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... I am glad that our comments have been helpful. We have similar backgrounds. I too was a dancer. I was on the dance team in high school, many years of dance, and toe for about a year. Needless to say my feet were bad too. ... (5 replies)
Big toe fusion
Aug 4, 2005
... Hello, I am scheduled for my 5th foot surgery 8/16, started out as bunion in 12/01, had a revision 5/02, developed arthritis, had sesamoid bones & joint & bone fused first time 10/03, didn't heal, revised 9/04, still has not healed with a plate & six screws in there. This time I'm having a bone graft from my hip & I'm so nervous about it (I kind of knew what to expect the... (4 replies)
Fusion of Big Toe
Jul 23, 2010
... It has been almost a year since my fusion including a bone graft plate and screws. I am doing very well just some pain on the top of my foot when I am standing for a long period of time. My foot does not swell and as long as I wear good walking shoes I can walk normally. ... (162 replies)

... grade infection and start over. I will have another fusion with new plate and screws, new bone graft, and seeding with antibiotic beads on May 12. At some point, you just have to give up and do it over. ... (162 replies)
... realized the orthopedic surgeon was the way to go. i am now 6 weeks post op and have been non weight bearing this whole time with 6 more weeks to go. doc did a bone graft from my hip so that adds 4 more weeks of NWB to the recovery. ... (28 replies)
... dbgoalie......welcome to the board. Your years of frustration with the toe is understandable. Unless one goes through with the constant pain they can't understand. Wearing shoes and walking can be a challenge. ... (17 replies)
... I was told by my podiatrist that he was not allowed to operate above the knee therefore his graft would have had to have been from the ankle. My ortho could take the bone from anywhere. My bone graft was from the hip. ... (10 replies)
... winded. I am a 37 year old man who tries to be as active as can be, although the pain level I experience on a daily basis prevents a lot of what I like to do. ... (17 replies)
... fused together. The other side of the bone graft, up against the toe, has less than one millimeter left to fuse together. ... (99 replies)
Toe Fusion????
Jun 17, 2008
... Hello everyone i have not been here for a while. A little history, I am a very athletic 25 year old male, 2 years ago I dropped a 45lb dumbell on the joint of my big toe and crushed it. I was in a cast for 6 weeks. a year later went to the pod and he said the joint was almost fused together and it was killing me. ... (7 replies)
... This second doctor says that part of my problem is likely a loose joint just below my big toe. He wants to fuse it. Also, he wants to realign my heel bone. ... (246 replies)
Fusion of Big Toe
Apr 16, 2009
... You asked if the graft was in place of screws. Yes and a plate. The reason for the graft is that i had surgery on this foot 2 years ago that left my toe shorter than it was, that was a bad deal and i was never pain free. ... (162 replies)
My toe fused
Sep 20, 2007
... st the implant, is starting to degenerate, which is giving too much space between the foot and the implant. As such, the implant is moving backwards but pulling on the toe at the same time, causing it to go up all the time at about a 15 degree angle. ... (15 replies)
... er living with the pain for a while, it got too unbearable. I went to see an OS. My first surgeries were with a podiatrist. In Feb 04, she did a fusion with a bone graft from my hip. The graft almost hurt worse that the foot. I couldn't sit or stand or change positons without help for a number of days. ... (17 replies)
Toe fusion saga
Apr 5, 2007
... Well Debbie, You had what I had for toe fusion then.......graft, plate and screws. ... (7 replies)
... Because I have had so much work on my foot, my expectations have always been kind of limited. All I wanted to do was get back on the elliptical and swim. ... (14 replies)
... he did a bone graft on the joint. ... (5 replies)
... Thanks for reply .... Just about everything about this is tough. ...I absolutely hate the cast as I can't sleep and now my other foot hurts in the big toe joint. I also do not want another cast next week for any reason ... ... (14 replies)
... ALIGNING MY BIG TOE! Second opinion Dr. said "why operate on big toe if it is not giving me any trouble. ... (246 replies)
Bone Spurs
Mar 3, 2010
... As someone who had a joint replacement in the big toe that failed and then has had a fusion, I would go with the fusion. The recovery was hard as I had a bone graft from my hip, but it was worth it in the end. My only limitation is my heel height. I can do almost any activity that I want to. ... (11 replies)




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