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... sorry to hear about your revision. ... (3 replies)
... union and the metal plate is broken as well, so no real choice there. My surgeon said she's going to put something in the site to stimulate bone growth and we will use a bone growth stimulator earlier on this time. Anything I should know about this surgery or watch out for? ... (3 replies)
... Hi! I had a fusion on my big toe in October. At 6 weeks, there was no sign of fusion yet. I just went back to the doctor recently and found out I have broken my hardware. I have a CT scan scheduled to see if there's any bone growth now. ... (2 replies)

... The condition tends to get worse. Just before the surgery, I couldn't take any walks. Even a 10 min. walk was a problem. ... (14 replies)
Fusion of Big Toe
Jul 23, 2010
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Fusion of Big Toe
Jul 20, 2010
... I had my big toe fused using cadaver bone in Oct of '09. At the same time I had other work done on the hind foot. You can check past posts if you like, it is all there. ... (162 replies)
Fusion of Big Toe
Feb 21, 2010
... months in a walking boot, day and night, keeping my foot up as much as possible, and non weight bearing until the boot came off. At 2 months I was given the okay to walk on my foot without toeing off and at 3 months okay to toe off and walk barefoot on the beach. ... (162 replies)
Fusion of Big Toe
Oct 30, 2009
... I'm going in next Friday to have a nerve removed from the 2nd toe. My big toe did not fuse properly but I'm having more pain with the nerve in the 2nd toe than the big toe. I just finished playing 9 holes of golf with my husband and had no pain in the big toe. I usually have night nerve pain. ... (162 replies)
... Yes, I am very happy with my decision to have gone ahead with the fusion. It has been 18 weeks since the surgery and I am walking well. ... (162 replies)
Fusion of Big Toe
Apr 20, 2009
... op and eveything seems to be ok. The dr said there is some union, but still have a ways to go. ... (162 replies)
Fusion of Big Toe
Apr 16, 2009
... You asked if the graft was in place of screws. Yes and a plate. The reason for the graft is that i had surgery on this foot 2 years ago that left my toe shorter than it was, that was a bad deal and i was never pain free. ... (162 replies)
... I have one of the best doctors in Central Texas. I think he agonizes more on the outcome of the first surgery than I do. I'm 63 and have been a very active person all my life. I'm not sure what happened. ... (162 replies)
... I had big toe fusion last May 9th. Unfortunately my toe did not union and I'm going in again in May to have the surgery done again. I'm pretty bummed out about the whole procedure. ... (162 replies)
... from reading these boards everyone seems to have had a different kind of recovery. i was nwb with a hard cast and used crutches to get around. i had the cast for 8 weeks and then i went ito a walking boot. i could not wait until the cast came off. ... (5 replies)
... get the air bag to put over your foot for bathing. i used crutches and a rolling chair to get around. ... (5 replies)
... Thank you for your advice. I have another question about baths and showers. That seems like it would be a hard thing to do for the first 2 weeks. How did you get around in house and such? ... (5 replies)
... I had a big toe fusion almost 3 weeks ago. No pain at all as I recover, however being nonweight bearing is driving me crazy!! ... (5 replies)
... my recovery was 12 weeks. a lot of books, tv and friends to visit. ... (5 replies)
... niftyfifty love the name I am now 7 weeks post op toe fusion I am also on my feet all day for work and the doc has written me out for 3 1/2 months!! am going a little crazy as it is my right foot so no driving for at least another 3 weeks (10 weeks post op hopefully I can wear a regular shoe) have someone take you to the library and take out lots of books and dvd good luck (5 replies)
... I had posted last week of my surgery of on big toe on July 11. My question is what kind of preparations can I do now? ... (5 replies)




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