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... about 10 years ago I had a fusion of my big toe with a bone graft from my hip. I was NWB for about 7 weeks and was in a hard cast most of that time. ... (2 replies)
... this implant has now failed. The implant was fairly successful until earlier this year but started to deteriorate quite spectacularly with the result that I am now severely limited in distances walked and in gym activities. ... (8 replies)
... My advice to anyone and everyone is do NOT get the implant! I got one last year from a podiatrist and my toe was much worse afterwards than it had ever been prior to surgery. ... (16 replies)

... So my second opinion ortho surgeon told me today that he would do a salvage MTP fusion on my failed implant in my right foot, and in doing so would require a bone graft from my hip. ... (2 replies)
... It was a long recovery. I had a bone graft from my hip and that almost hurt worse than my toe. The hard part was the NWB for almost 6 weeks. ... (8 replies)
Fusion of Big Toe
Aug 18, 2009
... The hardware i have in the toe are screws and a plate. The doc also did a bone graft from my hip to lengthen the toe to match the other toe on the other foot. The graft from the hip was really no big deal for recovery. I'm just happy the toe looks just like the other one. ... (162 replies)
... I too was very apprehensive before getting right toe fused. Bottom line.....just do it. Mine has been very successful and I should've done it long ago. ... (162 replies)
... Boy have you come to the right place. ... (2 replies)
... Your story is hard to read, i hope you have success in the end. I am 9 weeks post op from a right toe fusion. I also had a bone graft from my hip inserted to lengthen my toe. My total nwb period will be 12 weeks then a walking boot for 4. I've also been using a bone stimulator every day since the 2 weeks post op. ... (28 replies)
... all your questions sound so familiar. it seems so many people have this problem with the big toe joint and yet i have never personally met anyone so i could bend their ear and get some info, so these forums are so interesting to me. ... (28 replies)
... fusion. i lived in so much pain trying so many other options besides the fusion that it was rediculous. i think the thing that finally got me in the direction to fuse was a doctor i finally trusted and thought he knew what he was doing. ... (28 replies)
... Getting my fusion was the BEST thing I did! Quick history....in August 96 tripped over baby gate and fracture toe and joint although never picked up. Had surgery in Dec 99 to try and repait joiont and was totally unsuccessful. ... (28 replies)
... union on my big toe. ... (33 replies)
... I am going monday morning to have the fusion, am starting to get nervous. I had a implant that failed so I will need a bone graft from my hip. Doc said I should at least stay one night at hospital because of the graft. ... (3 replies)
... Good to hear the progress. ... (33 replies)
... Hi JD and SoCalSharon, This has nothing to do with the hip thing but I "think " I may be able to clear up that you had different things done. JD, among a lot of other things, had the Lapidus procedure which is a fusion of the first metatarsocuneiform joint. ... (5 replies)
... Thanks so much for your response, yes, I did have foot xrays, just not of the hip. I'm relieved to know you didn't either, it makes it seem more standard. My foot surgery was a fusion of the big toe joint, I don't remember without looking what MTB stands for. ... (5 replies)
Big toe fusion
Aug 4, 2005
... From what I've seen so far supposedly the hip pain is worse than the foot pain. ... (4 replies)
... I had a fusion in Feb. 04. It was my 3rd surgery. The first was to repair the joint. The 2nd a year later was to replace the joint with a titanimum implant. The most recent was to remove the joint and fuse it. ... (9 replies)
... am glad that our comments have been helpful. We have similar backgrounds. I too was a dancer. I was on the dance team in high school, many years of dance, and toe for about a year. Needless to say my feet were bad too. ... (5 replies)


Associated Tags: big toe, big toe fusion, foot problems, fusion, hip bone graft, implant, mtp arthrodesis, recovery time

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