... Hi there!
sorry to hear about your revision. I have used a bone stimulator too for a non-displaced fracture. Sometime I worry it will make extra bone grow too much on top of the hardware. Did you saw you surgeon thought infection risk goes up with more scar tissue? or just infection risk goes up because its a revision? (3 replies)
... union and the metal plate is broken as well, so no real choice there. ... (3 replies)
... And it just coincidentally affects the toe I broke? ... (4 replies)
... is it possible you had more injuries from the toe incident and you are just finding this out now? ... (4 replies)
... ray it's all healed... any stiffness is normal, and even if I move my toe manually I wont do myself any damage. ... (0 replies)
... ray it's all healed... any stiffness is normal, and even if I move my toe manually I wont do myself any damage. ... (4 replies)
... hey there, thanks for the reply.
not needing to bend this toe is great, but doesnt fill me with confidence haha :(
right now it just feels like a 'click' when I try and bend it, like something is in the way.
great tip on warming the toe up in water - been struggling to do that in my current living situation, but I'll give it a try.
Still concerned that my ankle is... (4 replies)
... My problem is that on March 10, 2012 I slipped running up the steps and stubbed my left big toe and broke it. It was a break that ran up into the middle joint. ... (3 replies)
... Back in June I was playing basketball with some people I work with. I jumped up and when I came down, I landed on the very tip of my big toe on my right foot. ... (4 replies)
... My brother is currently wearing 2 air boots as he has broken both his heels. He is also experiencing toe pain, but he put it down to the fact he had surgery for a different accident years ago and had metal screws put in his big toe. ... (2 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)
... bone from my hip, but a lot of the posts on this board were not too positive about that procedure. So I decided, because of not really having much pain with the big toe, that I would not have another surgery until pain was unbearable. Little did I know that time would be coming sooner than I thought. ... (162 replies)
... I had fusion of the first and second toe to correct a hammertoe two years ago. I am now going to have more surgery on the 29th of July. My big toe did not union so I have been walking very lightly and having a lot of nerve pain. ... (162 replies)
... So over the last several months I have been developing increasing pain in my right big toe on the bottom lower pad. There is nothing visibly wrong with the toe, no callus or thickening skin. ... (2 replies)
... ray. I also had the same thoughts as your husband and some of the people who posted here saying there is nothing to be done with a broken toe. In hindsight, that was the absolute, single worst decision I have ever made in my life. ... (4 replies)
... but no pain. My advice. Even if it's broken, don't fix it unless it's painful. I don't know why my toe didn't fuse. I'm sorry you had all the problems you did, but unless you are having pain, I wouldn't have more surgery. I play golf at least 3 times a week. ... (162 replies)
... and the other one didn't. I had a pin in the 2nd toe, but only screws and plates in the big toe. ... (162 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)
... I had my right big toe fused on 03/20/09 - 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. in the air cast ... the hardest thing for me is NO DRIVING!! I had severe... (162 replies)