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... I'm sorry I have not been on much but have been trying to keep busy.I hope everyone is doing better these days. I see some of the oldies but goodies are still here... ... (6 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 had the surgery almost 20 months ago. I had broken my navicular bone so there were many fusions. One of the grafts was reabsobed. The big toe joint had been destroyed and thus was fused.The foot looks more normal but is not pain free. I am able to get up and down on the floor. ... (7 replies)

... So glad you're on the other side, I appreciated your surgery story soooo much. I read every detail, I love your sense of humor. ... (119 replies)
I'm new! Help!
Mar 17, 2005
... lifespan, I might have to have it replaced several times because they only last a certain number of years. I know nothing about this so I guess I was just going on his advice. When I had the joint surgery I was at a point I was willing to give it a try just in case it did help even after he offered me no guarantees. ... (20 replies)
I'm new! Help!
Mar 16, 2005
... Hi! You have stumbled on to a great place for advice. I felt as though I was reading my story when I read your post. I will give you the quick note version of my saga. ... (20 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)
Screw removal
Mar 15, 2005
... I had my bone graft because I had had two previous surgeries on the joint in my big toe. The first was to "save" the joint, which did not work. The second was a titanium joint implant. With both of those surgeries the big toe was shorter. ... (53 replies)
Screw removal
Mar 15, 2005
... Can I ask you why you had a bone graft? ... (53 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)
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 just wanted to give an update on how my progress is going. ... (1 replies)
... The answer to your question "do all doctors apply cast for a big toe fusion? ... (5 replies)
... I am about to have toe fusion with a bone graft from my hip. ... (3 replies)
... I just wanted to give a quick update. I am six weeks post op today of fusion of big toe with a bone graft from my hip. My big excitement is that I was fianlly able to lay on my side where the bone graft was taken from. Yeah! ... (3 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)
... 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)
... Hi Gretchen, Thanks for your response. I read your earlier message, wow! sounds like you had a bad time too. I can't believe your doctor let you put weight on it that soon. My Dr. ... (15 replies)
... and the big toes realigned and held in place with internal wires. ... (1 replies)
... jump. I can't until 6 months. That will be in July. Also, my PT had me doing walking on an incline on the treadmill, she didn't like that and had me stop it. ... (28 replies)

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