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... to this message board but have been overviewing everyone's posts for weeks. I wanted to start a thread completely dedicted to hammertoes for everyone interested in information on surgery. ... (16 replies)
... I had my big toe fused on August 10, 2004. That makes it 4 months for me. I struggled with Hallux Rigidus for at least 7 years. The pain and limitations were affecting my life. ... (6 replies)
... to do housework, shopping and since its my left foot am able to drive, doc has me keep my foot wrapped and i wear the black velcro shoe thingy, and yes all three bones are healing slowly, the second one is the worst. I have great ROM on my big toe, the 2 and 3 were fused , i have movement but limited. ... (2 replies)

... about 10 months ago, and the big toe was fused but is still swollen. Will it go down ever? ... (4 replies)
... Hi Pam. Yes, it appears thatI'm doing well. I have been having some pain yet, probably normal. Still have swelling in the foot. One toe has a little more feeling in it but still not back to normal. ... (193 replies)
Hammer Toe Post-Op
Nov 20, 2016
... yeah, I had several screws in mine but had to have all that removed this year. ... (5 replies)
... Hi Keri! I wonder if your first two surgeries did not work as well as you hoped because in part you did too much too soon before they were fully healed. ... (24 replies)
... Congratulations on having your bones fuse successfully! That's the first step. Which bones did you have fused? ... (10 replies)
... So if you cut that in half and use most of your good foot, then you can gradually increase the weight as tolerated. If it hurts too much, rest, elevate and ice. ... (8 replies)
... My doctor is a DPM, not an orthopedist. Should that make a difference in the diagnosis? ... (3 replies)
... The same Podiatrist performed a second graft operation, this time harvesting the bone from my heal. He placed the graft in a metal brace type of hardware 'floating' between the open gap in my metatarsal. It was supposed to grow into the metatarsal and fuse. ... (14 replies)
... I am concerned and wondering about the bone stimulator. Something sounds fishy. If your surgeon says you can't see the fusion in the xray, he's only telling part of the truth. Xrays do show fusion, as long as the hardware is not in the way of the xray views. ... (14 replies)
... getting back to normal. Nearly every day now I do things without thinking too much about it, but I still get sore fairly quickly and am still regaining strength in my legs. It's amazing how quickly the body can lose muscle tone and strength when not active. ... (6 replies)
... rays showed that my bones had healed. I was told I could start walking with m boot on. I start PT in earnest this week. I have lost so much strength in my legs that makes walking even harder. The discomfort I am not having in my foot is worse than any I have suffered thus far... ... (6 replies)
... Oh! Forgot to mention. In Nov about 14 mos since my surgery, while in NYC for a HS reunion, my wife and I walked from Ground Zero, in lower Manhattan, to Macy's on 34 th which is about 2 miles. Couldn't have done that 5yrs ago. ... (12 replies)
... I agree with Loveoysters that your recovery will be faster and that you will have less damage to your ankle, calf, knee etc. Most likely you were born with flat feet and not likely that you acquired it 5 yrs ago unless you experienced a high fall which you certainly would have remembered. ... (12 replies)
... years ago I had PTT in my right foot, I had it surgically repaired. I thought that would solve my problem. ... (4 replies)
... I recently, as in last September 2012, had a subtalar fusion done on my right ankle when the lower joint of my ankle developed arthritis in it from a previous surgery where my talus bone was also fused together after an auto accident in 2010. ... (0 replies)
... e other half is 8 mins on bicycle, 22 mins doing foot exercises. I think the key to my success so far is that my doctor had me completely NWB for 10 weeks so my bones fused well. ... (4 replies)
Subtalar Fusion
Sep 14, 2012
... I had fusion surgery back in April of this year. I had the subtalar fusion as well as a talonavicular fusion with achilles tendon lengthening. ... (2 replies)


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