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... 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)
... union and the metal plate is broken as well, so no real choice there. My surgeon said she's going to put something in the site to stimulate bone growth and we will use a bone growth stimulator earlier on this time. Anything I should know about this surgery or watch out for? ... (3 replies)
... 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)

... 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)
... I'm 16 and getting a bone fusion on my left big toe in 3 weeks. ... (0 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 had to have the surgery because of complications the bunions were causing me I have 3 stress fractures, 2 on my left first metatarsel and one on my right first metatarsel. ... (14 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)
... 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)
... 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)
... Rays which were taken at The Hospital for Special Surgery by an Orthopedic Dr. who specializes in the foot and ankle. The Orthos recommendation was to have a bone fusion in the great toe using bone from below my knee. My Podiatrist concurred that bone fusion would be the final surgery. ... (1 replies)
Bone fusion
Aug 18, 2007
... I'm having a bone fusion operation performed on 21st Aug and I'm very nervous right now. I don't know what to expect or whether its going to hurt a lot after surgery and how long it will take me to heal or how soon I can drive again. ... (0 replies)
... Went to Orthopaedic doctor in NYC for 2nd opinion. Dr. said bone never formed around implant. I'm now dealing with a loose implant and it is wearing down the bone in my toe. I was told that the best option was to remove the implant and have a bone fusion. ... (10 replies)
... e prior surgery, and placed a 1st MTP Joint Silastic Implant in the joint of the big toe. The foot seemingly healed well, per the follow up visits. And while the toe remained extremely stiff, there was no pain as before, just normal swelling. ... (2 replies)
... Thanks for the reply, sorry if I wasn't clear but it wasn't a 'replacement' that followed the failed fusion it was arthroplasty which is from all I've read the last procedure that can be done and it indeed leaves the toe pretty much useless. ... (7 replies)
... minutes, I decided it was time to do the surgery. The fusion your doctor may be suggesting is probably closer to your big toe. ... (3 replies)
... UPDATE - 4 1/2 Months post-op I had my 10cm screw removed almost three weeks ago that was inserted upward from the bottom of my calcaneus up through the talus bone in order to fuse those two bones - aka a "Subtalar Fusion." The surgery was about as quick and easy as I could have expected - I underwent a light anesthesia and the surgeon simply made about a 1/2" incision in... (16 replies)
... I had a Cheilectomy last January. Did not work. Surgeon gave me a cortisone shot in June and said he thought he probably should have done a fusion. Toe still doesn't bend and very sore. Saw a different surgeeon. He looked at my initial xray I had from Docs. office before I had the surgery. ... (11 replies)


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