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... 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)
... 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)

... ing pain. You don't say how old you are 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)
... I'm a little confused. The point of fusion is to cause the joint to not bend. Why did y'all think that would not be the case? ... (3 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)
... Well now I can't lift my toe at all!!!!! They lengthened the tendon too much and there is scar tissue encapsulation around the joint and the tendon at the joint. ... (0 replies)
... Just saw this post and am guessing by now you either did or didn't have the surgery. I'm curious on how it turned out as I had 1st, 2nd and 3rd metatarsal fusions-two of 'em as a matter of fact, in May and June of 09-and have NEVER come across anyone who has had this specific type of fusion. Hope all went well. (3 replies)
... I'm really pleased I found this thread. I'm very weary of reading them due to mis information that can be given. I had a fusion of the Great Toe 1stMTP three weeks ago this wednesday. Its taken almost 4 years to get sorted after a RTC in 2006. ... (5 replies)
... Here's the latest. I have been having left foot pain for over a year right where the 4th and 5th metatarsal meet the cuboid bone. ... (3 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)
... by pressing over the midfoot AS WELL AS OVER THE FUSION AREA!. ... (5 replies)
... toe fusions are done mainly to eliminate severe pain with everyday activities usually two screws are drilled into the side of the bone connecting to the big toe the screws are crisscrossed and and over time the long bone connecting to the big toe form as one eliminating all bending of the metatarsal phalangeal joint recovery is long most docs do not allow weight bearing for... (8 replies)
... Debbie, There are not "different" types of fusions but there are different joints in the toe to fuse. Also, the joint is not missing BUT it has been fused together making it like a longer bone. ... (5 replies)
MTP fusion
Apr 25, 2007
... cuneiform joint but not anything I am too worried about! My fusion has now been declared a non union so I am going back next week for a complete revision with a bone graft this time and a plate and screws! ... (8 replies)
... due to osteoarthritis. I still want to be able to JOG after fully recovering from the surgery. I'm concerned with the amount of "range of motion" in the joint as well as the recovery time after the surgery... ... (0 replies)
... I had toe fusion on my right big toe plus tendon releases on the next three toes on January 7, 2016. ... (0 replies)
... e hardware on the top of my foot and clean out the scar tissue. I have developed a keloid scar on the top of my foot from the lapidus bunionectomy and the first metatarsal fusion. How my foot feels now, I am scared for more surgery but I know having the hardware out would be better. ... (13 replies)
... I have an appointment with an orthopedic surgeon next week in CT, as I've been suffering with pain in my right big toe joint for about 3 years. Orthotics initially helped a great deal, but an adjustment within the last 3 months has worn off. ... (14 replies)

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