... I have had flat feet all my life, and bilateral bunions that give me pain. I chickened out of bunion surgery in my 20s. ... (26 replies)
... I've had very bad bunions for as long as I can remember, as well as hammer toes on both second toes. My big toe was bent probably towards 2pm on my right foot! ... (0 replies)
... well, my bunions arent really too bad, well i know that others have worse ones than me... basically my left foot isnt too bad at all... but my right foot is worse... and yeah they hurt and sometimes throb... ... (13 replies)
... Her gran ahs very bad bunions and we see the pain she goes through as she has never had any kind of serury done. ... (13 replies)
... Previously I had written about my extensive surgery for really BAD bunions and hammertoes... ... (0 replies)
... My bunions are painful but that's because i go on pointe alot, not because they are very severe. ... (5 replies)
... How's it going for you by now? (2 replies)
... extremely bad bunions, and haven't been able to wear anything but heavily padded running shoes for decades. ... (2 replies)
... nions. I have them on both feet. My right is really bad. After having ex rays and exam, I was told I had flat feet which requires surgery on both feet as well as bunions and hammer toes fixed. She said It would take about four hours coming home with a hard cast on. ... (6 replies)
... There is NO reason a person has to have surgery for bunions and hammertoes. See if you can find a good kiniseologist and he can adjust those feet of yours. I speak from experience. ... (1 replies)
... I have been to a podiatrist who says she can fix my feet,but i also have mild ostopenia, and that worries me.I have bad bunions on both feet,the toe next to the big toe overlaps the big toe,the dr says the others are hammertoes,i really havent discussed with her what all the surgery would consist of yet,i had to get the bone density first to see if she could even do it,she... (1 replies)
... Dont do it. I am having so much problems. I regret so much. I heard that the surgery is 50/50 and if you have a bad & greedy podiatrist like my is 0% success.
See an orthopedic in a hospital DON"T go to a podiatrist in a clinic. Don't go alone to consultations and if the doctor does not tell you about the contraindications, risks, and pain. See someone else.
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... I had had bunions all my life. ... (2 replies)
... right toe didn't recover as well. Can't bend it back as much and still gives me a little pain. Mostly after a day in bad shoes though SO I can't really complain!! Right!! ... (40 replies)
... thank you that said alot..I can rest easier...I have been told my heart likes to skip a beat and when I was pregnant three yrs ago..I had heart palpitations. not bad for me to see heart dr. I'm 40 so my first surgery..sorry if I sound like a baby. ... (5 replies)
... Hello Everyone:)
It's so helpful to read all your posts. I just didn't realize how hard it was going to be to not be able to walk for 8 weeks. I am almost 7 weeks post-op. First 4 weeks--NWB--in cam boot. Still in big boot--using crutches:( I am fiding this boot so uncomfortable--did it bother anyone else? I am realizing that I am depressed. I'm so used to being very... (70 replies)
... hey Frances!!
I am sooo glad i had both done at the same time!! but i totally get that people don't- we are all different!!- 3.5 months on- I am doing GREAT!!! My feel look amazing!! I can't remember seeing them look this straight!!
Still waiting to get into heels (bloody swelling) all be it minor, but enought swelling to stop me from pushing my foot it -
I'm not quite up... (40 replies)
... Wow! I had bilateral tailors bunion surgery a year and a half ago. Both were type II I believe, though many years ago someone tried to tell my the right was type III. I did a chevron osteotomy on the right with a temporary pin. The left we decided to just shave off the enlarged portion of bone because the bowing was not bad knowing and it would allow both feet to be done... (1 replies)
... now it seems I'm going to have to go through it on BOTH of my feet! I have very bad bunions which have moved my big toe far over to the other side on both feet plus my little toe has tried to curl around underneath the toe next to it. ... (1 replies)
... had many comments that my foot was pretty even with bunions. I guess its a matter of opinion. My point is, now that I have "come out" with it, I haven't had any bad reactions about bunions being gross. You might as well tell the truth even though it will be difficult at first. ... (6 replies)