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... Hello. I just received DeNovo bone graft surgery on my 1st MTP joint (big toe joint). I had signs of AVN following a bunion surgery in November 2010 and that's why I needed the DeNovo. My doctor who did the bunion surgery (in 2010) said that he has never seen a patient with AVN following bunion surgery....and a fusion would be my only option! As a 25 year old runner, that was... (2 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)
... I'm wondering if another fusion, with a bone graft extending the toe to make it longer, might allow me to run more normally. But it seems too experimental. ... (11 replies)

Big toe fusion
Jun 14, 2014
... I'm having toe fusion surgery on June 25th on my left toe. The hemi implant put in just 6 months ago didn't work and the joint is more painful than before. ... (3 replies)
... Hello, this is my first post on your board after doing a good bit of reading on the forums concerning big toe surgeries. ... (3 replies)
... I had an implant done in Dec 2009 and in March 2011 I had the implant removed and had my MTP joint fused, with a bone graft. ... (16 replies)
... I have certainly learned alot from reading other posts on this board, but I would also like to get feedback on my question of whether to have big toe fusion or the implant. ... (16 replies)
... Implant has not been good for me. Now fusion also requires bone graft. ... (25 replies)
... I also thought that fusion was the "fix" for a failed joint replacement, even if it meant a bone graft. ... (3 replies)
... last feb 4th and got on these health boards and it was sooo helpful. I too had the same problems you're having, HR with no carilege and bone on bone, very painful for years. I also had a cheilectomy on my left foot which seems to be the answer for now anyway. ... (2 replies)
Fusion of Big Toe
Apr 20, 2009
... Hi Sarah Just thought i'd tell you i got the thumbs up from my doc today to start applying pressure to the foot. He says it's going to be very painful, the foot is going to swell, probably turn all kinds of colors and is going to hurt all over on various parts of the foot and if i want pain meds he'll get me some. Holy cow if this is faze two of recovery, faze one looks... (162 replies)
Fusion of Big Toe
Apr 19, 2009
... c you had the bone graft you need more time nwb...it is interesting though that each doctor seems to be different. Is yours a podiatrist or orthopod? ... (162 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)
... 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. In Dec 00 I had a joint replacement of big toe. ... (28 replies)
... respected in the community, and quite frankly it was an Ortho who started it all back in the 90's. I had double bunionectomy by an ortho and she shaved too much bone off which led to the problems I'm having now. I knew within two weeks she'd screwed up when I tried to walk and stumbled to the left. ... (85 replies)
... That puts me back in the boot for 2 weeks or more. The second toe has nerve damage and sometimes brings me out of my chair from the pain. ... (85 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)
... Did you need a bone graft to fuse the toe? ... (14 replies)
... he did a "revision" with bone glue he created with bone from my heel. The heel does not bother me at all, but my hip, 2 years later, is still painful often. Apparently, this is not uncommon, so I don't recommend it. ... (33 replies)


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

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