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... I am only 41 and have terrible foot pain and limited mobility. I had bunion surgery in 2010 but had terrible scaring issues and have had 2 since surgeries to remove scar tissue, which haven't helped but made it worse. ... (4 replies)
... I had bunion surgery and it didn't take. Cartlidge is pretty much gone. Walking with pain... Anything new out there for a joint replacement. My doctor wants to do a fusion. I cannot find anything positive on a raplacement joints for the big toe. ... (25 replies)
... The "stuff" on top of the joint is bone build up from loss of cartilege in the joint. As the two pieces of the toe rub together it pushes bone to the top and forms that bump. ... (13 replies)

... of the cartilage was damaged due to the pressure of the bunion over the years, and he also found arthritis. ... (5 replies)
... Hi...this is the first time that I am posting. I just had a bunionectomy last week. I went into surgery thinking that I was going to have a joint replacement done and all I remember hearing was that they sent the wrong one. Then I was out of it. ... (0 replies)
... I also had a pretty bad bunion repaired. I needed a joint replacement under my big toe but the doctor said its not necessary and that this surgery would take care of that issue. ... (4 replies)
... Ankle Board certified. One wanted to do a big toe fusion, the other a joint replacement. Both options were appropriate and and I could see the benefits of each. Both surgeons felt either option was OK. ... (2 replies)
... esn't think he can get too much more "correction" than what I have now. My foot is worse now than prior to surgery, it is so frustrating. My next option is total joint replacement but he's hesitant to do that because I'm young. I'm stuck and not sure best route. ... (6 replies)
... Never, I say never use a podiatrist. I am covered by VA insurance but for a toe issue they only allow you a podiatrist, hence out of my pocket for a Ortho (19 replies)
... I went to this Doctor for a bunion surgery on my right great toe. When I awoke my foot was in a cast and he said the toe joint was to far gone to repair and went with the fusion. ... (19 replies)
... the right foot works, but the left great toe is a mess! I had a 2nd surgery by an ortho. who didn't really correct the problem, but said my joint was "botched up" by the podiatrist. I now need to have either a fusion or a joint replacement. ... (19 replies)
... fter you asked him to do the same surgery, he did something that was "new and improved" and now you are having problems. I, too, need to have either a fusion or joint replacement on my left great toe. I had a bunionectomy 4 years ago that went bad and I have had problems ever since. ... (19 replies)
... hammertoe surgery 3 years ago. It was complicated by joint damage and bone loss in the 2nd toe. My big toe was made too short and there was tendon damage after the bunion surgery. ... (9 replies)
... I would love to know who your doctor is as I live in the same county as you but I don't think we can say that here. I had bunion surgery on Oct 18th by a podiatrist in West Nyack and he also told me I had a lot of arthritis. ... (5 replies)
... sorry to hear about you foot. I hope other people see if anyone mentions joint replacement for hallux rigidus- run the other way. (12 replies)
... op and he said that I need another surgery. He was supposed to do a joint replacement surgery to fix the bunion problem...that's what I concented to...instead...he did bunion surgery. It turns out that they ordered the wrong part for the joint replacement surgery. So... ... (12 replies)
... Shelley, how discouraging thinking that you are going to have a joint replacement and then come out of the OR with the bunion surgery! I sure hope this works for you! So happy to hear you got your sneaker on! ... (37 replies)
... joint replacement 5 years ago. ... (0 replies)
... As for a joint replacement, they aren't that well developed yet for this joint. I've looked at it but really feel I will go straight to the fusion. ... (27 replies)
... At first, my podiatrist thought my left foot was rejecting one of the deep sutures in the joint capsule, but since nothing ever worked its way out, he's since rejected that theory. Unfortunately, there's no replacement explanation. ... (4 replies)


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