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... fused together. The other side of the bone graft, up against the toe, has less than one millimeter left to fuse together. ... (99 replies)
... ave gone well for you during surgery. I had the joint of the big toe fused together, and the toe takes a lot of stress when walking, and unfortunately I needed a bone graft off my hip to make up the missing space in the joint where the implant was, so I am recovering from that as well. ... (40 replies)
... up visit was going to entail. Quite possibly, your doctor either wasn't paying attention when you were in the office, or when you were on the phone, he didn't know who you were. ... (40 replies)

... dbgoalie......welcome to the board. Your years of frustration with the toe is understandable. Unless one goes through with the constant pain they can't understand. Wearing shoes and walking can be a challenge. ... (17 replies)
My toe fused
Sep 20, 2007
... st the implant, is starting to degenerate, which is giving too much space between the foot and the implant. As such, the implant is moving backwards but pulling on the toe at the same time, causing it to go up all the time at about a 15 degree angle. ... (15 replies)
... winded. I am a 37 year old man who tries to be as active as can be, although the pain level I experience on a daily basis prevents a lot of what I like to do. ... (17 replies)
... er living with the pain for a while, it got too unbearable. I went to see an OS. My first surgeries were with a podiatrist. In Feb 04, she did a fusion with a bone graft from my hip. The graft almost hurt worse that the foot. I couldn't sit or stand or change positons without help for a number of days. ... (17 replies)
... I was told by my podiatrist that he was not allowed to operate above the knee therefore his graft would have had to have been from the ankle. My ortho could take the bone from anywhere. My bone graft was from the hip. ... (10 replies)
... I haven't been on this board in a while but here is my story. I had my first surgery in Dec. 99 to try and save the joint in my big toe. That surgery failed and I had a titanium joint placed in my toe in Dec. 00. ... (9 replies)
... This second doctor says that part of my problem is likely a loose joint just below my big toe. He wants to fuse it. Also, he wants to realign my heel bone. ... (246 replies)
... ALIGNING MY BIG TOE! Second opinion Dr. said "why operate on big toe if it is not giving me any trouble. ... (246 replies)
Toe fusion saga
Apr 5, 2007
... Well Debbie, You had what I had for toe fusion then.......graft, plate and screws. ... (7 replies)
... Because I have had so much work on my foot, my expectations have always been kind of limited. All I wanted to do was get back on the elliptical and swim. ... (14 replies)
... There are a lot of people on here with issues BUT....there are a lot more people who have fusions without issues and why would they bother to post! You are early in the process.... ... (8 replies)
... he did a bone graft on the joint. ... (5 replies)
... I am 8 months big toe fusion and doing pretty well. I still have pain too but nothing like before. It isnt everyday and usually only if I have been on it alot or done alot of walking. I do best in sneakers.............I hate sneakers! Being a women I do miss cute shoes but at least I can walk! ... (9 replies)
... Just wanted to add my two cents. I had the bones scrapped. However, I was in a slightly different situation. Because of my previous surgeries, my big toe was already shorter. Therefore when I had the fusion, I had to have a bone graft. My dr. ... (102 replies)
... I understand your wife's not wanting to undergo the knife. I had two surgeries almost exactly a year apart. The second was a joint implant in the big toe. I knew within a few months that it did not work, however, I waited thress years before surgery. I had a fusion done Feb 04. ... (2 replies)
... I have a question regarding whether amputating my big toe is a viable treatment option and I've received different opinions from several doctors so I'm a little confused! ... (4 replies)
... Like you I had pronation problems and bone spurs in my big toe joint. It turns out that the bone spurs were the least of my problems although they bothered me the most for awhile...I ended up having surgery to reconstruct my foot 10 weeks ago. ... (27 replies)

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