... 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)
... I had the same thing happen to me but it was in my middle toe. It was a "smart toe implant" that broke. I was experiencing a bruise like pain 9 months after hammertoe surgery and knew something was wrong. Sure enough it had broken. ... (2 replies)
... I had mine removed a year after successful fusion surgery due to screws impinging on nerves.It was quick and very easy. One pain pill that night and no more. ... (2 replies)
... Hi! I had a fusion on my big toe in October. At 6 weeks, there was no sign of fusion yet. I just went back to the doctor recently and found out I have broken my hardware. I have a CT scan scheduled to see if there's any bone growth now. ... (2 replies)
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... Yeah, broken heels suck! ... (7 replies)
... I would be very careful with a broken toe. There are some things that can be doe. ... (3 replies)
... g time.. but i still went to volleyball practice and ran on it or else i wouldn't have been able to play in the big game. well now its about 3 weeks later and my toe is still a tiny bit swelled but also i have a large bump on the inside of my toe. and it is kinda sore when i bend it and i can't bend it all the way. ... (4 replies)
... My appointment is on Tuesday, and I'm also dealing with the possibility of a broken toe in the boot. I walked into something last Saturday and it hurt like hell. ... (10 replies)
... Am also trying to keep muscle up as my muscle loss was a problem before the last surgery as I can loose my muscle so quickly but am limited with teh amount of time I can do things sometimes I push it till each step I take hurts. ... (14 replies)
... like brace while delaying my surgery and one day I slipped on ice going in to work and sprained the other ankle. ... (14 replies)
... Best wishes hope your broken toe heals soon! ... (14 replies)
... 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)
... Good I hope. I was in a walking boot for a long time after my surgery. Do you think that would have anything to do with my numbness or nerve problem in the one toe of mine? ... (14 replies)
... I do, the toe next to my little toe sometimes keeps me awake at night with stapping pain. I know the nerves are really messed up. ... (14 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)
... You have bad pain in the ball of your foot? Then my guess is you did damage the flexor tendon, the cord that curls your toes inward.
Get it seen as soon as possible. If it's fully torn, you need surgery, and the sooner the better. If it's only partially torn, the doctor might put you in a special shoe or boot so you can walk without aggravating in.
Or my guess could... (8 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)