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... is it possible you had more injuries from the toe incident and you are just finding this out now? ... (4 replies)
... disease and she has been in a boot since January 20111. The doctors cannot figure out hat is wrong with her big toe. I searched the internet and found and read your post and was wondering if you ever found out what was wrong with yours? ... (2 replies)
... worse and more frequent. By July of this year, I had had enough of the increasing pain, and new xrays and the very limited range of motion remaining in my right big toe indicated fusion surgery was necessary. ... (12 replies)

... I have a broken ankle and had the cast removed last Wednesday and now I have this "boot" that goes from my toes to almost my knee. ... (2 replies)
Fusion of Big Toe
Apr 15, 2009
... so will soon be 4 weeks into it. I have 2 screws and quite mobile as long as I wear my air cast and keep my foot up religiously. My pod doc said after every 15 min. to put the foot up to reduce swelling...this will increase healing time. I was told 8 wks. ... (162 replies)
... It's been 3 weeks and one day since my big toe fusion. How long should I expect to be in this awful cast? ... (10 replies)
... I also had a Lapidus procedure back in Oct for a severe bunion. The joints in my big toe were not broken but the joint in the first metatarsul closest to my ankle was removed and the joint fused. ... (6 replies)
... Day 2 cast free and I'm coping a bit better. I had to go out last night for a few hours so I wore the aircast. ... (5 replies)
... I broke my 5th metatarsal about 10 weeks ago, no big deal i thought it's a fairly common injury. ... (1 replies)
... Has anyone experienced a "broken capsule" at the base of the big toe and the next largest toe that needed surgery? ... (0 replies)
... e Foot and Ankle Center in Grand Rapids, MI. He does surgeries 3 days a week. Overly qualified from everything I've read about him. Very nice Dr. He said the toe fusion is the best way to go. I'm just dreading another surgery. Then will have to be in a cast for 2 months then a surgical boot for another 6 weeks. ... (8 replies)
... janesfoot, from what i understand from reading a 5th metatarsal fracture is one of the worst fractures you can have. you have to be in a cast much longer than for any other foot fracture. it is because it is out the outside of the foot. ... (22 replies)
... Broken bones do fully heal eventually. You should be able to find information on the fracture healing process. Basically, a blood clot forms, then you get a big thing called a callous that forms around the break, which is bony tissue. ... (1 replies)
... to check and see if I had broken the osteotomy, as I was in SOOoo much pain!! ... (18 replies)
... so I'm sure that will eventually go away. I think I"ll call my doc on Monday, as I've never had the completely numb toe like this, with either of my previous foot surgeries. ... (18 replies)
... t of my car on my crutches and, as I was dragging my casted leg behind me and trying to shut the door, I SLAMMED the door on my foot! I managed to even crack the cast and the doctor says the accident rebroke the healing bones and managed to break my big toe! ... (1 replies)
... Also what kind of hardware did your Dr. use to hold the fusion in place. Depending on the situation, a fusion will not always require a cast and is used as an extra protective measure. I never had a cast with my fusion where as I believe JDM did. It may depend on the Dr.'s preference. ... (5 replies)
... rays looked exactly the same, big old piece still broken off. We asked about it. He said there was nothing to be done and basically suck it up and start wearing a shoe. ... (5 replies)
... I also had a pretty bad bunion repaired. I needed a joint replacement under my big toe but the doctor said its not necessary and that this surgery would take care of that issue. ... (4 replies)
AirBoot Tip
May 31, 2013
... Well here I am finally, week 10 from big toe fusion. Short cast is off and fitted with a air boot for 4 more weeks then in a trainer. Can't tell you the feeling of freedom I felt being able to walk again after weeks of NWB. ... (0 replies)




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