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Big Toe Bone Spur Surgery
I'm getting surgery to remove a bone spur from underneath my big toe nail im wondering if I'm going to need a boot or crutches after the operation ?
Bone is a living growing tissue made mostly of collagen (protein that provides soft framework) & the mineral calcium phosphate that adds strength & hardens the framework. Two types of bone are found in the body; cortical (dense compact outer layer) & trabecular (makes up inner layer, ...Read more
Bone spurs on big toe. Other than surgery, is their a way to dissolve them or alternative treatment? Pain when i fully bend, or wear high heels.
Best??: If you can be comfortable with a change in shoes or a pad - good. If padding or shoe change does not work other conservative measures are not likely to work either. Surgery would then be your best course. ...Read more
When will i be able to get a pedicure after cheilectomy and bone spur removal on the big toe joint?
Only if painful: Otherwise you can ignore....Get a more detailed answer ›
Pain at the base of my big toe when i bend it, i thought it was just dry skin but i fixed that and still pain.Do I have a bone spur or what?
Are bone spurs at the base of big toe (bottom) related to turf toe? Feel like spur needs soft cushion, but turf toe calls for hard extension. Confused
Turf toe is more of : A sprain of the ligaments around that joint. Spurring around the joint is something that develops gradually over time and reduce the available range of motion of the joint. At some point in time, spurs need to be removed surgically before more damage is done to the interior of the joint. Turf toe is an acute injury that takes time and protection to heal. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Is it unusual to have multiple areas with bone spurs? I've got or had them in my hand, heel, elbow, hips, big toe... I'm just a bone grower :-d
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