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... They fused the joint below the toe nail. It did not help at all.They also removed the sesamoid bone and lengthened a tendon.This was done to try and get my toe to stay down.It was and still is sticking up which made my sesamoid bone pound on the ground when I walked causing it to become very inflammed and swollen. ... (102 replies)
Fusion-Big Toe
Nov 10, 2003
... The big toe on my right foot is dislocated, the indirect result of bunion surgery. Anyway, today I was told that the Dr. is recommending fusion toplace the big toe back and keep it in place. The Dr. would remove the screws from my bunionectomy and put pins in place to fuse the toe. ... (13 replies)
Scared of surgery
Mar 23, 2005
... I dont mind if you ask questions or the long message...If I had to go through all this at least I can try to encourage someone else who is facing the same thing. Let me see if i can answer all your questions... ... (11 replies)

... My fusion was a necessity because following a bunionectomy my big toe dislocated and tore all the cartilege with it. ... (102 replies)
... I just found out yesterday that I have degenerative arthritis in my big toe. I was expecting it to be a bunion and was hoping for a night time splint or other non surgical solution. Surprise! I was told not to delay too long since it is quite advanced. ... (1 replies)
... In early 2009 I got an injury on a trampoline that caused my toe to bend back all the way, resulting in instability, a bunion, and my big toe popping out of place when I put pressure in the wrong way. ... (5 replies)
... Never, I say never use a podiatrist. I am covered by VA insurance but for a toe issue they only allow you a podiatrist, hence out of my pocket for a Ortho (19 replies)
... Glad to be of assistance. Well, I had the bunionectomy and hammer toe repair in August. Yes, I did have a pin sticking out the tip of my toe but believe it or not, it didn't hurt...just awkward. Make sure they give him an extra large surgical shoe so he can't bang into anything. ... (3 replies)
... I had the fusion because of a sesamiod bone that broke many years ago...its a long story but most of it is here somerhere on these boards! LOL Anyway the second sesamiod moved out of place so that had to be removed then the hallux rigidus decided to come along so I had the chliectomy... ... (30 replies)
... yrs ago. Consulted a podiatrist in the States who diagnosed Hallux Limitus in both toe joints, more advanced in right. ... (19 replies)
... Gait" is the way you walk, if it is good, no PT, if it is off, they do a "gait analysis" and can suggest exercises to correct it. ... (6 replies)
... I've read through several threads since this happened yesterday and you all have brought me so much comfort and relief, but I'm so terrified I ruined my surgery I didn't sleep a wink last night and am fighting back tears. ... (4 replies)
... I only had pain for a couple of days after the block they gave me wore off. After that it was only weird sensations that might have been uncomfortable, but not really painful. ... (1 replies)
... along with basketball, cycling and hiking. In December of 2013 I had my first foot surgery. I was diagnosed at Kaiser with a bunion, and had a bunionectomy on my right foot. ... (2 replies)
... op. I heard that using a bean bag instead of pillows for elevating was helpful because then you don't slip around so much. ... (13 replies)
... D I was wondering whether or not the toe would be flexible having the fusion procedure. Did you ever experience a floppy toe? ... (7 replies)
Scared of surgery
Mar 23, 2005
... My first MTP is totally frozen and my big toe is about 40 degrees of the ground. The sesmoids are also locked in place. The infection is gone, but the joint is ruined and the sesmoids are very painful. I finally decided to have the fusion surgery in order to get my foot as functional as possible. ... (11 replies)
... The fusion is doing great, I am back to most of my normal activities and wearing shoes of my choice with a limitation to heel height. ... (4 replies)
... I would definitely agree with your choice to just have the bunion taken care of. I was injured and doing conservative treatment for 4.5 years before I decided to have surgery. ... (3 replies)
... whoa what hurts the bunions or big toe. fusion is the very last answer. it seems like the bunion bother you. take care of those first. if you are not in that much pain do not go thru with any surgery. do not have surgery for looks. the dr must be an ortho surgeon. ... (18 replies)

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