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... Hi! I had a fusion on my big toe in October. At 6 weeks, there was no sign of fusion yet. I just went back to the doctor recently and found out I have broken my hardware. I have a CT scan scheduled to see if there's any bone growth now. ... (2 replies)
... displaced fracture. Sometime I worry it will make extra bone grow too much on top of the hardware. Did you saw you surgeon thought infection risk goes up with more scar tissue? ... (3 replies)
... I have read much and not posted on this board in a very long time. Thanks for all your stories and advice. ... (3 replies)

... e condition tends to get worse. Just before the surgery, I couldn't take any walks. Even a 10 min. walk was a problem. Also, once you are no longer flexible, the surgery becomes even more involved then it already is. There is all kinds of information on the internet about PTTD surgery. ... (14 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)
... 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)
... 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)
... 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)
... e encouragement. I feel I will eventually be ok, and I not a depressed person usually, but I started wearing a boot in January of this year. The pain before the surgery was pretty overwhelming as well. I have known that I was going to have to have this surgery since 2007. ... (85 replies)
... Thank you for your response to my post. I would rather have a simpler prodecure like yours but Dr. says it wouldn't last long and I would have to have the bone fusion later on. I don't like being still, I am very active person and sitting still is not something I do very well. Thanks again and good luck on your surgery also. ... (5 replies)
... Hi! I'm still hobbling around. I have found a couple pairs of firm backless slip on shoes and they seem to work fairly well. ... (85 replies)
... why did you have surgery again if you were not in pain? ... (85 replies)
... Since the area was delicate from the surgery and the pin was so close to the surface of the skin, it caused pain and discomfort when something pressed against it. ... (85 replies)
... I swear it is causing most of the pain I have. I haven't had a cast at all. I am getting around in a walker boot now and I actually feel better with the boot is on or at least having my foot wrapped. It's like the blood gets down to the foot and doesn't know how to go back up. ... (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've learned a great deal from the posts on this site, so I thought that making a record of my basic details might help someone else. ... (8 replies)
Big toe fusion
Jun 14, 2014
... I'm having toe fusion surgery on June 25th on my left toe. The hemi implant put in just 6 months ago didn't work and the joint is more painful than before. ... (3 replies)
... arthritis and toe fusion surgery has been recommended as the best solution to end my pain. ... (4 replies)
... n and out post. This is a long item. It is a followup to an earlier post from 4 weeks ago. This long post is intended to help readers considering or planning toe fusion surgery. I looked for this sort of information before my own surgery and couldn't find it. ... (0 replies)
... use the scooter to get around ... so much easier. One problem I have had through the entire recovery, is the because I am "walking" unevenly, either by kneeling on the scooter or with crutches and wearing the boot is that my hip keeps popping out. I have issues without all of this, but the unevenness aggravates it. ... (29 replies)


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