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... if another job works and you are pain free, i would ask the dr if the metal has to come out. after my hardware removal from toe fusion, i was pain free. the dr could not get 1 screw out because it was too hard to get to. i am still pain free after almost 2 years. ... (2 replies)
... Removal is far easier than putting it in! I had a plate and screws removed from a big toe fusion. Amso glad I did! ... (10 replies)
... walk' where my right leg and foot was essentially just a crutch in between the power steps from my left leg and did little more than act as a fulcrum as I walked. ... (16 replies)

... rew then another placement of a plate on the same side again with a wedge cut out of my bone to try and straighten my leg which had a severe deformation curve, a screw removed from the front of my ankle, a spur removed from that area. ... (2 replies)
My toe fused
Sep 19, 2007
... and they were replaced with one titanium screw and some donor bone. Then I had that removed and it was replaced with a plate and 5 screws and a bone graft from my own heel. From what I have researched and from others I know who have had plate and screw removal.....this surgery is not nearly as painful as the original. ... (15 replies)
Screw removal
Aug 16, 2007
... has anyone had the metal plate removed from the big toe after fusion? ... (53 replies)
Fusion Buddies
Jul 18, 2006
... This will be my 5th surgery. Keller bunionectomy (for arthritis rather than for a bunion) 1/03 Hemi toe implant, 9/03 Removal of implant, MTP fusion w/bone graft from my hip, 7/05 Plate & screw removal, 4/06 Re-do of fusion....7/24/06 Janie- I hear ya, that boot is soooo hot :blob_fire ! Lizzy- I pray your appointment goes well tomorrow :angel: . Can't wait to hear... (34 replies)
Screw Removal
Apr 28, 2005
... Hi! I had a fusion of the great toe in Feb. 04 which included a bone graft from my hip. The bone graft was the reason for the plate and screws. My fusion was the third surgery I had. Briefly, the first one was to try to save the joint and the second one was a titanium joint replacement. ... (7 replies)
Screw removal
Mar 15, 2005
... the joint in my big toe. The first was to "save" the joint, which did not work. The second was a titanium joint implant. With both of those surgeries the big toe was shorter. When I was having the fusion, the implant was removed. If there had been no bone graft I basically would have had a stub of a big toe. ... (53 replies)
Screw removal
Mar 15, 2005
... Hi, Can I ask you why you had a bone graft? Thank you, Sue (53 replies)
Screw removal
Mar 14, 2005
... I am glad that someone started this thread. I have three "permanent" screws and a plate in my big toe. I had a fusion with a bone graft in Feb. 04. I was told that the earliest they could come out was after 1 year. ... (53 replies)
... I thought it was much harder emotionally speaking, having the screw out in the dr.'s office, than my toe fusion last year with IV sedation in the OR. ... (44 replies)
Hardware Removal
Aug 23, 2008
... MPJ fusion w. ... (4 replies)
Had surgery today
Oct 18, 2007
... i am a little out of it. actually alot. the dr removed my hardware after toe fusion. i have 1 screw left. he removed 6 screws and a huge mtal plate. i brought them home. ... (3 replies)
... cysts in the bone. Contributing issues are that I have a long first metatarsal and my joint is elevated. Much of the pain also comes from my sesamoids. ... (3 replies)
... however, this time I have a permanent screw in my big toe. ... (11 replies)

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