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... 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)
... more weeks of PWB and wearing the boot. I felt a little like I was abandoned on a street corner! ... (120 replies)
Bone Stimulator
Mar 15, 2009
... fusion of the big toe on my left foot. I did not have graft, I have only two screws to hold bones together. ... (14 replies)

... hi brenda, i had big toe fusion a little over 2 years ago. i did find from these boards a lot of the fusions are done differently. i had a bone graft from my heel and i was in a hard cast for 11 weeks. i then went to a rocker boot for 4 weeks. after a few days of recovery there really was no pain. ... (9 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)
Immobile toe
Nov 25, 2015
... There are many ways the bunion surgery can be done, depends on you angle. The type of a surgery that was performed was not right. As of now you have a short first metatarsal. ... (4 replies)
... I had both big toes fused in May 2007 and the left one failed so I had to have it done again with a bone graft. ... (1 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)
... 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)
... 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)
... st op...on Weds it will be 6 was. I'm doing great! I had everything done that you described you needed to have. And a bunionectomy too. I have 2 screws in my big toe and an "anchor" to hold tendons tight that were very floppy I guess..,like cooked spaghetti noodles. ... (24 replies)
... one on the outside of my ankle and one on the top of my foot around 1 inch behind my big toe. ... (120 replies)
... to build up the bone as they have already put a plate and pins in and took it out (4 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)
Fusion of Big Toe
Apr 16, 2009
... Wow that's rough having a graft too. Is that in place of screws? ... (162 replies)
... Any suggestions on where to search? ... (5 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)
... I am also sitting at home with my foot up and ice. I had 2 ligaments reconstructed, 2 tendons repaired, a bunion removed and several bone spurs removed near the big toe as well. I was wondering what a really reasonable time would be before returning to work. ... (14 replies)
... of my big toe, the one furthest from your foot. ... (99 replies)
... and the big toes realigned and held in place with internal wires. ... (1 replies)


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