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... Rays which were taken at The Hospital for Special Surgery by an Orthopedic Dr. who specializes in the foot and ankle. The Orthos recommendation was to have a bone fusion in the great toe using bone from below my knee. My Podiatrist concurred that bone fusion would be the final surgery. ... (1 replies)
... Went to Orthopaedic doctor in NYC for 2nd opinion. Dr. said bone never formed around implant. I'm now dealing with a loose implant and it is wearing down the bone in my toe. I was told that the best option was to remove the implant and have a bone fusion. ... (10 replies)
... along with basketball, cycling and hiking. In December of 2013 I had my first foot surgery. I was diagnosed at Kaiser with a bunion, and had a bunionectomy on my right foot. They cut a v shape and inserted several screws. After a few months I started to experience pain that was very similar to before the surgery. ... (2 replies)

... that it's highly unlikely because of the bone fusion. ... (18 replies)
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... Like Monsterbunion, I can only speak to one of the surgeries, tailor bunion, though I had a bunionectomy (no fusion) on the big toe side of the same foot at the same time. I had an osteotomy, cut through the bone, on both also with temporary pins. The big toe side healed faster than the tailor bunion side. I have come to learn that breaks on the fifth metatarsal can be... (4 replies)
... do feet so he referred me to the POD. He's well respected in the community, and quite frankly it was an Ortho who started it all back in the 90's. I had double bunionectomy by an ortho and she shaved too much bone off which led to the problems I'm having now. ... (85 replies)
... eral Drs that I need to have either a fusion, which is a permanent fix with a long recovery or a procedure which removes a portion of the joint and cleans up the bone spurs, etc. It is called a Keller Bunionectomy and this is what I have chosen to have. My surgery is scheduled for Mon. June 23rd.... ... (5 replies)
... On May 2, 2008 I had a bunionectomy and the first metatarsal bone fused on my left foot. I used this board to help prepare for what to expect, so now I am repaying the favor by posting my experience for others to read. ... (1 replies)
... e to have both feet done at once. I aksed my pod about that and in my situation he told me I couldn't because I wouldn't be able to walk at all. He had to do a bone fusion so I was totally NWB for 8 weeks. ... (42 replies)
... What kind of bunionectomy did you have? ... (7 replies)
... I had a bunionectomy and fusion surgery of the first metatarsal (becomes the big toe, further up the bone) one month ago, with screws inserted. The podiatrist has had me come in every two weeks to replace the cast and check my foot. I had two small spots where there was dead skin which he removed when I went in two weeks ago to have the first cast changed. He changed the... (2 replies)
... well I had my 6 week check today for buionectomy with bone fusion. ... (10 replies)
... progressing. Everyone is different but for me the most pain was when I started pwb and weight bearing. I underestimated that and thought when they told me the bone and fusion was healed and I started walking then the pain would be almost gone but that was the most difficult time I had. ... (15 replies)
... These docs have LOTS of experience in the procedures for this condition. You pobably need to have the toes fused at this point as their is nothing to do to add bone to get them back working and you've probaly lost too much cartilege anyway. They fuse it at an angle so that you can walk properly and even wear a low heel. ... (21 replies)
... Hello, this is my first post after having read some threads about bunion surgery here. I'm 36 and have had a bunion problem on my left foot for years, but this past summer, after some intense hiking and when I found I couldn't wear running shoes without some pain, I decided now was the time for surgery. I was given two options, the more common Austin (go straight to boot) or... (2 replies)
... My BIG QUESTION is has anyone had this fusion done and what are your results. I'm terrified! But I'm also tired of living in pain, daily! I'm an active 48 year old and this is ruining my life. ... (0 replies)
... A person that does not walk will have very weak and thin bone structure. The natural forces of walking can stimulate bone growth. It is a thin line to walk when dealing with surgery however. Since the bone and ligaments were cut to get a fusion, it is an unstable area. ... (2 replies)
... week, etc. I've been diagnosed with HL and saw one POD who recommended a fusion but could not wrap my head around the lack of motion and recovery time so decided to look further. ... (37 replies)
... The dr said a sure way to know the fusion is 100% is pain. Because now the pins are no longer helpful and just irritants in the bone. He confirmed it with xrays. If there were openings he'd get me in tomorrow but they are jam packed. So I go back to the surgery center next Wed. to get the pins and stitches out and have the tendon shortening done. He said after that, that in... (149 replies)

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