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Fusion of Big Toe
Apr 15, 2009
... ile 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. in the air cast ... the hardest thing for me is NO DRIVING!! ... (162 replies)
... hi eko, sorry to hear about the fracture especially on the fused toe. they make black velco surgical shoes, too! just kidding. i know a broken bone is ver painful and it takes so much time to heal. i would wait a bit longer to see how the healing is progressing. ... (1 replies)
Broken toe
Apr 24, 2013
... That's how my problems started....hoping it would heal and I'd be alright eventually. Though I dropped a can of veg out the cabinet onto the top of my big toe joint. I tried the taping etc. Over a years time it started to swell and limited my walking. ... (2 replies)

... rays clearly showed the break, which has since started to heal but not in a straight line. I also have bad bunion issues, which may have stressed out the other toe bones and added to the fracture happening in the first place. ... (0 replies)
... Thank you for the information, I have never broken anything on my body before. I did it on Thursday, and to make matters worse, my Dad had a pace maker operation the following day, but the care home took him. ... (5 replies)
... on the right foot two years ago at age 48. The bone below the toe was cut and a temporary pin was inserted. I thought the little toe side would heal quicker, but learned that it took longer because the blood circulation is less on the outside of the foot. ... (5 replies)
... c the top of my foot was hurting. my 2, 3, and 4th metatarsals were fractured due to the displacement of the big toe during surgery and healing. had to wear cast. But, do read up on 5th met. fx. I think you might have to take some extra time off. ... (22 replies)
... I don't know the exact name of the surgery....I had the bunion shave down and the big toe broken and realligned. The tendon was cut between the two toes. ... (21 replies)
... soft boot and heel walk around the house. This is the first week I've been without the crutches. My body says ice and elevate... I'd like to hear about other healing experiences post op. The wound is still healing. Just started getting it wet. My big toe is rather numb. I'm just starting range of motion. ... (7 replies)
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... Yeah, broken heels suck! ... (7 replies)
... How's it going for you by now? (2 replies)
... It's been a month, and my left calf muscle is horribly atrophied. Plus, though the foot looks a lot better, I can't lift or straighten my big toe. I have only the tiniest ability to move it in that direction. My doctor said to do some ROM exercises and I've been doing them. ... (2 replies)
... caused by the collapse of the foot structure in the arch. It seems A leads to B and so forth. I already had a doctor due to a broken bone in my other foot last summer. He is a Board Certified Podistrist in foot surgery and board certified in foot and ankle reconstruction. ... (6 replies)
... s normally a time thing, you also need to try and stay positive because your mind does help heal you. One thing I found that helped alot was meditation. ... (9 replies)
... Make sure your doctor works on both the big toe area and the small toe area. You will be so happy about it and it will greatly increase the room you have in shoes if he works on both sides. Do you trust the doctor you're seeing? ... (15 replies)
... I hope it helps you in your decision an helps you in your recovery. I'll add info from time to time. Feel free to comment or add anything if you wish. Everyone has a different experience but my only goal here is to share what I know. ... (0 replies)
... I had a very similar surgery like you. I'm 20 yrs old and I also had my bunion cut at the side with my big toes broken and realigned with a temporary screw. My surgery was done Oct. 2 and today marks my 6th week post. ... (14 replies)
Hardware Removal
Nov 1, 2009
... HI from Australia. I had my big toe fused a year ago. What a disaster. After a surgical infection I ended up with septacemia. The incision took months to heal. The fusion has now broken down. ... (4 replies)
... I met a young woman at PT who had a broken bone in her ankle.... When she 1st arrived to PT she had a sour puss on her face, never smiled but came in and did her work. ... (78 replies)


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