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... r my continued pain in my RT. foot. I knew in my heart the news would be bad and it was ....He couldn't scope my ankle because the joint is destroyed....bone on bone .....crunches when i move it and each day more painful. ... (0 replies)
... I had a pin put threw my 2nd toe that was about 5 inches long, some bone removed from my second toe, a plate and 2 screws put in and also some repair work on the bottom of my foot to fix the ligaments. ... (0 replies)
... The doc told me that the internal dissolvable pin is made out of a material that will dissolve into the bone within 7 months. I'm assuming it's fairly new because I'd never heard of them before either. ... (11 replies)

... Because, I had IV sedation for the external pin removal, I just told him to remove the internal screws. ... (4 replies)
... re was a little tug when it came out and there was a drop of blood. He told me not to get my foot wet for 2 days because the hole went all the way down into the bone and just to let it heal. ... (4 replies)
... s board and so I have been reading through all the different posts. I just had to make a comment on this particular subject because of my unusual experience with pin removal. I had bunion correction surgery 7 weeks ago and had 2 pins in the top of my foot for 2 weeks. ... (9 replies)
... s the pins were removed, which didn't hurt at all but afterwards i felt some pain when I walked on it, not excruciating or anything, but maybe like stress on the bone operated on. The pain went away after a few days and I was feeling great, finally becoming normal again! ... (0 replies)
... well I had my 6 week check today for buionectomy with bone fusion. ... (10 replies)
Pin Removal
Sep 24, 2006
... I was surprised when my doctor said he was going to take both pins out. He said they were basically there to serve as a stint until the bone healed and after that they serve no function. They are left in as long as they don't bother you. ... (7 replies)
... I had pins removed 2 weeks ago from 3 hammertoe repairs, and just like Joll, I did not feel a thing. I was scared to death that it would be painful. I had accidentally kicked my sofa when the pins were still in, and I thought I was going to die from the pain!!! I didn't feel anything at all when my doctor pulled the pins out. It was almost too easy. They were ready to come... (11 replies)
... Hi there, I have had several foot surgeries.A couple with pins and I know how you are feeling.Even though it looks gross the Dr said if you were to hit it or stub it that it would not hurt.That amazes me but I guess you have no feeling inside your bone?So anyway when they were removed all he did was pull them out. Not really much pain just pressure.This is just my... (11 replies)
... my doc said today that NOT putting weight on bone causes it to become brittle! ... (3 replies)
... quite a bit. The resident kept accidentally unsnapping the hemastats and it would send shock waves down to the bone. YOUCH! THen on the big toe he jerked the pin out towards the end and cut my skin! I am just so happy they came out....he did say they felt a little snug for three weeks. ... (4 replies)
... ecause my son has MRSA.He is 15 years old. He has had 17 surgeries to fight infection in his ear. He just has surgery on Thursday. They had to remove his mastoid bone and an implant that they put in to bring back his hearing. ... (9 replies)
... rgery. He said he would do this at the end of the next week.My toe hurts all of the time, he says it is because the toe is being pulled up.I also had part of the bone removed and boy o boy is it ever funky looking. ... (9 replies)
... Yes, I have had a pin removed from a hammertoe too early as well. I had bunion surgery and hammertoe correction on my left foot in May. ... (9 replies)
... Hope the pin removal is a pain free as possible! ... (11 replies)
... I had a car accident in 2010. I broke my talus bone and they had to put in two pins so the talus would heal. By 2012 I was in such agony. ... (13 replies)
... angle, and placed the bones a bit off kilter, fixed with a pin. The result is regrowth that is a somewhat flexible union. My doctor said this would prevent the bone splaying out again. Weird, but it worked great. I have also read that bone union in the fifth metatarsal is a slow process, and sometimes not successful. ... (4 replies)
... and he recommends a 5 toe amputation on my left foot vs, the more invasive bone graft in my big toe. ... (5 replies)


Associated Tags: bone graft, bunion, bunion surgery recovery, bunionectomy recovery, external fixators, lapidus, mrsa, resection, staph infection

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