... did you end up the the Keller Procedure? ... (5 replies)
... Ffor waht it's worth, I've had 4 opinions on what to do about my Hallux Rigidus. All recemmend the Keller for me as I have very little cartilege. I am 65 but very active and try to power walk about 45 min. per day. ... (5 replies)
... You can read my posts from the Keller Procedure I had done on my big toe 11/05. I did not have success with the surgery because it shortened my toe greatly and it was floppy (that is what the Keller does). I was in my mid 40's then and my research afterwards says that it is usually performed on somebody elderly. Of course since I had problems walking with it because I had... (5 replies)
... I am going to have the Keller Procedure done Nov. 9th. Does anyone know how long the pins stay in? ... (5 replies)
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... surgery...do a search for Keller arthroplasty success stories... of course feel free to post here or PM me as well if you have any questions! ... (14 replies)
... Hi Gleegirl!
Wow - our experiences do sound very similar. I hope everything goes smoothly and easy for you tomorrow - are you working with a podiatrist or an orthopedic surgeon? I have a podiatrist. Keep posting on your progress - you will be my road map for my recovery:wave:I am so glad that I found this health board to use as part of my support system! (14 replies)
... I am 53 and scheduled for a keller procedure on the great toe tomorrow Jan 5th. ... (14 replies)
... I have a keller procedure planned in a few weeks and would love to hear about your progress! ... (17 replies)
... I have a keller procedure scheduled and would love to hear about your progress. ... (17 replies)
... d to look further. Saw another POD who has a better rep and is familiar with many procedures and was more willing to listen to my desires. He has recommended the Keller arthroplasty as I have little to no cartilage left, a fairly large dorsal bone spur and pain when walking. ... (37 replies)
... I'm so glad to hear you are happy with the surgery even with the stiffness. My doc is a sports medicine specialist so he assumes patients will be wanting to do active things with their new feet.
It couldn't hurt to get some PT. I imagine the stiffness will respond better the earlier you work on it. The frozen shoulder comparison may be right! My Doc said that the Keller is... (17 replies)
... At the end of the day, I am happy I had the surgery done and I would still have selected the Keller procedure. The horrible pain I had previously is completely gone. If I am left with a stiff toe, so be it. ... (17 replies)
... I am now 6 mos out from my Keller Bunionectomy. At this time I have very little pain but the toe is still somewhat swollen and it is shorter. ... (17 replies)
... I'm recovering from a Keller at this moment, 5 days post op. I'd be interested in hearing about your extended recovery. I'm 56 and had been active. ... (17 replies)
... Hope I answered your question. I haven't decided if I'll see someone here or not. I wanted the Keller bunionectomy and no one wanted to do it down here. The Dr's I saw here wanted to insert an implant or do a joint fusion. ... (17 replies)
... I'm scheduled to have my first Keller Bunionectomy December 22. The 2nd one will be in February. ... (6 replies)
I have had 2 post surgical infections.
The first was osteomyelitis during an ankle fusion with an external fixator2 years ago. I went to the emergency room 3 times in excruciating pain before they figured out that it was infected. I had to have 2 debridements and was hospitalized for 3 weeks. I had a picc line and did the antibiotics for 8 weeks. The whole... (8 replies)
... weeks PO now after Keller Bunionectomy. At my visit yesterday, Dr. ... (17 replies)
... I had my Keller bunionectomy yeterday afternnon. So far all is going very well. No pin necessary. HOORAY! ... (2 replies)