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... Hey, I was thinking later, why did they fuse your toe to correct a bunion? ... (4 replies)
... f November and this time it was with the implant, and the recovery was remarkable, Yes there was pain with the first few weeks, but its like January now and I am in shoes, I am walking and no pain finally after all these years with it woohoo. ... (8 replies)
... If you are not seeing a sports med ortho who is Foot and Ankle Board certified, you need to find one. Your hallux limitus issue is a common sports injury alternately known as turf toe, tennis toe or runner's toe. ... (27 replies)

... op. I just do not believe that is good medical treatment. The treatment and the problems you seem to have in getting appts. in England make me happier than ever to say God Bless the USA. But, my prayers are with you and the troubles you are having. Feet can be bummers, can't they. ... (240 replies)
Scared of surgery
Mar 23, 2005
... screwed up and cut a tendon.So since then I have had 2 surgeries to try and correct the problems that Im experiencing.My last surgery was on Jan. 7th and they actually had to remove one of the sesamoids.Fuse the joint in the toe itself,do tendon repair and realign the toe. ... (11 replies)
... They fused the joint below the toe nail. It did not help at all.They also removed the sesamoid bone and lengthened a tendon.This was done to try and get my toe to stay down.It was and still is sticking up which made my sesamoid bone pound on the ground when I walked causing it to become very inflammed and swollen. ... (102 replies)
... I'm new to this chat board stuff but have picked up all sorts of useful information by reading your comments over the past few weeks. ... (5 replies)
... dropped on my foot from about 15ft in the air. I had steal toe boots on it and made the toe part bend into the joint. they took xrays and didnt see anything, but after a few years the pain got worse and worse and finally a spec saw that it caused some issues. ... (8 replies)
... I just have had bone fusion of my big toe on both feet. I had arthritis that had eaten up the cartlidge and the bone was rubbing together causing severe pain. ... (10 replies)
... I hope it's okay to take a kind of poll on how those of you who had surgery for a problem similair to mine fared after surgery. About four years ago my right toe which always had a small bunion turned into a big bunion. The big toe then begin to move over toward the second toe. ... (14 replies)
... When they did your hammertoe surgery did they remove part of the joint? ... (9 replies)
Fusion-Big Toe
Nov 11, 2003
... because Fusing is an option many take but it also gives you less mobility of the joint, Just a thought, I have done a lot of research on this issue and when you fuse the joint your joint will stay in place where in an implant you like I said will have more mobility. ... (13 replies)
... I am sorry to hear about your foot problems. ... (2 replies)
Keller vs. Fusion
Oct 12, 2003
... under Hallux Limitus for lots of info on your problem. There are many of us who have posted on the dilemma of how to treat big toe arthritis. A gal name Sue has had good luck with fusion, which is heartening news given all the negative outcomes we see on this whole list for foot surgery. ... (3 replies)
... it sounds a little weird. i am glad you got a second opinion and I pray that it will work out for you this time. I have heard that even if it doesn't fuse with the "permanent" hardware that many people can still walk afterwords, because the hardware holds everything in place. ... (11 replies)
... Hi Liz, Lapidus is when the bunion is removed and a portion of the first toe bone is removed to straighten out the foot. ... (11 replies)
... that is sooooo important...look at poor Perrin......you seem to be doing everything right from all your post. I didnt have a bunion when all this started... ... (17 replies)
... computer problems but it looks like I will be able to post tonight. I think my operating system is sick and needs to be totally reloaded but I don't know how to do that and will have to wait until my husband has time to help me. ... (13 replies)




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