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... 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 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)
... rays showed almost no cartilage left. I think I may be headed for a fusion...the joint was almost trashed. ... (6 replies)
... an osteotomy to lower the first metatarsal and some transplanted cartilage from my knee into the MTP joint. A recent xray shows bone on bone. ... (6 replies)
... If anyone can share a good experience of a midfoot fusion with a doctor in Chicago I would greatly appreciate it. ... (5 replies)
... I had a joint implant done in 1992, so it has been almost 20 years. ... (16 replies)
... your NWB would have been 6 weeks as well. If it was the joint further out on the toe, then no real NWB period is needed. Why was there such a big change the day of surgery? ... (9 replies)
... I live in the NYC area and just had additional surgery on my 2nd metatarsal in my right foot, revision of a bunion that was done 11 years ago, and fusion of the second and third toes. I have an excellent dr. who is at Mt. Sinai....Contact me if your interested!!! ... (7 replies)
... Can anyone remove a fusion rod in the subtalar? ... (7 replies)


Associated Tags: big toe, cuneiform fracture, fusion, fusion surgery, hardware removal, implant, lisfranc fracture, metatarsal, post -op, recovery time, triple arthodesis

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