... what type of surgery did you have? ... (17 replies)
... t have to have further surgery and at the end of the day it is only an insole that will help me walk. ... (240 replies)
... I know, right!! LOL, I miss my leopard ballet flats like crazy. Honestly I think it will be at least a year before I can even think about anything but an athletic shoe will be ok. ... (7 replies)
... I'm wondering how long it'll be until I'm back in my ballet flats though, haha. I plan to stay in softer athletic shoes for a while but since school starts the first week of August, I will be missing my pretty shoes! ... (7 replies)
... Not knowing where you are, I would suggest finding out who the Utes or the Jazz use for foot problems and go to him/her. Or if there is a professional dance/ballet company in Salt Lake City, try them for a referral. (1 replies)
... Yippee... Doesnt it feel great to wear shoes. Yesterday was seven weeks for me. I've been limping also but as I'm getting more sensation in my foot and the numbing disappears my limp is not as noticeable.
Visit your chiroprator for an adjustment. You don't want to throw off you balance.
My big toe still has some ROM issues. Just keep working it by bending it up and... (50 replies)
... i have to laugh when I thought that post surgery I would not have all of the SHOE SEARCH problems that I had with bunions. ... (23 replies)
... Hi Kathjack,
It sure is amazing; I really don’t know what I’d be doing without this forum or you! It scares me to even think about it!
I will ask my surgeon where the incision will be; I do think it will only be one, considering my procedure and the fact that bunions are mild/moderate. As for stitching, he recommends to use the pullout ones! I did ask for dissolvable but... (16 replies)
... want to be in flats or low heels, and you will definitely want to stay away from pointy toes or tight shoes that might aggravate your foot and possibly cause the bunion to come back. I pretty much live in ballet flats, and I was told that I could continue wearing them after the fact, but it would take a long time... ... (9 replies)
... I'm going for a distal chevron osteotomy on Wednesday to remove bilateral bunions. This is thinking pretty far off in the future, but I was just wondering what kinds of shoes I should be wearing when the time comes. My guess is that the safest option is a very soft gym shoe with lots of support, but that sounds hot and uncomfortable, especially since my feet tend to swell... (9 replies)
... About 2 weeks ago from today I had my right foot done. The reason why my both of my feet are as bad as they are is because I took ballet and pointe for about 8 years. ... (13 replies)
... ortho dr here reccommended by other drs saying he is a good dr but his humor is off and there is occasions where problems happen from a procedure. The dance and ballet sees him or goes to Iowa City. I was worried that I am 40 and the surgery will be harder because of age. ... (29 replies)
... My first foot took a long time to settle in. I still adjust shoes and sandals for various reasons. However, I am so much better than pre surgical. The surgery happened in September. It was with an external fixation device which was removed in November. ... (90 replies)
... I can't believe the doctor told you that!! I had my first surgery at 16 and was up running around fine 3 months later with no problems... ... (17 replies)
... and having to have them out thereafter if they cause any problems, I am absolutely petrified of hospitals, pain and needles, and opting for surgery proves just how desperate I am. ... (17 replies)
... Easy Spirit has some decent shoes in style. You could also go for a ballet type slipper. They have some really fancy satin ones that could pass for shoes. ... (3 replies)
... six months. It is also possible that you need only minor surgery with less downtime and quicker recovery. You may be towards the end of your career in ballet, thinking about something else or you may have a few years yet. ... (5 replies)
... on the outside of each foot and inside of my left foot just under 3 months ago. The cost of the surgery completely depends on what insurance you have and where you go. ... (5 replies)
... helped. My parents placed me in ballet class when I was four because of my totally flat feet. I have a photo of me in my ballet shoes at age 7, and my ankles are rolled in and I'm practically standing on the insides of my feet. ... (19 replies)
... who is Internal Medicine, and she said that I should go with the surgeon and get the surgery. I do feel very confortable with him and he did not try to push the surgery on me. He was very open with me and I like his attitude. ... (8 replies)