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... 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. I went to a foot surgeon for a second opinion and he said my toe would never be normal again. ... (2 replies)
... Hi all, about 17 months ago i had surgery to fix tarsal coalition on my left foot, and the surgeon fused the bones and placed two permanent screws in my bones, and he used 2 incision sites(one along the side of my foot beneath my ankle bone for a couple of inches, the second on my heel). Everything went great, recovered well, but ever since I started normal activity(running,... (0 replies)

... I hope the revision will help if you do it. I hope your back is doing well too :) I wonder why infection risk goes up with a revision.... (3 replies)
... I have never had a bone stimulator. My only other fusion is in my lumbar spine and it was done about 15 yrs ago when my bones were young and still knew how to grow. ... (3 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)
Flat foot problems
Jan 27, 2017
... My feet were crazy flat since birth, so I hear ya! I ended up getting bone spurs in my joints, and lots of arthritis. ... (4 replies)
... I am 63 y.o. librarian who has had ankle reconstruction. I am not sure of the medical terms but I had 2 bone grafts for a 2 joint fusion as well as debridement of the PTT and lengthening of the Achilles. This was done 12 days ago. ... (14 replies)
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... s after I was walking , biking , pretty normal stuff but never got past this unbearable morning stiffness and pain right above the heel and right below the ankle bone . X ray revealed damaged cartilage from the subtalar joint . Had subtalar fusion 1 year later and now everything has seemingly calmed down. ... (14 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 had bone fusion of the talus and navicular back In July 2014. This is a very challeging and difficult recovery. ... (20 replies)
... I had to have a bone fusion because of severe arthritis. ... (20 replies)
... This fusion was done using a donor bone graph. Unfortunately, it never took. ... (20 replies)
... I have been in pain for many years now. i just turned a teen this year. My orthopeadic surgeon said the best proceedure would be a ankle bone fusion, achillies tendon lengthening and calf muscle lengthening and also reccomended PT on my lower back. ... (1 replies)
... Hi. i have recovered well from my first surgery and now they want to do a bone fusion and tendon lengthening as the first op did not go to plan. there was a complication and they had to remove the implant. ... (5 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)


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