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... The VA at this point is standing by its decision to perform a heel osteotomy and tendon transfer with a bone spur removal in my left heel and the upper left foot along with a tarsal tunnel release. ... (19 replies)
... I need some direction here. I was today dx with bone spur and arthritis of the foot. Dr. put me in the squishy, velcro shoe and told me to take it easy for 2 weeks. I am freaking out! ... (5 replies)
... Thank you Justintime, he didn't actually say which bones he would fuse, I'm going to go to my GP and get him to explain it more thoroughly. I only have pain at night and a panadine forte fixes it but I don't want to have to take them all the time. My thought is to get the bunion removed then I get find a better fitting pair of shoes and with a good orthotic manage it that way.... (3 replies)

... There weren't any exposed internal stitches. The pain was the cellulitis and abscess.I''ve only had the bone stim. For a week so time will tell. My foot isn't good. But im so sorry you are having so much pain. Get in there monday and see what going on. ... (34 replies)
... Just wondering cause I have what looks like a piece of wire sticking out of one of my incisions. Did you get , bone growth stim yet? ... (34 replies)
... or elevating doesn't work. Actually, nothing works. I think I'm going to call the dr. on Monday to see if there's anything he can do for me. Oh yea, and the bone growth stimulator is so painful. And it wasn't before. I think my nerves are super aggravated or something and I don't know what to do to help them. ... (34 replies)
... Camping . So glad you are on your way to recovery. The ins. Companies seem to like yo not cover the bone stim. I am getting mine through the bone stim company for 300.00 based on my finances. Im hoping it will help the fracture heal so I can see if I can deal with the arthritis and delay getting a fusion. ... (34 replies)
... Did you get the bone stimulator? ... (34 replies)
... Camping 7768: I have been in your shoes, sort of speak. I dislocated my heel and I had a subtler fusion 5 years ago which did not fuse. According to doc, the joint was fused, but I continued to have pain, lots of pain. Pain to the point that I could not walk on my foot. My doc kept saying that I was not giving my foot time (8 months post-op). After a second opinion, it... (34 replies)
... Congratulations on making it through surgery and being home now! I'm so glad to hear that you have help at home with your husband and older sons. I hope they understand that you need lots of help right now, so you can focus on healing. They are in charge of cooking, shopping, cleaning, etc..., for the next month or two! I hope that your surgeon has given you adequate... (34 replies)
... I feel for you with the Insurance not paying!! My Ins Co denied me too but the company that provided the bone stimulator just gave it to me for free! That company gives out a select number of free ones a year and i just got lucky. Exogen is the company. ... (34 replies)
... I hope that you are able to have a bone growth stimulator from the start, to help your bones fuse more quickly. ... (34 replies)
... STJ fusion with bone marrow harvest, added cadaver bone and new hardware. ... (34 replies)
... union. I started using a bone growth stimulator 28 days ago and have another appt. with dr. next Wednesday. Still having what I think is too much pain. Very frustrated right now. ... (34 replies)
... ple posting right now who have had challenges with bones not fusing, including MacyKay, NotGivingUp, and Tawk2. The first two have had positive results with the bone growth stimulator, and Tawk2 is using it now to help a cadaver bone fuse on the top of her foot. Can you afford to pay for it out of pocket? ... (34 replies)
... Yes, I had a lot of help from the bone growth stimulator. Used it after the initial accident which left my talus fused. It fused wonderfully, and also allowed the subtalar fusion to take place. ... (34 replies)
... 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)
... Here's the only problem I'm having. The joint from the lapidus isn't fusing, and my doc wants me to use a bone stimulator to help with healing. From what I can tell it's a fairly successful, nonsurgical way to do it. Has anyone here used one? ... (3 replies)
... problem because im on my feet all day long and gradually day by day, week by week it gets worse and worse until i need a full weeks rest....ive been offered the bone fusing operation but from what ive read im not sure its worth having ive also had a painkiller injection but that only worked for about 8 week..... ... (5 replies)
... I will be having surgery in a couple of weeks. They will be fusing 5 joints. I have been told by the doctor as well as many other people that you CANNOT smoke during recovery or use chewing tabacco. ... (8 replies)


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