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... if the fact a lot of people actually end up worse because of it. May not be straight away but eventually the other joints that are taking the burden of the fused joint give out too hence causing more pain. ... (103 replies)
... Can anyone share their experience with having a big toe joint fusion with a bone graft after having a joint implant removed? ... (4 replies)
... this sounds like me .. I've was in a cast for 9 weeks from April 27 to June 29. I have been in the boot now for 4 weeks. After 9 weeks of nwb, the boot and crutches was like heaven. I used the scooter for the 9 weeks. I totally recommend to use the scooter to get around ... so much easier. One problem I have had through the entire recovery, is the because I am "walking"... (29 replies)

... op. I had severe degenerative arthritic changes, numerous large bone spurs in both great toe joints and free floating fragments in the right toe joint before the surgery. ... (29 replies)
... I had my big toe joint fused a year ago. I was shocked when the surgeon recommended it. I went through all kinds of anxiety as I prepared for the surgery. ... (29 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)
... The POD also wants to do a hip bone fusion? ... (33 replies)
... c/s- don't know how you managed back at work in 4 days:) luckily I am on short term disability. doing e-mail now, will be in office next week. still can't drive for about 3 - 4 weeks...did you try Earth shoes? the sandal wasn't adjustable but with the heel lower than the toe, they kept the pressure off the toe/joint area when you walk. I found a sandal that I thought was a... (85 replies)
... this kept the weight off the toe joint which made it more comfortable. ... (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)
... This is my first post on this website. I am due to have surgery on big toe July 11...I am really afraid. I have heard so many bad things about it. Does anyone have good things to say about it? ... (5 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)
... 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)
... ing exactly which bones to be fused you are asking about, it's a little difficult to give a specific answer. In general it is where two bones that should form a joint are made to become solid through various surgical procedures. ... (2 replies)
... Your situation seems similar to mine. My dilemma is while the smaller implant surgery can fail, I'm told that the bone fusion can fail as well. How long did it take before you were able to wb and get your foot into a sneaker? ... (33 replies)
Bone fusion
Aug 18, 2007
... I'm having a bone fusion operation performed on 21st Aug and I'm very nervous right now. ... (0 replies)
... The pain has steadily got worse and I'm going for a bone scan in a couple of weeks. It seems the only option is a fusion. ... (1 replies)
... There are some adjustments you have to make. Squatting down to get something on the bottom shelf is difficult because you can't bend the toe. Can't do lunges, calf raises. I'm short so have to get on tiptoes to reach some things but I'm right handed and it's the right big toe. So have to remember to do it on the left side. Things like that. And it took a while to get used... (4 replies)
... Beyond having limits on wearing heels, does having your big toe fused bother you in your daily life? ... (4 replies)

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