... y found the right doctor with the right diagnosis. I am now almost 10 weeks into my recovery for my surgery that included subtalar fusion, talonavicular fusion, navicular cuneiform fusion. ... (0 replies)
... I've had the gastroc recession, navic cuneiform fusion, talonavicular fusion, and a subtalar fusion. The gastroc recession will cause some pain post surg, but most of your pain will come from the fusions. ... (11 replies)
I wonder if anybody else has had problems following this surgery.
When I came out of cast 12 weeks I have always had pain over the 5th Metatrsal. After being in air cast and having numerous insoles made I still had the pain.
I have since fractured the 5th Met x 2 and fractured the 3rd met once in the last 10months therefore I have not had much time out of a walking... (0 replies)
... Sorry to hear about your terrible injuries. I have had three fusions (talonavicular, calcaneal cuboid, and cuneiform navicular) of my right foot. It began about 12 years ago with a fracture/sprain. Even though the recovery is long, I had good results in terms of pain relief. However, I did develop arthritis as a result of the first two fusions.... I also gave up a lot of... (8 replies)
... Like you I will probably need a talonavicular or navicular cuneiform joint fusion or both. I have been made aware that I would lose some motion in my foot. ... (21 replies)
... I shattered my navicular about two weeks ago, and when I made an appointment with my ortho doctor who has done my ankle and my knee in the past he said, "us ortho guys stop at the ankle," and he referred me to a orthopedic podiatrist. Turns out the bone was broken into abou 5-6 pieces but was not displaced enough to to sugery. He said since im younger it is likely that it... (5 replies)
... Fun times. Finally, almost 2 weeks later I was sent to a major trauma center and had the ORIF done by one of the top docs around. He was great even sent me for fusion referal before I needed it, just to make sure they could do it. The downfall there, he didn't treat my pain I was having. ... (5 replies)
... who just said "it takes a long time for a fusion to heal. It looks like you are on the right path. ... (5 replies)
... cuneiform joints two and a half years ago. I underwent ORIF to have it placed, but a lil over a year later had it fused. The fusion didn't take leading to yet another fusion with bone graft 9 months later. ... (5 replies)
... It gets confusing with all these joints! In 2002, I had a midfoot fusion of the talonavicular and calcanealcuboid joints. ... (5 replies)
... navicular cuneiform fusion on December 5th, and am looking to talk to some people who have had a similar surgery. ... (8 replies)
... navicular cuneiform fusion on December 5th, and would love to talk to someone who has had a similar surgery. ... (3 replies)
... navicular cuneiform fusion on December 5th, and am in desperate need of some support right now.. ... (1 replies)
... eal osteotomy. The surgery was successful for about a year, and then, I also felt like my foot was collapsing. My surgeon did a talonavicular and calcealcuboid fusion to solve the instability. ... (8 replies)
... navicular joints. I had it in 2005 for arthritis related to a previous fusion of the midfoot. I think I had a very unusual outcome, because my joints did not fuse completely. ... (17 replies)
... Hi all, from what I'm seeing here there are different degrees of mid foot fusion. I left a reply to CHRIS1973 about mine then started reading the others. Mine involves the navicular, talonavicular and the 1st, 2nd and 3rd cuneiform. I broke it in a fall rock climbing in 82 and it wasn't until Dec. 84 until the Navy decided to fix it. I have tried every kind of pain killer... (21 replies)
... Hey Deb:
It sounds like things are going very well! Congratulations! What was the date of your surgery again? I'm sorry, but I get into this board less frequently than I'd like -- which means I retain less of the details so I'm sorry to ask again. The weather is nice here in Michigan and I've actually been working out in my yard. It's taking FOREVER since I can't walk... (246 replies)
... I used a DPM who specializes in foot/ankle pain and surguries. He's a member of the American College of Foot & Ankle Surgeons (FACFAS), and I'm very happy so far with what he did.
Since you're a nurse, you're probably aware that tendons take a very long time to heal. The osteotomy/tendon transfer surgery has a long recovery period, and my doctor has told me that it may... (21 replies)
... cuneiform joint fusion isn't necessarily a common procedure. Just in my particular case, my forefoot was very unstable and that joint was totally skewed the wrong way. ... (246 replies)
... i have had a MID foot fusion done, they fused the navicular to the medial cuneiform. ... (0 replies)