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... I've had several surgeries on my left foot at the base of the big toe. ... (11 replies)
... 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)

... nosis was alarming! He advised me to leave well alone and use painkillers for the rest of my life as surgery was notoriously unreliable in these circumstances. A bone graft would have to be taken from my hip and grafted into my toe. If it failed, it would have to be done again. ... (8 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)
... on my hip.:) (4 replies)
... Thank you for your note. I think my bone graft probably had alot to do with the way my dr handled the fusion. I have done some reading and it seems when a bone graft is done the recovery is longer and the drs are more cautious. That's just fine with me, considering this is the third surgery and I don't want to do it again. ... (7 replies)
... My big worry is that I have been told by the first surgeon that bone grafts are notoriously unpredictable and often fail! Also, the site of the extraction of bone from the pelvis can be permanently painful thereafter.He has advised against ANY surgery. ... (8 replies)
... My big worry is that I have been told by the first surgeon that bone grafts are notoriously unpredictable and often fail! Also, the site of the extraction of bone from the pelvis can be permanently painful thereafter.He has advised against ANY surgery. ... (8 replies)
Fusion of Big Toe
Oct 25, 2009
... was done by a Podiatrist. When I set up by appointment I told him that I had a mild case of cerebral palsy, but he said it did not matter. After the surgery my big toe would not go down and I could not walk. He went in again to try and fix the problem, but that failed. ... (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)
... I had my fusion of my big toe in Feb. 04. I too had a bone graft. The was my third surgery on the same joint. The first was Dec 99 to try to "save" the joint. Next was Dec. 00, when I had a titanium joint put in. ... (11 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. ... (4 replies)
Fusion of Big Toe
Oct 31, 2009
... My toe saga started in 1999 with a bad bunion surgery actually 2 bunion surgeries by a Podiatrist leaving me with a toe that stuck up in the air and arthritis. I finally had funion which included bone graft, plate, and screws. ... (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)
... Beyond having limits on wearing heels, does having your big toe fused bother you in your daily life? ... (4 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)




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