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... I'm scheduled for a talonavicular fusion in about 2 months. I've look at the older posts and they have helped quite a bit. Just wondering if there is any other advice? ... (0 replies)
... like everyone else who's been through a Lis Franc fracture, it is a difficult surgery with a long and difficult recovery. I got through it and thought everything was okay. ... (0 replies)
... A person that does not walk will have very weak and thin bone structure. The natural forces of walking can stimulate bone growth. It is a thin line to walk when dealing with surgery however. Since the bone and ligaments were cut to get a fusion, it is an unstable area. ... (2 replies)

... you should see about having them use the Wright Medical 1st MPJ fusion plate system. Also would recommend using a bone stimulator post op. ... (13 replies)
... nkle daily but have not been as good about this in the last couple of weeks as I should have been. My PT highly recommends doing so each evening. I was given a bone stimulator right after my initial surgery and I used it daily for almost three months. ... (16 replies)
... talar fusion surgery. ... (11 replies)
... So I just wanted to post my experience so far because this place was such a great help when i was doing research. ... (2 replies)
... Sorry to hear of your set back. It's very frustrating and disappointing I know. I had one joint fused. I am 18 weeks post PTT repair, Tendon transfer, calf lengthening and subtalar joint fusion. ... (1 replies)
... ave had a subtalar joint fusion, although for different reasons. I fell in 2000 and suffered a pilon fracture of my ankle and shortly after began suffering from post traumatic arthritis. ... (10 replies)
... scan. Turns out of the three bone fusions, one had healed partially, the others not at all and the bones and screws were basically clunking around together inside my foot. ... (7 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)
... he fact that they could not give me a block and I was loaded with morphine. I had a splint for 2 weeks and a hard cast for one month, and then a boot. Both of my bone grafts had trouble fusing, so I was non weight bearing until the middle of Feb this year. ... (59 replies)
... The POD also wants to do a hip bone fusion? ... (33 replies)
... union that the doc has been working on since march 21. This will be my third attempt and he is going to put a bone stimulator on at the time of surgery. I will let you know all I find out about it sometime this week. Keep your post going so I can find you. ... (7 replies)
... r 3 weeks, and then a removable cast for another 3 weeks. This was all NWB, and then I was allowed to walk with shoes as tolerated. Are you going to be given a bone stimulator? ... (3 replies)
... both feet. It sounds like you understand the complexity of the surgery and the recovery and that's a big step ! I had the second foot done a month after the frame was removed from the 1st foot. ... (29 replies)
... I had a 1st MTP fusion done at the beginning of May. I was nwb for 8 weeks. This was the 3rd attempt at fusing this joint. ... (10 replies)
... Thank you SO MUCH to all of my healthboards friends! The support we receive here with others going through similar stories is so comforting! I had my post op appointment and now have my cast on. All of the stitches were removed and apart from slight swelling and bruising things look GREAT! ... (10 replies)
... D I had my surgery a week ago. The doctor took a bone graft from my heel and placed it into the 1st mtp joint, then placed a plate and five screws! Wow! That must be some plate! ... (10 replies)
... bone stimulator until Nov or Dec. Post op I had a pain pump for 4 days. They put a catheter behind the knee with a hose that goes to a thing that looks like a cd player. ... (16 replies)


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