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... wonderful experience, and the toe is indeed useless as far as movement is concerned. Often called a 'floppy toe' though mine does not flop but points upward and is rather rigid. ... (7 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)
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Fusion of Big Toe
Apr 24, 2009
... First, I was treated for infection, including very painful needle biopsy and six weeks of antibiotics. Blood tests show no more infection, but inflammation and pain persist. ... (162 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)
... After spending hours reading about bunion surgeries gone haywire, I finally got registered so that I could post. I've been a lurker for several weeks. ... (29 replies)
... displaced fracture. Sometime I worry it will make extra bone grow too much on top of the hardware. Did you saw you surgeon thought infection risk goes up with more scar tissue? ... (3 replies)
... I have read much and not posted on this board in a very long time. Thanks for all your stories and advice. ... (3 replies)
Fusion Revision?
Oct 25, 2010
... After my treating os tried diagnosing me with a stress fracture in my heel and casting me for 6 weeks didn't work. Steroid injections didn't work. Orthotics didn't work, so I went for a second opinion. ... (15 replies)
... edic. I'm sure they're both good. I jus went to a podiatrist because they are foot doctors and I was sick of normal doctors sayin you're fine here's some padding for your shoe! I've heard both good and bad on both so I'm sure it depends on who feels right and knows what they're doing. ... (55 replies)
... It's good to see other people with similar things happening. I don't know where my initial post was but in a nutshell I had pain in my big toe joint for the last year and a half. It started there and I got to a point where I was limping around, it got slightly better but never fully. ... (55 replies)
... I meant to respond earlier but I got kind of busy. Even though much of my life has revolved and evolved around my feet for the past few years, I still have a life, lol! ... (3 replies)
... did not indicate that enough bone healing had occured so I started using the bone growth stimulator last week. ... (4 replies)
... using a cane or a walker. I can't do normal heel to toe walking but this is a step up from putting weight on my heel only while using crutches. I bought the cutest cane I could find at the medical supply store! ... (22 replies)
... Mine is not just a tad bit shorter. It is over a centimeter shorter. According to all three podiatrists I have seen many people have a shortened big toe after a bunionectomy but ususally they are nonsymptomatic. ... (3 replies)

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