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... I'm looking for anyone who's had a fusion of the first metatarsal, how your recovery went, and if it was worth it. ... (5 replies)
... On May 2, 2008 I had a bunionectomy and the first metatarsal bone fused on my left foot. I used this board to help prepare for what to expect, so now I am repaying the favor by posting my experience for others to read. ... (1 replies)
... No, I had an evans osteotomy, posterior tibial tendon and spring ligament repair, and metatarsal fusion.. ... (5 replies)

... Well, the height of the wedge would be an issue with the standard fusion as well as any pointiness of it. Imagine your toe stuck in one position straight out. ... (5 replies)
... or how active you are or whether you like to wear heels. All of that is a consideration. At 69 I didn't want to do the joint replacement and then face possible fusion down the road. ... (5 replies)
... Yes, you can bend the first joint but that doesn't have anything to do with the heel height as it bendds down while the 1st met bends up. Take a ruler to all your shoes. ... (5 replies)
... The surgeon said I would be able to still bend the first joint of the toe, are you able to do that? ... (5 replies)
... I had bunion surgery back in '91 for what they called metatarsus primus varus. My feet were really splayed as well. During those surgeries, they shortened the first metatarsal. Now my second met is more than 1.5 cm longer than 1st and 3rd. ... (11 replies)
... rays that I have elevated first metatarsals, leading to an angle in the MTP joint that is prone to lead to OA. ... (1 replies)
... Hello, I don't know where to begin. I had my first lapidus bunion surgery in Aug 07. I had a basic lapidus procedure done. Well I guess it was not done right cause I was having crazy pain. ... (5 replies)
... In aug 2007 I had my first surgery for a bunion. I did not have pain but was recommended by my doctor to have it done now, if I let it go much longer my recovery will be worse. ... (22 replies)
Big Toe Fusion
Apr 21, 2009
... The MRI report says I have "Degenerative thinning of articular cartilage at the first metatarsal-phalangeal joint." "There is irregular contour of articular cartilage in the distal first metatarsal at the metatarsal-medial sesamoid articulation." "Sclerosis is seen in this region on radiographs and degenerative arthopathy is likely." I have to find out just how severe the doc... (37 replies)
Big Toe Fusion
Apr 14, 2009
... I think they are a waste also. I don't see the foot and ankle othopedic doc until April 30 - can't wait to hear what he says. I need answers and fast! The MRI report says I have "Degenerative thinning of articular cartilage at the first metatarsal-phalangeal joint." "There is irregular contour of articular cartilage in the distal first metatarsal at the metatarsal-medial... (37 replies)
... I had bunion surgery back in '91 for what they called metatarsus primus varus. My feet were really splayed as well. During those surgeries, they shortened the first metatarsal. Now my second met is more than 1.5 cm longer than 1st and 3rd. ... (11 replies)
... I just had this done I hope it doesn't take that long to heal its been about 5 0r 6 years before I had it done in the first place. ... (5 replies)
Graduated from PT
Dec 17, 2015
... m Physical Therapy. I am happy that I have completed PT, but know that I have a long road still ahead of me. I am struggling with nerve pain, and pain under my first metatarsal. I am still experiencing a lot of swelling and am hope that will improve in the months ahead. I have normal strength in my foot or so PT says. ... (0 replies)
... Can I ask how the cartilage transplant went? The reason I ask is that I recently underwent a cheilectomy on my right foot, and the x-rays showed almost no cartilage left. I think I may be headed for a fusion...the joint was almost trashed. Anyway, to answer your question, I heard that one can run after a fusion. I'll have to do some research. (6 replies)
... he fusion. Some doctors will cut it! My big toe has only 10 degrees of motion upward now and nothing down so the doctor says the lack of movement caused by the fusion should not be TOO MUCH of a concern. There is just a lot of arthritis and no joint space...it's bone on bone! ... (16 replies)
... Please just tell me how your life is after toe fusion. And also your ages, does anyone know someone who had a toe fusion as young as I am? ... (22 replies)
... I had my first ankle fusion when I was only 9 years old. Then 40 years later, a revision ankle fusion, fdl tendon transfer, and then a subtalar fusion on the same right ankle. Was doing pretty good recovering, but at one year postop I am afraid I am developing a stress fracture of the fifth metatarsal. ... (4 replies)


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