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... I was in a hard cast for about 10 weeks, and a "cam walker" for another 10 or so. It was awful. I was on crutches for a full 3 months. I still haven't gained full function of my toes back either. Recently.. and I can only explain this as a miracle.. ... (7 replies)
... weeks post op on a bone graft from my hip and fusion of the big toe. Yesterday I was wearing what had previously been some pretty comfy shoes, but maybe with a little too much pressure on the end and top of my big toe. ... (2 replies)
Having surgery #3
Jan 30, 2004
... I am having my big toe fused in about a month. From what I understand, then length of time in the cast is based on several factors. It depends on the bones themselves, are they of good quality and how much "metal" they used during the procedure to hold the toe in place while it grows new bone mass. ... (8 replies)

... s always something to get in the wayof surgery, if you let it. The longer you wait, the worse the foot will get. I had a mid foot arthrodesis 5 weeks ago. The graft sight was from my ankle. I also had a bunion on my big toe fixed, and an ugly toe nail removed. I am 57 yr. old. ... (74 replies)
... I can't believe you are doing so much on your foot! no doubt it would hurt after the amount of activity your doing but gee you have come a long way. ... (155 replies)
Fusion Buddies
Jul 30, 2006
... was boating. I was nervous getting into the boat but thankfully the heel worked. I've been using my heel the whole time as a steadying position and not walking on the heel. ... (34 replies)
Screw removal
Mar 16, 2005
... but he put a pin in to hold the big toe down and that did not work so then I just had surgery again on Jan 7th. ... (53 replies)
Fusion Problems
Dec 10, 2004
... I am curious how long it took other people for the pain to subside once they went to shoes. I had the toe fused with a bone graft from my ankle. ... (3 replies)
... I will try to go back on restricted duty beginning in Jan. After 6 months they would consider me permanently disabled. With 34 years on this job I know they will try to find work for me, but I would loose the overtime, etc. ... (15 replies)
... Tenderfoot, I'm going to say this again...a BIG THANK YOU for starting this thread. It is so reassuring to know that we aren't alone. I'm actually starting to feel a bit better thanks to you all! ... (45 replies)
4 Weeks Post Op
Jun 26, 2008
... cuniform anthrodesis and a kidner procedure. Basically they cut my heel bone to create an arch in my foot, inserted a bone graft to hold the arch in place, shaved down my navicular bone because it was protruding outward and cleaned out some torn posterior tibial tendons. ... (20 replies)
3" High Heels
Oct 1, 2005
... big toe joint. 8 months later I got an implant to help and it didn't "seat properly". Now I am 10 weeks post op on a bone graft from my hip and a big toe fusion so I will not only never wear anything higher than 1" but can not hike or mountain bike or do marathons or.....to the extent I used to. ... (11 replies)
Screw removal
Mar 14, 2005
... I am glad that someone started this thread. I have three "permanent" screws and a plate in my big toe. I had a fusion with a bone graft in Feb. 04. I was told that the earliest they could come out was after 1 year. ... (53 replies)
... if you look on wikipedia for "medial cuneiform bone", under "Additional images", click the one titled "Bones of the right foot. Dorsal surface. ... (10 replies)
... I was in my mid 40's then and my research afterwards says that it is usually performed on somebody elderly. ... (5 replies)
... put in a portable shower head with a 5' hose so I will be able to sit on a stool in the tub with my foot sticking out. I wished I had that set up the last 2 surgeries and am glad he put it in for this one. ... (119 replies)
... I just wanted to give an update on how my progress is going. ... (1 replies)
... Hello everyone. I had a bunionectomy in 1998 and it has been a nightmare ever since. The podiatrist said I had a bone tumor and did a bone graft. I have swelling all the way up to my knee to this day. ... (2 replies)
Out of surgery!!!
Jun 12, 2006
... I think my doctor told me I was NWB for 8 weeks is because I have a bone graft as well (the Keller procedure in Nov 05 shortened my big toe). I have plate and screws and a pin sticking out. At first before the surgery on my pre-op visit he told me PWB for 4 weeks with a walker.......then when he talked to a doctor in the city the doctor told him 8 weeks NWB is typical with... (32 replies)
... and 2 screws on my heel. I was on surgical splint for 2 weeks, hard cast for 4 weeks, and air boot for 6 weeks. ... (4 replies)


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