I had a partial joint Replacement
in the big toe. The doctor also shortened the long bone leading to the toe. To tie the bone together, he used a bone plate and 4 screws. The bone plate doesn't seem to bother me.
was done nearly 10 weeks ago. After 8 weeks, I was given the ok for applying weight, beginning to walk (in the boot cast) and to start physical therapy.
The foot is still horribly swollen. Swelling increases as the day goes on.