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Foot surgey
Mar 31, 2005
... Welcome to the boards! You are in the right place... goes...So you had the bunion removed 4 years ago then had problems and had surgery in Jan? ... (3 replies)
... walks or hikes, which are an important part of my life. ... (102 replies)
Scared of surgery
Mar 23, 2005
... I dont mind if you ask questions or the long message...If I had to go through all this at least I can try to encourage someone else who is facing the same thing. Let me see if i can answer all your questions... ... (11 replies)

Scared of surgery
Mar 23, 2005
... Do you know why they take the sesmoids out? ... (11 replies)
Scared of surgery
Mar 23, 2005
... My first MTP is totally frozen and my big toe is about 40 degrees of the ground. The sesmoids are also locked in place. The infection is gone, but the joint is ruined and the sesmoids are very painful. I finally decided to have the fusion surgery in order to get my foot as functional as possible. ... (11 replies)
... They fused the joint below the toe nail. It did not help at all.They also removed the sesamoid bone and lengthened a tendon.This was done to try and get my toe to stay down.It was and still is sticking up which made my sesamoid bone pound on the ground when I walked causing it to become very inflammed and swollen. ... (102 replies)
... My fusion was a necessity because following a bunionectomy my big toe dislocated and tore all the cartilege with it. ... (102 replies)
... Gait" is the way you walk, if it is good, no PT, if it is off, they do a "gait analysis" and can suggest exercises to correct it. ... (6 replies)
... The fusion is doing great, I am back to most of my normal activities and wearing shoes of my choice with a limitation to heel height. ... (4 replies)
... You mentioned a bone spur on your right foot, is that in the joint of the big toe? ... (1 replies)
Bunion scar...
Mar 21, 2004
... I'm not sure what the optimum time is to start or whether you can "wait too long." My doctor recommended the massage just after the incisions healed closed. But I think it's better late than never. I'd be interested in other people's opinions who have been using massage. ... (9 replies)
... I had my big toe fused last year, and am running just fine. I am not a distance runner, but play competitive tennis, so I was very concerned about having the surgery done. ... (6 replies)
... I done a lot of research into toe fusion before my surgery and from what i saw it is usually done to patients with arthritis to eleviate pain. it is not a type of bunion surgery and is only used as a salvage surgery if a tendon transfer or further bunion surgery can not be performed. ... (12 replies)
... Just a question about what a toe fusion is. Does this have to be done when bunion surgery fails or is it a type of bunion surgery? ... (12 replies)
... Have you lost weight from not eating a lot? LOL! That would be a plus for me... (7 replies)
... Good question. I had the same concerns, since I am an avid runner and tennis player. ... (7 replies)
Fusion-Big Toe
Nov 10, 2003
... The big toe on my right foot is dislocated, the indirect result of bunion surgery. Anyway, today I was told that the Dr. is recommending fusion toplace the big toe back and keep it in place. The Dr. would remove the screws from my bunionectomy and put pins in place to fuse the toe. ... (13 replies)
... I had bunion surgery Dec '02, on my right foot, which was performed incorrectly. ... (13 replies)
... Hi, I iinitially started having pain around arch area but mostly around the tibial tendon up to my calf. Arch started to collapse , we tried everything conservative treatment. ... (11 replies)
... been through. Not having adequate pain management is just horrible and although my doctor is doing well with that with me, I have been there before with another surgery and it was awful so I can imagine how it must be with this huge surgery and the additional flat foot procedure. ... (4 replies)

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