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... what type of surgery did you have? ... (17 replies)
Bunion Surgery
Jan 16, 2008
... i thought i had a lapidus but i just saw my records today and the procedure i had was something along the lines of a "base wedge osteotomy" and bunionectomy. my bunion was pretty severe, 18 or 19 degree angle and the second toe was lifted up and sat on top of the big toe. ... (11 replies)
... My story is this. I am 4 months post op for MTP fusion and 2nd and 3rd toe fusions. That was my 2nd surgery for this foot except my 2nd toe had 3 surgeries to date. My big toe was fused with more angle to it than it should have and covered part of my 2nd toe. ... (19 replies)

... It actually sounds like your pod is giving you some thorough information, which is a great start. I had both feet done this year: the left (more severe one) in January, and the right one in May and I'm completely up and about and have been for a couple months now. You should really allow yourself three months, and that's including some PT, depending on how long your doctor... (8 replies)
... To me, the surgery was only a mild inconvenience. ... (5 replies)
... on my left foot. Surgery was January 21st. That foot is now my good foot, since I had the right one done last Wednesday. ... (11 replies)
... trengthen your legs and ankles with exercise, e.g., stand on one leg to improve your balance. Lower your body and then go back up. If you have the type of bunion surgery that does not allow you to put weight on your foot, you will need your opposite leg to be very strong, otherwise you will require more assistance. ... (16 replies)
... I'm scheduled for bunion surgery on October 3rd. It's a base wedge procedure and I'm having an osteotomy of the second toe too. ... (1 replies)
... on, which I chose to have surgically corrected by a pediatric orthopedic surgeon. He chose to do a lapidus procedure to remove the bump on the bunion and took a wedge of bone out of the first metatarsal bone at the base to reduce the space between the first and second metatarsals. ... (2 replies)
... I was lucky not to have any complications from my surgery but I have heard some horror stories and would not want to have foot problems for the rest of my life because of a botched surgery. ... (2 replies)
... it depends on what type of surgery you're having.. are you on crutches or will you have any pins or screws that have to be removed? ... (2 replies)
... I had my second bunion surgery last Friday. It helped to have gone through this once before...I knew what to expect. So far, so good. ... (27 replies)
... back to normal, and I only have some stiffness in my big toe that I notice when I walk fast. I plan to have my other foot done later this year. ... (23 replies)
Healing FOOTIES!
May 6, 2005
... Hi Everyone, In 98 I had double neuroma surgery on my rt foot. I had suffered for probably 7 years with the pain and finally had the surgery done. The final straw was a business trip to Europe where I was walking on cobblestones and almost crippled from the pain. ... (8 replies)
12 weeks post op
Apr 16, 2005
... a similar choice doing my surgeries 11 weeks apart. My first was a chevron and a hammertoe with fusion of the joint closest to the nail and a pin in the second toe for 4 weeks. The hammertoe is the sore part on the bottom of my foot but the leg has stepped up wonderfully to be the "good" foot. ... (14 replies)
... I've been to three podiatrists for help with my bunions and they all have a different approach. One wants to treat the pain with corisone shots, the others think surgery is in order (I have very large bunions, 20 degrees). One recommended the procedure where they cut a wedge at the base of the big toe and insert screws (sorry, forgot what it's called). I'd be in a cast and... (6 replies)
... I get the ultrasound results this week but I don't think I'll get an answer. I don't think the Dr will be admitting to anything either. The work was done at the base with 2 screws and just a clean up in the joint capsule. Casted and no walking for 6 weeks. ... (11 replies)
... I got out of surgery earlier today from an Austin bunionectomy on my left foot. ... (9 replies)

Associated Tags: bunion, bunion and hammertoe surgery complications, hallux limitus, hallux limitus/rigidus

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