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... I, too, would love to know what to expect for a toe fusion surgery. I am only 32 yrs old and have stage 4 arthritis of the MTP joint. ... (9 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)
... I had an MTP fusion with a bone graft from my hip, hospitalized overnight then NWB 6 weeks. ... (14 replies)

... This is just my opinion, I believe that there is a greater failure rate with pins then with screws. When my toe was fused I fully expected to wake up with a plate and screws, but during the procedure the two bones fitted so tight together and just "popped" in place, my Dr. ... (22 replies)
... Wiel osteotomy on 2nd metatarsal with another pin there, and bunionectomy with 4th pin at toe end of 1st metatarsal, as well as arthritis clean up at that joint, on Nov. ... (10 replies)
Fusion great toe
Nov 16, 2009
... Me too! It snowed here last night and that has made my life more interesting. I out a plastic bag over my foot and Birkenstock and that proved to be the wrong thing to do. I am going to try to put the plastic bag over my foot, and then put the sandal on. I thought I might be able to get my foot into my boot. Not. Ah, snow will be fun this year. :dizzy: (6 replies)
Fusion great toe
Nov 16, 2009
... Hi Northwind, Along with the bunionectomy I had a bunch of stuff done to the hind foot so I will be non-weight bearing until the 12/7 appointment. I hope we both fuse well! (6 replies)
... months for the fusion to form a union. ... (2 replies)
Feb 1, 2009
... union". I'm really afraid of the outcome, since the first fusion was such a disaster. The problem with foot surgery, and a bunionectomy was my first surgery about 15 years ago, you never know the outcome because of different circumstances. How much bone do you shave? ... (7 replies)
... it is not very flexible at this point. I was not too happy with my first PT, so I am trying a new one soon. How is yours healing? ... (9 replies)
... and had a lapidus along with a TMT fusion so it sounds like you and I are in a similar place. ... (39 replies)
... I have had all my toes straightened and pinned and have also had bunionectomies on both great toes. I had a repeat bunionectomy on my left foot and have also had both great toes fused. ... (6 replies)
... On May 2, 2008 I had a bunionectomy and the first metatarsal bone fused on my left foot. ... (1 replies)
... If it's out there, I want to hear about it. I want to talk to patients who've had this specific procedure of Lapidus fusion with external hardware fixation. I need referrals to doctors who offer it, preferably in Washington State. The one doctor from the studies is in California. ... (0 replies)
... I'm going to have to come up with something more creative for mine! ... (18 replies)
... I had a cast for 6 weeks for a lapidus bunionectomy, and 7 days post-op, I developed contact dermatitis which they put a cast over, which I had to get taken off after several days because the dermatitis turned into blisters (I shouldn't be telling you this), and I didn't want any more casts, but the surgeon said I had to have a cast because non-fusion would have been a... (8 replies)
... After a double bunionectomy/hammertoe surgery, I was NWB for only two weeks (and even then I was okay'd to walk very short distances in my surgical sandals-- like to go to the bathroom), but when I did start walking, my doctor said to stop when it hurt. That point changed every day/week-- I think I went from one block to four blocks during Weeks 4 to 8; after that I progressed... (16 replies)
... rays show successful midfoot fusion. I've been wondering about people's experiences with weightbearing after bunionectomy. It is just really hard for me to believe I can bear weight on my foot after all the trauma its been through. Is it painful? ... (16 replies)
... eally think that the first rule that should never be broken is....Don't have surgery unless it is painful!! There are, I'm sure, a lot of people who would agree with me. There are so many different surgeries for bunions that you could never possibly imagine!! ... (10 replies)
... I was totally non weight bearing for 5 weeks and used an exogen bone stimulator on my foot and on the graft site of my hip. The fusion is solid. ... (13 replies)

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