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... p...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)
... Hello, this is my first post on your board after doing a good bit of reading on the forums concerning big toe surgeries. ... (3 replies)
... Hi Everyone!! I have been having some problems the last few days and have searched far and wide to find someone else in my "shoes" but have been unsuccessful, so I decided to come here. ... (0 replies)

... I contracted MRSA, and subsequently had 3 surgeries to clean the bone, and finally a screw removal. To say the least, I have been stuck with a mess for a result. Have waited for repair, I'm a single parent, and 6 months off work without pay is ALOT. ... (5 replies)
... I had my surgery 15 weeks ago. I went under thinking I was having the sesamoid out and woke up to find that they found a piece of bone in the joint and lots of dead cartilage. My surgeon decided to try a graft first but has not been very hopeful about the outcome because the damaged area is so big. ... (18 replies)
... I have both doctors. My ortho doesn't do feet so he referred me to the POD. He's well respected in the community, and quite frankly it was an Ortho who started it all back in the 90's. ... (85 replies)
... because of my history with the pod, i'm pretty convinced they have no business messing with bones. they should be set aside for the lesser invasive procedures. i think my orthopedic guy know his stuff. so with that said, are you sure you're visiting the right dr. ... (85 replies)
... Kelly can give you more details since she's had the fusion done and seems to be doing fine. I was scheduled to have it done in December but backed out because of fear of failure. ... (85 replies)
... I had the bone fusion with a graft from the hip bone. Actually when they went into the foot they found that they needed to do a more extensive graft thant they expected. ... (85 replies)
... Someone please give me some positive feedback on 1st met fusion with a graft from the hip procedure. My ortho surgeon said he does some special gel packing in the hip to alleviate pain. I will be having surgery on my right foot as soon as i heal from a cheilectomy done on my left foot last wed. Jan 7. ... (85 replies)
... Hey, well all is pretty much ready for my friday surgery. I will have a left great toe bunionectomy and fusion of great toe. two hammertoes on left foot and tailors bunionectomy and one hammer toe on the right. I also need a bone graft on the great right toe but am waiting to do that in Sept. ... (15 replies)
... before I left to go see the doctor. Hate to keep harping over last year's experience but I am just so amazed and thankful right now. ... (11 replies)
... this time the doctor used a bone graft from my hip. If anyone ever wants to know if the donor site is more painful, the answer is a resounding YES! ... (9 replies)
... I had my first great toe fusion two years ago because of severe arthritis after two bunion surgeries. ... (9 replies)
... Long story but I'll make it as short as I can. Po cut to much of the bone and positioned implant wrong....after a year it failed. I didn't know where to turn, so made appointment at Mayo. ... (15 replies)
... I too was very apprehensive before getting right toe fused. Bottom line.....just do it. Mine has been very successful and I should've done it long ago. ... (162 replies)
... Boy have you come to the right place. ... (2 replies)
Fusion of Big Toe
Apr 20, 2009
... Just thought i'd tell you i got the thumbs up from my doc today to start applying 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. ... (162 replies)
Fusion of Big Toe
Apr 20, 2009
... Try extra strength tylenol, this really helped me when i quit the hard core pain killers. ... (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)


Associated Tags: bone graft, bunion, mrsa, resection, staph infection

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