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... but eventually the other joints that are taking the burden of the fused joint give out too hence causing more pain. Also I know multiple people who have had back fusion where the thing has failed and even after 3 to 4 fusion surgeries they are so much worse off than they were before. ... (103 replies)
... I just had to respond to this as I know how you are feeling. I slipped with my right foot on a puddle of water and all the weight went on my left operated foot (which still wasn't the best) and down I went. 9 weeks later and I am still in a lot of pain and tender as in the sore areas. It's made worse by anyone moving my foot around and I am seriously lacking sleep regulary... (103 replies)
... I'm hoping to hear from others who made the choice to get the implant out and go the fusion route. Right now, I'm so afraid that I will make a bad problem a bigger problem. ... (4 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)
... Is there anything else to consider before you go that route? (9 replies)
... Hi, trying to work things out in my head. I have had 2 ankle fusions. The 2nd was a sub talar done 8 months ago. I now have increasing pain and a bone scan showed unstable fusion, even tho all x-rays say it's good. Having a CT scan next week and then seeing Dr. I don't think I want to go through a revision surgery. I am beginning to think that a BKA may be my eventual... (9 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)
... Titchou: Beyond having limits on wearing heels, does having your big toe fused bother you in your daily life? (4 replies)
... Hello, I am one year out from flatfoot surgery (1st met fusion, calc slide, etc) and it seems as though I am placing enormous pressure on the fifth metatarsal. It feels like a hard marble under my bone. The foot seems to tilt outward a bit too much. Has anyone experienced this? If so how did you handle it? It bothers me most barefoot but also in shoes. Ugh. (0 replies)
... I didn't have the implant but have had it fused. Really not fun but doable. Some things to think about though are whether you want to wear any heels (check your closet for shoes you may have to get rid of)..I had mine fused at a different angle so I could wear a higher heel. I also had to have the hardware removed. I'm small with a 6-1/2 shoe size and we just didn't... (4 replies)
... as enough cartilage as I seem unable to get this information from my doc no matter how many times I ask. I suspect not because I honestly think I must be rubbing bone on bone. ... (2 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)
... 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)

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