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... eloped arthritis in an adjacent joint after the fusion. In 2005, I had the navicular cuneiform fusion. It did not heal so my surgeon redid the operation with a bone graft and I used a bone stimulator. Happily, my foot healed very well that time. ... (8 replies)
... later when it still was hurting i went in for another x ray, and my doctor said that my bones were resorbing, or kind of dissolving. I then started going on the bone stimulator to try to get the bones to start healing and regrowing kind of. ... (18 replies)
... How long did you use the bone stimulator? ... (18 replies)

... n. I am only allowed to weight bear a little each day, I get tired of not being able to do what I want when I want, I know you can relate. I also have to use a bone stimulator machine twice a day. ... (21 replies)
... rays show that the bones aren't fusing yet. Dr. ordered a bone growth stimulator in the beginning of Nov., but after refusal from ins. co, peer to peer mtg. with Dr. and ins. co. ... (34 replies)
... removal of one of the plates due to a broken screw then another placement of a plate on the same side again with a wedge cut out of my bone to try and straighten my leg which had a severe deformation curve, a screw removed from the front of my ankle, a spur removed from that area. ... (2 replies)
... The bone stimulator is awesome. It is manufactured by a company called Biomet and the model is called the OrthoPak. ... (10 replies)
... I had to adjust my screws on my fixator on week two over a seven day period. Those screws look like hydraulic struts. Are you wearing a bone stimulator? ... (10 replies)
... The doctor said I need to get a bone stimulator asap, prior to the surgery. ... (13 replies)
... and used a bone stimulator over an hour a day religiously. ... (0 replies)
... and used a bone stimulator over an hour a day religiously. ... (0 replies)
... Just wondering what others experiences have been with this type of surgery and if this sounds like I am still recovering normally as doc says? ... (3 replies)
... There is a member floating around here from time to time who had a bone graft from her hip. If you search the board you can find some of her early comments. She had her surgery in early 2004 and she has been doing very well. ... (119 replies)
... a criticism in any way but you seem to be doing everything I was told not to. Ibuprofen, excessive weight bearing etc. Based on what my doctors have said and the experiences of others who have posted here and elsewhere about OATS recovery, you are pushing if not exceeding the limits of recovery. ... (52 replies)
... My problem is the bone has not fused enough. I used a bone growth stimulator for about 11 months and the fusion was only a little better than when I began. ... (3 replies)
... Thanks for sharing your experiences and knowledge. Are you a DR or PA.? ... (31 replies)

Associated Tags: ankle fusion, ankle problem, ankle surgery, osteoarthiritis, osteotomy, subtalar joint fracture

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