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... I would guess and only guess the burning sensation would be the bones fusing together? ... (82 replies)
... harp shooting pain through my toe that doesn't last long but it gets my attention. I wonder if that is a nerve shooting off or if it is something related to the bones fusing together? ... (85 replies)
... ray. He's discovered I've got osteoarthritis in my left food AND I have 3 bones fusing together all of their own accord. ... (3 replies)

... Hi everyone, Michael - welcome Sbrew is the only person I have met here who's OS used the external fixation. The procedure makes a lot of sense in preventing the bones from fusing together AND it reduces arthritis later on as the talus and heel bone can heel separately (if the Talus was damaged). The pain you are feeling with wbing is normal. It will subside... (7 replies)
... less than I was told I would have. I was blessed to find the orth doc I found. So many with this injury have limited range of motion but the fixator keeps our bones from fusing together. ... (7 replies)
Mid foot fusion
Aug 6, 2008
... Seven months ago my mother had an operation to straighten her foot as it had turned in on itself and she could barely walk due to arthritis. She had most of the bones broken and then reset and she was in a plaster cast for six weeks. ... (1 replies)
... My Dr. said it could be as little as 4 weeks after or as long as 8 weeks after, depending on how well the bones start fusing together. What was your initial diagnosis? ... (29 replies)
... eral podiatrists that I need to wear orthotics to alleviate my pain. Lately the pain has gotten so bad that my doc says that i'm developing arthritis due to the bones in my foot fusing together and tarsal tunnel syndrom because the tendons on the back of my calf or getting so tight. ... (7 replies)
... lutely. Wish I hadn't waited so long to have it done. Boo to non fusing bones, though. For the record, I did use a bone stimulator for 3 months, it didn't do much. ... (4 replies)
... Thanks for taking the time to respond. Yes - he did mention the term lisfranc injury. Not sure what to say about the shoes - I wore only my asics with arch supports for an entire month and it never went away. It doesn't hurt as much with the shoes - but it also never heals. The dr i am seeing is a board-certified podiatric surgeon specializing in sports medicine and... (3 replies)
... If you wait, it might get worse. If it becomes intolerable, fusing the foot bones together should relieve the pain. Still, you don't want to go through a fusion if it can be avoided. Does it help to wear stiff soled shoes with good arch support? ... (3 replies)
... eft was to have my ankle fused, in much the same way it had been my entire life, but in such a way that it wouldn't cause the stress and strain on the rest of my bones which was the cause of my original pain. So I underwent a subtalar fusion on the 14th Sept this year. ... (0 replies)
... and holding then repeating 20 times. Where my pelvis and femur broke my muscles are calcifying and there is nothing I can do, he said is he removes the bones I could lose mobility in my right side. ... (5 replies)
... I too suffered a Lis Franc fracture. I had fractured 3 bones and dislocated one. ... (4 replies)
Recovery question
Jul 18, 2010
... Triple arthrodesis means 3 different joints were fused together. Arthrodesis means fusing one bone into another, it is a treatment for severe arthritis. ... (1 replies)
... Just saw this post and am guessing by now you either did or didn't have the surgery. I'm curious on how it turned out as I had 1st, 2nd and 3rd metatarsal fusions-two of 'em as a matter of fact, in May and June of 09-and have NEVER come across anyone who has had this specific type of fusion. Hope all went well. (3 replies)
... Hi Bill, We're Similar - Fractured mine on 06/13 and had surgery 06/25/09: 8 screws and 1 plate. My problems are centered around the Achilles tendon. I'd like to stay in touch with you and compare notes. Geoff (165 replies)
... Hi Bill, I shattered my heel 7/18/09 and did not have any surgery, but i am having a lot of pain. I have arthritis in the ankle and had 2 shots that did not help, and for some reason the last few weeks my sneaker has gotten smaller, yes my foot has grown. Dr said the arch is breaking down. And now the heel is really bothering me. So the Dr. fitted me for a brace made of... (165 replies)
... had surgery two weeks later. 9 screws and metal plate.still giving me alot of pain. Next option taking screws and plate out or fusing bones together. ... (165 replies)
... ew surgeon was a bit as well until the CT fusion. He now says that the problem is arthritis between the 4th and 5th metatarsal and that cleaning up the joint and fusing just those bones together is the answer. ... (3 replies)

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