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... So in fusing that joint he fixed both problems in foot. Originally I was also going to get metatarsal arthrodesis in big toe, the fusion fixed that too! ... (11 replies)
... OP never responded to her post so wonder what happened. I am 6 weeks post op. Great toe fusion with three hammer toes fused and metatarsals shortened. ... (6 replies)
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... op recovery time, for example fusion. ... (3 replies)
... So, here is my story..... On December 19, 2006 I had a MTP fusion of the big toe because of a severe bunion. My recovery went really well.....I did not experience much pain, I kept my foot up all the time so there really wasn't any swelling, and the toe looked great! ... (0 replies)
... I am here to help you through your recovery and am happy to answer and and all questions you have and send you a hug when needed. ... (4 replies)
... ther a joint replacement. Both options were appropriate and and I could see the benefits of each. Both surgeons felt either option was OK. I finally picked the fusion due to my age and recovery time even though I would lose some functionality that the replacement would have given me. ... (2 replies)
... You mentioned that your surgeon doesn't seem overly confident. Is he not overly confident that it will fix the problem? I'd be really hesitant is he's not even sure it will really help. (3 replies)
... I was diagnosed with a hyperflexible big toe via a weight bearing scan. Two years ago now, my surgeon fused the first and second metatarsals and removed a mild bunion in the hopes that this would sort out pain and swelling in that area. ... (3 replies)
... Hello! First they put you in a splint that has cast-like features, with lots of padding to allow for swelling and some fiberglass material on each side to keep the foot in non-motion and for protection of your foot. You can google a Jones compression cast for an example. After 10-15 days, they will remove the splint, check for swelling, and most likely remove the stitches... (3 replies)
... That surgeon assured me at every appointment this past year that the fusion was successful. Yet, in April, the pain began to worsen. I finally went for a second opinion, and this orthopedic surgeon told me that the joint did NOT fuse!! ... (3 replies)
... ure but it's weird not being able to bend my toes and it does limit some activities. I should have my other one done but not sure I could stand to go through the recovery again. Its going to have to hurt a whole lot more for me to do it. I wll keep all my medical equipment just in case. ... (11 replies)
... All pre-op items are checked off the list. I'm feeling much better having all those appointments behind me. Talked to the nurse at the doctors office yesterday and everything was approved on their end and on track for Thursday. So I'm down to 2 days. I've been working on getting the house in order to make life easier on DH- Now I'm just ready to get this show on the road... (11 replies)
... urgery. I guess I'm afraid if I try another route it still won't fix it and it will delay healing. I've read a lot about this procedure and realize it's a huge recovery time. ... (11 replies)
... ek ago and he said my bunions are moderate and I also have a foot disorder called metatarsus adductus. Since I have this deformity he has recommended the Big toe fusion and removal of my bunions. He said with all the other surgeries it wouldnt work and I would be back years later getting another surgery. ... (6 replies)
... was by far the most painful surgery I've ever had and I just had spinal fusion on my neck 2 wks ago. So far the neck surgery hasn't been nearly as bad as the bunions. ... (4 replies)
... Marie, I second the suggestion to consult an orthopedic surgeon. This sounds like a great deal of foot-rearranging. I had toe fusion/2 hammertoes done a few months ago, but no shortening of the metatarsals, which I am guessing creates the need for a long recovery? That would be my question -- which part takes so long to heal? I was only one-footed for 4 weeks, and was... (5 replies)
... I'm going to have bunion surgery on what my podiatrist says is a severe bunion. It doesn't hurt that much, but he says my middle toe may break. ... (1 replies)
... degeneration, and that typically at that point a fusion would be performed. With that said, do you think I was unwise in my decision? ... (13 replies)
... Hello all, i am new to this message board and this is my first posting. I am having fusion bunion surgery and am wondering if anyone else has has it and their experience that went along with the surgery. ... (1 replies)


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