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... Several months after the last of two failed foot surgeries to fix my Hallux Varus, I developed intense pain and swelling. It also was apparent that my big toe had shrunk. My podiatrist told me my toe "collapsed," and he'd never seen this before. He said the only recourse was to do a bone fusion. ... (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)

... 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)
... The 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. The most important thing for me was finding a board certified foot and ankle orthopedic... (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 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)
... It will be 4 weeks tormorrow since by big toe bone fusion, right toe. I have been in a removeable post op shoe, not cast or knee boot. ... (0 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)
... Thank you for your response. How long is the recovery from your bone fusion. Weeks, months? ... (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)
... 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. ... (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)
... get another opinion. bone fusion should be the last resort. your big toe wil never bend and will stick up a little making it difficult to wear high heels. you will also have to probably wear wider shoes. ... (1 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. ... (0 replies)


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