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... removal of the plates and screws a year after surgery. As far as I'm concerned the bone fusion surgery is a failure. I am in more pain now than I was to start with and would go back to the joint implant in a heart beat. ... (85 replies)
... In September, I had a calcaneal osteotomy as well as a metatarsal fusion and a posterior tibal tendon and ligament transfer on my left foot to correct a severely collapsed arch. ... (3 replies)
... I am in my early 50s. ... (2 replies)

... ks done for the pain but it doesnt help that much. I am hoping that taking a few of the screws out will help but I have had nothing but bad luck since the first surgery 7 yrs ago. SOmetimes the pain is so severe, that I cannot even continue to walk, much less bear weight on it. ... (0 replies)
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Fusion of Big Toe
Apr 24, 2009
... right one in July 2008, left in January 2009. ... (162 replies)
... Kelly can give you more details since she's had the fusion done and seems to be doing fine. I was scheduled to have it done in December but backed out because of fear of failure. My original 1st met fusion was done without hip graft and the fusion failed. ... (85 replies)
... I really feel for you, ACOhio. Don't apologize for "focusing on yourself." This board is for that very reason... for us to support each other, and that includes our stories. As you've read, I too have lupus and even though it's a mild case, it sure does change things, doesn't it? Keep reading and searching for answers... you never know where it will lead you. (17 replies)
... or new bone should be stabilizing. ... (17 replies)
... month and it is worth it. Seriously, this is nothing to rush into. If you can manage until you have solid coverage it will make a big difference to you. This surgery will impact every aspect of your life and total treatment and rehab for both feet may not be less than 2 YEARS. ... (29 replies)
... at 7 weeks post op. The doctor said, "You're in good shape. The bone graft is 'almost' healed, and you're good to go. ... (17 replies)
... I would go to a flatfoot rreconstruction specialist. I had seen the head of foot and ankle orthopedic surgery at a hospital in Boston for pttd. That was in May of last year. Was supposed to have full reconstruction.. when I awoke from surgery, he said he didn't have to do the bone work. ... (6 replies)
... My apologies if you are looking for a quick get in and out post. This is a long item. It is a followup to an earlier post from 4 weeks ago. ... (0 replies)
... body. The incision is now healed over but I wonder if the infection could have moved into the bone. The doc didn't think so but I just don't understand why my foot still hurts so much. He initially told me it should feel fine 8 weeks after surgery. ... (11 replies)
... infection of my fusion with MRSA, months of antibiotics via IV infusion, failure of the fusion and removal of the hardware and some bone. I am electing not to do another fusion right now because my foot is what my doctor calls a "stable nonunion. ... (162 replies)
... I have one of the best doctors in Central Texas. I think he agonizes more on the outcome of the first surgery than I do. I'm 63 and have been a very active person all my life. I'm not sure what happened. I don't have osteoporosis, but I'm sure my bones are getting old. ... (162 replies)
... fused together. The other side of the bone graft, up against the toe, has less than one millimeter left to fuse together. ... (99 replies)
... tand what I'm going through, not just physically, but mentally as well with this. It is depressing, and I think that's not a subject that gets touched on enough in these boards. If anyone new to the strings feels that way, please know that you are not alone with that. ... (99 replies)
... franc injury April 05. I crushed my foot between the back of a 10,000 lb reach lift and a multilevel pallet shelf. ... (0 replies)
... over the defect site. The idea with ACI is that they hope the cells turn into hyaline cartilage. he other two show generally hyaline cartilage growth "cemented" in defect with fibocartilage and bone. ... (29 replies)


Associated Tags: ankle instability, arch pain, hallux rigidus implant surgery, mri help, pttd

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