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Anyone had a pin go from top of big toe to joint for fusion?

Discussion in 'Foot Health Forum' started by admin, May 24, 2019.

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    Hi,
    I am new here and I have so many questions. I had a Austin bunionectomy with a first joint of big toe fusion a week ago. The Dr. didn't know if he would have to fuse the joint until he went in to see the damage - I had zero cartilage so it was bone on bone. I woke to excruciating pain on the top of my big toe. I wasn't aware until my visit with my Dr. 3 days later that he had to fuse the joint and he showed me X-Rays with a staple on the side of the joint and the pin running all the...

    Anyone had a pin go from top of big toe to joint for fusion?

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