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... I had a bone stimulator with bunion surgery. ... (4 replies)
... My wife recently was prescribed with an electromagnetic bone stimulator to help heal a stress fracture in her foot. Problem is, it appears that this has made her bunion worse. Her doctor suggested this could be a side effect. Has anybody else had this experience? ... (4 replies)
Bone Stimulator
Feb 15, 2006
... I just received a bone stimulator for my second bunion surgery. It like an electrical stimulation thingy but its so slight you can't feel it. Its suppose to encourage the bone to heal faster. ... (3 replies)

... Okay, went today to get Dr. C's version of CT Scan results. As already expected, there was no union of the 1st metatarsal and the straightening of my toe was over corrected. So his solution is to repair the nonunion 1st metatarsal, possible tendon transfer for hallux varus. This will likely include "wright medical 3.0 cingulated screws and snap-off screws, TPS, Mini Carv"... (14 replies)
... and showed him my CT Scan results. 'Dr. S' said the bone clearly never healed and likely will not. ... (14 replies)
... and he said its not healed, from what my foot doc says its not worse but its not better well on a day that my foot was not swollen i felt around the shaft of the bone area by my scar and feel a little round bump that moves a bit. Its tender in that area too. ... (1 replies)
... things are going well for you and I am very happy to hear that the bone stimulator is working. ... (240 replies)
... I am doing very well. I have been quiet on my own thread, I don't see the doc for another month. Been doing some housework, started in on the treadmill this week, my ankle is still sore and tired, but coming around. I have been using the bone stimulator every night for a 1/2 hour and overall, I couldn't be happier with my recovery. (240 replies)
Bone stimulators
Dec 22, 2007
... Hi, I had a bone graft on my metatarsal bone and it did not heal. So after 6 weeks, I was given a bone stimulator. The rep said that after 2 months I should see results. I was given an xray after 4 weeks, and it had almost healed. ... (8 replies)
... If your bone does not heal, you could ask for a bone stimulator device. I have not had experience with it, but I've read about it on this bulletin board and my doc says it is a good, painless option to help a bone to heal. ... (5 replies)
... I had bunion surgery 15 years ago. Never went to pt. They don't even do the surgery that I had anymore. I had no screws or pins but the bone was cut completely and shoved over causing a great deal of shortening. I was only nwb for a few days and then had a walking cast for 4 weeks. ... (32 replies)
... ray all I am told is to wait longer, use a bone stimulator, and come back for a checkup in another couple of months. ... (5 replies)
... y, if you let it. The longer you wait, the worse the foot will get. I had a mid foot arthrodesis 5 weeks ago. The graft sight was from my ankle. I also had a bunion on my big toe fixed, and an ugly toe nail removed. I am 57 yr. old. I have done really well with the help of my family. ... (74 replies)
... I had a mid foot arthrodesis on Nov. 23rd. The bone for the graph was taken from the medial side of my anke. I also had a very crooked big toe that caused the bone to protrude like a bunion. That too was repaired. ... (3 replies)
Fusion of Big Toe
Oct 30, 2009
... I have two thoughts on the POD vs. Ortho. I had bunion surgery about 15 years ago by an Ortho who shaved too much bone off the left foot which resulted in the pronation of the big toe causing the problems I'm having now. ... (162 replies)
... I was incouraged to use the bone stimulator. ... (13 replies)
Foot not Healing
Nov 7, 2007
... I had a bunion removed and one of my bones broken in my foot in order for a graft to be inserted to straighten the bone. ... (5 replies)
... a list of everything I've heard here and get all the answers.I haven't had time since the appt to research everything.Like the bone stimulator and using my own bone.Great idea! ... (19 replies)
... Had bunion surgery end of July and am still having problems with the swelling. ... (3 replies)
... There is a member floating around here from time to time who had a bone graft from her hip. If you search the board you can find some of her early comments. She had her surgery in early 2004 and she has been doing very well. ... (119 replies)

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