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... I had a bone stimulator with bunion surgery. ... (4 replies)
Bone Stimulator
Feb 15, 2006
... I just received a bone stimulator for my second bunion surgery. It like an electrical stimulation thingy but its so slight you can't feel it. Its suppose to encourage the bone to heal faster. ... (3 replies)
... nion of the 1st metatarsal and the straightening of my toe was over corrected. So his solution is to repair the nonunion 1st metatarsal, possible tendon transfer for hallux varus. This will likely include "wright medical 3. ... (14 replies)

... and showed him my CT Scan results. 'Dr. S' said the bone clearly never healed and likely will not. ... (14 replies)
... things are going well for you and I am very happy to hear that the bone stimulator is working. ... (240 replies)
... I am doing very well. I have been quiet on my own thread, I don't see the doc for another month. Been doing some housework, started in on the treadmill this week, my ankle is still sore and tired, but coming around. ... (240 replies)
... More complicated than what you describe for you. ... (5 replies)
... I had bunion surgery 15 years ago. Never went to pt. They don't even do the surgery that I had anymore. I had no screws or pins but the bone was cut completely and shoved over causing a great deal of shortening. I was only nwb for a few days and then had a walking cast for 4 weeks. ... (32 replies)
... podiatrist recommended it. The doctor said it would improve stability and that the procedure was very simple and free of any major complications. 3 months after surgery I was given the okay to walk and start therapy for the foot. ... (5 replies)
... a list of everything I've heard here and get all the answers.I haven't had time since the appt to research everything.Like the bone stimulator and using my own bone.Great idea! ... (19 replies)
... My bone growth stimulator is also made by EBI. I started using mine in September for an earlier surgery and then I used the same one for my surgery in February. ... (16 replies)
... I have read a lot of your previous postings and I know you have had one heck of a time with your foot surgeries as well. I didn't realize that you also used a bone growth stimulator. ... (16 replies)
... y, if you let it. The longer you wait, the worse the foot will get. I had a mid foot arthrodesis 5 weeks ago. The graft sight was from my ankle. I also had a bunion on my big toe fixed, and an ugly toe nail removed. I am 57 yr. old. I have done really well with the help of my family. ... (74 replies)
Fusion of Big Toe
Oct 30, 2009
... I have two thoughts on the POD vs. Ortho. I had bunion surgery about 15 years ago by an Ortho who shaved too much bone off the left foot which resulted in the pronation of the big toe causing the problems I'm having now. ... (162 replies)
... I was incouraged to use the bone stimulator. ... (13 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)
... I meant to get back to you sooner. I am not wearing a splint this time but I did with my 1st set of bunion surgeries. What I had was more like the Bort bunion regulator but you have a Darco splint, right? ... (17 replies)
... rays, then she may order a bone growth stimulator. She said insurance will not cover a bone growth stimulator until it has been 12 weeks. I think they are extremely expensive. I am trying to remain positive. ... (22 replies)
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... I want to get my two cents in for waiting. I'm one of the "bunionectomy gone bad" stories. I had four surgeries within 12 months on the same bunion. First the screw didn't stay in place. ... (16 replies)

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