... In February of this year, I had bilateral neuromas removed and my podiatrist also shaved my bunion and supposedly released a tendon. ... (61 replies)
... Well, if the injections don't kill it off and orthotics can't take the pressure off, surgery is your only option. Without insurance, I'm not sure what I would recommend but I've had one removed and it was not a bad procedure at all. ... (1 replies)
... I saw all your questions about scar tissue and they are real. I have had five foot surgeries do to having had a bad surgeon who didn't know what he was doing and then had reconstructive surgery to fix it. The scar tissue is very real, very painful and it can be worked out. ... (0 replies)
... but I reacted quite bad to it initially and the top of my foot changed in terms of the skin. ... (14 replies)
May I ask you a question?
You said you have lost some fat pad because of injections.
Did you have any cortisone injections?
I've had one cortisone and two alcohol injections between second interspaced and two alcohol injections between third interspaced. I can not stand or walk barefoot, I have feeling (pain) like a stick is stuck across the ball of my feet. I've... (14 replies)
... Please tell me more about your experience with the surgery from under the foot. Did they tuck the nerve? ... (14 replies)
... from under the foot and it was after the injections. I have been told that I have some loss of fat pad. It's most likely caused from the injections. What kind of bad feeling are you experiencing in your foot? ... (14 replies)
... I heard that happens after the alcohol injections. I've had surgery twice from the top and each time I've gotten worse. Now it's so bad they might go from under the foot. ... (14 replies)
... Anyway...for those who have not had surgery you may want to ask your dr. about them. I read they can help take the pressure off the neuroma. ... (18 replies)
... Can they do surgery 2x under the foot if they have to years later? ... (1 replies)
... As an avid runner, triathalete, tennis player in my low thirties, I am hoping that this surgery will cure my neuroma problem, but looking at these message boards is really freaking me out! ... (14 replies)
... OK, I will tell you that most of the people on here who have had the surgery did not have good results. But keep in mind that people who have good ones have no need to search for help. ... (14 replies)
... Actually, you should be able to stand now. I walked out of the surgery center but they had to show me how to do it. Stand on the good foot. ... (7 replies)
... This decision is so individual. I have heard many say that you need to be dramatically impacted by your bunion in order to feel that the surgery and recovery are worth it. ... (6 replies)
... try to be as brief as possible...basically my osteotomies were positioned wrong...I had nerves and muscles cut and damaged..and lost most ROM due to scarring and bad angles. I developed neuromas and more damage because of shearing in the new crooked feet. Tons of therapy and money and I was still worse than before. ... (28 replies)
... oma at the same time, I would do it and get it over with. I had hallux limitus in the big toe on the same foot as the neuroma. Sadly, I didn't think it hurt as bad as the neuroma so didn't it done at the same time. A year later I was back... ... (2 replies)
... years ago. DON'T do both feet at once! Anyway, I had pain right after surgery and it has gotten progressively worse. I now have stumps on the neuromas and they are very painful. Much more pain than before. ... (125 replies)
... Hey everyone, I just had my surgery today. Everything went well, even though the neuroma ended up being bigger than my doctor had expected and much deeper in the ball of my foot. ... (125 replies)
... The pad didn't work for me...I think I had just let it go too long. The surgery wasn't bad...never took anything but OTC pain meds....drove 350 miles by myself two days later. Swelling sure but not really a problem. ... (7 replies)
... My surgery history is long. In October 2001, I had bilateral bunion surgery performed by a podiatrist. The bunions came back within a year. ... (15 replies)