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... my grandmother had really bad feet with bunions hammertoes, flat feet and athritis, she suffered for many years taping the toes each morning to relieve the pain in the lesser toes. ... (7 replies)
... I had surgery on my left foot on Nov. 30th, 2010. I am in my 5th week of recovery. My surgery was similar to what they do for bunion surgeries, but I did not have large bunions. ... (15 replies)
... and ask who they use for bunions and "turf toe." Go see one of them. Take their advice. ... (16 replies)

Mar 3, 2004
... thanks for all your advice! ... (14 replies)
... that I would continue to get bunions because the bone wasn't long enough to support my height, weight and activity level. ... (14 replies)
... I really hope to return to running in time for next summer, I dont know if this is realistic tho....all doctors and surgeons tell you yes so that it spurs you on to heal quicker, I just wish I could see 6 months ahead and see it all fine to put my mind at ease. ... (4 replies)
... my feet constantly. The pain was very bearable except for about two days when a nerve was being pinched, presumably by swollen internal tissue. ... (14 replies)
... Hello again, Tootsie, and thank you so much for writing once more. ... (10 replies)
... I was never totally NWB, so regaining strength was not as big an issue for me. ... (4 replies)
... This is true, but you need to know if surgery is inevitable. I always heard "Don't have surgery for your bunions until it's REALLY necessary." But when is it "really necessary? ... (5 replies)
... or the doctor's philosophy about the recovery process. In May I had surgery on both my feet for "significantly" severe bunions and hammertoes on the toes which had been pushed up by my big bent toes. ... (6 replies)
... you are referring to about having an easy time of it. I am still in awe over the whole thing...I had anticipated much, much, much worse and put the surgeries off for around 15 years because of all the terrrible things my imagination came up with. ... (6 replies)
... surgery. Best wishes. ... (16 replies)
... m definitely going to do the surgery in the fall after my summer vacation. I feel very confident with him, and after talking to him, I think a podiatrist is the best person to go to because he works directly with feet. He says he does this surgery weekly, has done hundreds, is board certified and a fellow. ... (13 replies)
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Apr 23, 2006
... Fortunately, I'm taking care of this early, so the procedure will be simple and quick (a half hour per foot). The doctor will be cutting a bone in my big toe and realigning it (the bunions are not big enough to have to cut off - and the first doctor I saw mentioned something about not needing any work on my soft tissue, either...). There appears to be no agreement - even... (42 replies)
... ting wet when I showered. Garbage bags worked, but the cast protector works TONS better. I plan on using it when I have surgery on my left foot in September. The best advice I can give you is to prepare, prepare, prepare! ... (10 replies)
... oday, oh boy. I tried to go to an estate sale and the grocery store. They have suggested everything from, tendonitis, ms, lupus, peripheal neuropathy. I do have bunions that are hurting. ... (4 replies)
... Metatarsalgia is the name doctors give to describe pain in the ball of the foot. ... (0 replies)
... pain is often the deciding factor. My bunions were nowhere near as severe as some I've seen, but I had a lot of pain, so much so I just wanted to stop moving completely, so we went with surgery. ... (14 replies)
... I would agree with the answers HappyMama gave you. My only addition is in answer to your question about whether you can halt the progression of bunions once they've begun. Some here say yes, that there are people with bunions who've managed to live with them for a lifetime. ... (8 replies)

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