s/p bunionectomy - dropped second toe

I had an Austin bunionectomy performed 2 years ago & since that time the second toe drops lower than the other toes causing this area to receive all the pressure of walking on that foot. A painful calus has developed on the bottom of my foot at the base of the second toe. Also there is a loss of sensation along the suture line and along the top of my great toe. The second toe feels "stiff" and doesn't curl like the other toes. Post op my foot was very discolored for 2-3 months and ambulation was painful. I have experienced spasms in my great toe & second toe and the affected foot feels colder. Do you think there might be some form of nerve damage, and if so, what can be done to help this problem?

Posted By M. Schultz on October 23, 2002 at 00:03:48:

Malleoloc for lateral ankle instability. Designed to prevent inversion and eversion. Malleoloc does not restrict plantar and dorsiflexion. Excellent for sports use.


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