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... Hello Thank you for your post it's helping me make a decision. Im a 36 year old female, had a motorcycle accident 6 years ago and today I have ankle athritis. My doctor says I'm a very good candidate for a distraction but I'm afraid going through all the pain and time for it not to work. As you said this can buy me time for something else to come along. Can you tell me... (12 replies)
... Hello Thank you for your post it's helping me make a decision. Im a 36 year old female, had a motorcycle accident 6 years ago and today I have ankle athritis. My doctor says I'm a very good candidate for a distraction but I'm afraid going through all the pain and time for it not to work. As you said this can buy me time for something else to come along. Can you tell me... (12 replies)
... rthrodesis done in Feb,1975, At the age of 14. I am 56 yrs old now Father of 2 girls. Had a good life considering this fusion. problem is the arthritis and bone spurs have come. I am not sure what is in store for me. has any body gone this long on this fusion? ... (1 replies)

... I had the bone fusion with a graft from the hip bone. Actually when they went into the foot they found that they needed to do a more extensive graft thant they expected. ... (85 replies)
... I haven't seen a posting since february...i am seeing a dr. about bone fusion - 29 years ago i had an ball joint implant put in and it is deteriorating - choice, live with it or bone fusion (they do not want to do a replacement implat) okay - i thought one week pain, another week heavy discomfort and then i would be getting better. am i completely naive? i was told i... (85 replies)
... Forgot to mention that there was a complication during the pin placement with the bone fusion. The guiding wire broke and they would have left it in there and used a different one but it popped up through the bone. ... (85 replies)
... and came in and said he had bad news, I had arthritis and in the top 10 worst cases he'd seen, mine was in the top five. He said I had no cartilage left. It was bone on bone and my toe was totally stiff, hallux rigidus. He suggested either a HemiCap or bone fusion. ... (85 replies)
... I had bone fusion of my right great toe 7 weeks ago and I'm still in a lot of pain. The doctor says everything looks great and alignment is correct. ... (85 replies)
... 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)
... I had bone fusion of the talus and navicular back In July 2014. This is a very challeging and difficult recovery. ... (20 replies)
... I had to have a bone fusion because of severe arthritis. ... (20 replies)
... Linda, I will probably be limited to my footjoys - the ones that are 'stiff'. I am sure sure the more 'athletic' ones will not give enough support to the foot, at least for a while. At least that means I only have to not wear one (albeit the new snazzy ones I bought at the end of last season:() The issue in February will probably which shoe my foot will fit into - there is... (85 replies)
... respected in the community, and quite frankly it was an Ortho who started it all back in the 90's. I had double bunionectomy by an ortho and she shaved too much bone off which led to the problems I'm having now. I knew within two weeks she'd screwed up when I tried to walk and stumbled to the left. ... (85 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. ... (85 replies)
... Kelly, I sorry I haven't gotten back to you. The truth is, I just didn't want to keep complaining about my foot anymore. It's not doing to well. ... (85 replies)
... Someone please give me some positive feedback on 1st met fusion with a graft from the hip procedure. My ortho surgeon said he does some special gel packing in the hip to alleviate pain. ... (85 replies)
... I was in a different boot for 2 months before the surgery. Because the big toe had dislocated the second toe, walking was impossible. The smaller boot kept my foot elevated enough to make walking bearable. ... (85 replies)
... walker, etc. because they are very concerned that the blood start flowing between the real bone and the grafted bone. Obviously the larger the graft, the more time it will take. because of the size of grafted bone, the Doc almost casted the foot... ... (85 replies)
... I just talked to my POD. He says that I will need to have a bone graft from my hip to extend the toe since he will have to cut away some bone, thus making the toe much shorter. I will also have an external fixator. ... (85 replies)
... linda/corkey - I must say I believe I am doing well. I see the doc again next week and we'll see what the x-rays revela. linda you have me behaving very well. I would not be able to endure what you have since May and now going forward 6 weeks or so (have they scheduled surgery yet?) speaking of which, corky has your surgery been scheduled? did I miss it in a post? my... (85 replies)




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