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Fusion of Big Toe
Apr 24, 2009
... ray. I'm despondent about the failure of this surgery and its effect on my life. I work as an attorney, and the wheelchair is not making my life easy to navigate. ... (162 replies)
Fusion of Big Toe
Apr 20, 2009
... pplying 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 like a cake walk! ... (162 replies)
Fusion of Big Toe
Apr 20, 2009
... I am 11 weeks post op with a big toe fusion with a bone graft also that was taken from my hip. My total nwb will be 12 weeks then 4 more weeks in a walking boot. ... (162 replies)

Fusion of Big Toe
Apr 19, 2009
... The next day though when the local wore off....geesh...I kept upping my pain meds until I was knocked out...and I didn't even think of putting that boot on and used crutches for the next 2 days until the pain died down. The boot forces the foot to put all the weight on the heel and not on the area of the fusion... ... (162 replies)
Fusion of Big Toe
Apr 18, 2009
... going through the healing process the first time then to have to do this again...but if it all heals as it should it will be worth it. How much shorter was your big toe? ... (162 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. ... (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)
... realized the orthopedic surgeon was the way to go. i am now 6 weeks post op and have been non weight bearing this whole time with 6 more weeks to go. doc did a bone graft from my hip so that adds 4 more weeks of NWB to the recovery. ... (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)
... 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)
... seems to be doing fine. I was scheduled to have it done in December but backed out because of fear of failure. My original 1st met fusion was done without hip graft and the fusion failed. ... (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)
... never been a couch potato so the last year has been the most depressing year of my life. I was in a different boot for 2 months before the surgery. Because the big toe had dislocated the second toe, walking was impossible. The smaller boot kept my foot elevated enough to make walking bearable. ... (85 replies)
... walker, etc. because they are very concerned that the blood start flowing between the real bone and the grafted bone. Obviously the larger the graft, the more time it will take. because of the size of grafted bone, the Doc almost casted the foot... ... (85 replies)
... union on my big toe. ... (33 replies)
... aft on my left major toe, I have never had so much morphine, I was high for ages, I go back to the Dr on thursday for a looksee and a rebandage, have to wear the big boot for eight weeks this time, hopefully it will work, I never thought loosing a bit of bone would ache so much. ... (8 replies)
... union which was not visible on an xray and even if we'd waited the full year, it wasn't ever going to heal. ... (33 replies)
... I also had both 1st and 5th MTP done at the same time. I have two permanent screws in the little toe bone which resulted in being nwb for 6 weeks initially. ... (10 replies)
Big toe fusion
Aug 4, 2005
... Hello, I am scheduled for my 5th foot surgery 8/16, started out as bunion in 12/01, had a revision 5/02, developed arthritis, had sesamoid bones & joint & bone fused first time 10/03, didn't heal, revised 9/04, still has not healed with a plate & six screws in there. This time I'm having a bone graft from my hip & I'm so nervous about it (I kind of knew what to expect the... (4 replies)
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