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Bad great toe :(
Apr 24, 2012
... years ago I dropped a small gas bottle on my left big toe when cleaning up my shed. A few months past and my toe nail started going ingrown. So i went to the doctor and he removed half of my toe nail. ... (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'm a "young" 63. I have never been a couch potato so the last year has been the most depressing year of my life. I was in a different boot for 2 months before the surgery. Because the big toe had dislocated the second toe, walking was impossible. ... (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 had fusion done in May, 2008. In September the POD let me out of the boot. One week later my foot was twice the size. The fusion broke and I had to go back in the boot. I've been using a bone stimulator for the last month with 2 more weeks to go before my next POD appointment. ... (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)
... o hope this post is still active after a few months. Isnt the internet a wonderful thing as I was surfing about hallux rigidus and came to this site. I had the fusion in the UK on the 17th December and its strange reading this site as to how different this is treated 'across the waters'. ... (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)
... dbgoalie, I wonder about the hardware rejection issue, too. My history is not nearly as long as yours. My toe has been hurting off and on for about 2 years. The joint at the start of the year was pretty inflamed and swollen when I went in for my yearly checkup in March. ... (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. Wondering if anyone else has pain this long after surgery. ... (85 replies)
... next week I have my great toe joint fused together with a bone graft off my hips. If you search by my name, you should be able to find the thread I started. ... (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)
... bend it. i see the doc next in about 10 days. ... (85 replies)
... My problem now is the fractured 3rd and 4th metatarsal. I'll wear the boot until it heals. In the meantime, I'm going to find another doctor and get another opinion. Does your big toe touch the ground? ... (85 replies)
... I have both doctors. My ortho doesn't do feet so he referred me to the POD. He's well respected in the community, and quite frankly it was an Ortho who started it all back in the 90's. ... (85 replies)
... where, but it was regarding better chances of a union if hip graft WAS used and not just trying to fuse the joint only. i'm going to ask my ortho next week when in go in if he knows anything about that. if it's true, that might be something for you to consider. ... (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. My original 1st met fusion was done without hip graft and the fusion failed. ... (85 replies)
... That puts me back in the boot for 2 weeks or more. The second toe has nerve damage and sometimes brings me out of my chair from the pain. ... (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. I will be having surgery on my right foot as soon as i heal from a cheilectomy done on my left foot last wed. Jan 7. ... (85 replies)
... jmlm/linda - are you out there? I seemed to have been dropped from the thread? i hope you are doing well? did you have the suregery? hip graft? healing well? fill me in. kelly (85 replies)




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