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Toe fusion
Mar 2, 2010
... f a cheilectomy and a fusion. He suggested that cheilectomy might not work well, and that if it did, it would likely only last for a year or so. He recommended a fusion as my best option. I was very freaked by this, since I thought there would be a choice in the middle. ... (3 replies)
... op from having my big toe fused. I had the surgery on Oct 28, 2009. It has been a pretty smooth process. I can walk and stand for long periods of time now. ... (21 replies)
... I had my first great toe fusion two years ago because of severe arthritis after two bunion surgeries. ... (9 replies)

... I did not have a bone infection. ... (36 replies)
... I think you are refering to me. I had a fusion in Feb. About three months after surgery, I woke up with what I thought was an infected ingrown toenail. I saw my surgeon immediately and she gave me an oral antibiotic. ... (3 replies)
... I had my toe fused on October 28, 2009. I had tried orthotics with added support to that joint, and had also had a steroid injection. The injection helped for a few months. ... (4 replies)
... I had a fusion of my big toe on October 28, 2009. As I approach my first anniversary, I am happy with the results. My joint was severely damaged. ... (4 replies)
Fusion of Big Toe
Feb 22, 2010
... Hi 53home, my foot is doing very well. The surgery went well, and I spent two weeks at home. I went back to work after two weeks, because I have a job where I can sit. I also had a stool that I took everywhere I went so I could put my foot up. ... (162 replies)
... I had my right big toe fused on Oct 28, 2009. It was a really hard decision to make. I got new orthotics the year before, and spent a ton of money on comfy shoes. ... (28 replies)
... op from a big toe fusion. At 12 days, it still hurt and throbbed to have my foot down. I kept it up as much as possible for about a month anyway. ... (6 replies)
... infection of my fusion with MRSA, months of antibiotics via IV infusion, failure of the fusion and removal of the hardware and some bone. I am electing not to do another fusion right now because my foot is what my doctor calls a "stable nonunion. ... (162 replies)
... The first was osteomyelitis during an ankle fusion with an external fixator2 years ago. I went to the emergency room 3 times in excruciating pain before they figured out that it was infected. ... (8 replies)
Big Toe Fusion
Jun 6, 2007
... I was scheduled to have this done tomorrow and canceled because I am getting around fairly well at this time. I have lost a lot of cartilege in my large toe and have some bone spurs as well. I am sure this feeling better thing is temporary at best. I am just so fearful of having surgery and making things worse. ... (10 replies)
... in my foot. so i had alot of problems..it took a year out of my life but after 3 surgeries and 6 weeks of I.V. antibiotics ..it was gone..my foot is not very pretty..i have a very short big toe..due to the bone loss from the infection. ... (22 replies)
... I had a bone fusion in my right big toe for hallux rigidus 4 days ago, 1st MTP. ... (23 replies)
Fusion Problems
Dec 14, 2004
... My doctor thinks I it is best to shave the bone some. It is hard and pronounced, sticking out. It is a very wierd feeling walking barefoot. ... (3 replies)
... but no pain. My advice. Even if it's broken, don't fix it unless it's painful. I don't know why my toe didn't fuse. I'm sorry you had all the problems you did, but unless you are having pain, I wouldn't have more surgery. I play golf at least 3 times a week. ... (162 replies)
... I am living in hope of one day being able to put on a shoe or more importantly pull on my fins and ride a few waves on my bodyboard. Last September I had my big toe fused because the pain was crippling. ... (162 replies)
... op infections. Five years later I've had 5 foot surgeries including a fusion of the first MTP. ... (0 replies)
... About a year after my surgery I was diagnosed with post traumatic arthritis which required a couple of scopes and a brace. ... (6 replies)




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