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Had brachymetatarsia surgery, told not to turn external fixator any longer. Feel that results are not good

I had brachymetatarsia surgery 7 weeks ago. My Dr. Advised me that at my next visit I will not be required to turn my external fixator any longer. My toe still does not look like it has moved much. I am so afraid that I am going through all this pain without good results. Please help! I forgot to add that the fixator looks like it has been turned all it can go.
Asked On : Mon, 2 Jul 2012
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The amount of lengthening of the metatarsal bone that you get from this type of surgery is often very small in the region of under 1cm.
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