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... I have one of the best doctors in Central Texas. I think he agonizes more on the outcome of the first surgery than I do. I'm 63 and have been a very active person all my life. I'm not sure what happened. ... (162 replies)
... ctober. Bone came off my hip and was inserted into the first MTPJ, then a plate and 9 screws attached to hold it all together. The first joint at the tip of my toe was left alone, my doc told me that joint still needs that little bit of movement to be able to walk, but the MTP joint is all fused up now, 4 months post op. ... (10 replies)
... I can't help with the cost issue but if the cheilectomy doesn't work you may need the fusion down the road anyway. So if you can only afford to do this once the fusion may be the ticket. ... (10 replies)

... I am in Florida, USA. Absolutely need either a chilectomey or a fusion of the 1st metatarsal. Bad arthritis at that joint AND at the joint in mid of the toe. I am paying for this out of my own pocket and would love to have a ball park figure for the surgery. ... (10 replies)
... I know I've seen a thread about this before, but I can't find it. I had my big toe fused in September and it is feeling great for the most part. ... (3 replies)
... Don't know why you are assuming the worst here. I had a huge halo of chips on my xrays and my cheilectomy came out great. This is also called runner's toe so as a serious runner you should have heard of it. Very common. They drilled holes in what cartiledge was left in mine and it has reaelly promoted growth. ... (10 replies)
... off. The thing that amazed me is I had never heard of this problem. ... (10 replies)
... Not sure of the cost, but I do know that if you are paying cash, it's important to ask for price quotes (and discounts) in advance. You do not want to pay the "book rate." (10 replies)
... months ago. Big toe is curved up and slight inward, seems to make 2nd joint bear more weightnow. So now, my second MTP joint is having severe pain. ... (1 replies)
... I will soon be seeking treatment to correct hallux rigidus on my right big toe. I will not seek fusion as a option since I need to wear heels as part of my profession. I am hopeful a total joint replacement will not be needed but only the removal of the bone fragments ect. ... (6 replies)
... when I started running. I did notice the occasional right big toe pain prior to 2009, but nothing to this magnitude. ... (13 replies)
... cysts in the bone. Contributing issues are that I have a long first metatarsal and my joint is elevated. Much of the pain also comes from my sesamoids. ... (3 replies)
... dislocation and said it was just a sprain. I had to wait 8 days to get into the Orthopedics office because they thought it was just a sprain. The bottom of my foot had an enormous bruise on my arch by the next day. The bruising was also on the sides of my foot. ... (4 replies)
... Hi vlc, I had my big toe joint fused in October, and I do know about pain in that area. ... (4 replies)
... Hi , my hubby is scheduled for tarsal tunnel surgery and a chileictomy on his big toe of his right foot. ... (1 replies)
... At one point I was so mad that I asked him to call me Dr. XXX, and I never ever use my title outside of work. He looked at my chart, said I wasn't a "real" doctor since I'm not an md and then called me dearie again. I refused to pay my copay when I left. ... (37 replies)
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... cost lotions. Each one of us seems to have our special favorite. ... (9 replies)


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