I was also discussed having fusion done, and have already had pins in both of my toes but they are dislodging, I would see if you may want to discuss this with your Dr, because Fusing is an option many take but it also gives you less mobility of the joint, Just a thought, I have done a... (13 replies)
Hallux limitus
Mar 13, 2003
... The surgery involves fusing the medial cuneiform and the 1st metatarsal by inserting two screws through the joint. ... (2 replies)

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