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Bilateral bunions
Oct 26, 2007
... if the bunions are altering your life style, then go for the surgery. you were a dancer and it sounds like an active person. pain was my factor. ... (2 replies)
Bilateral bunions
Oct 26, 2007
... thritis was setting in. Even though my feet were pretty bad and the results of surgery would probably have been better years ago, I'm quite satisfied with how my bilateral bunionectomy turned out. ... (2 replies)
Bilateral bunions
Oct 26, 2007
... sized bunions to both feet. Have had them forever and have two strikes against me...many years dancing in pointe shoes and heredity. ... (2 replies)

... nless the pain is severe, don't get surgery for aesthetic purposes. Some people who have had the surgery have their bunion recur within 1 year! I'm living with bilateral bunions. I wear orthotics, and they can help to slow down, or possibly halt the progression of bunions. Whenever you wear shoes, you should wear the orthotics. ... (16 replies)
Bunions for life?
Jun 20, 2006
... but I just had the lapidus procedure on my right foot. My doctor said there are two levels of surgery, and my bunions already required the worst one, so I went ahead and did it. ... (10 replies)
... Hi all! I have read all of the posts on this thread and thought I would put in my 2 cents worth as well. I have had multiple forefoot surgeries myself. I started out with bilateral bunions and one hammertoe and probably should have only needed to go to the operating room twice but because of some lousy surgeons, I recently went to the operating for the 6th time for these poor... (19 replies)
... footed all my life. I have bilateral bunions. ... (2 replies)
... I am having surgery to remove bilateral bunions from my right foot and the doctor will fuse some bones to stabilize my foot. ... (1 replies)
... And without knowing the exact procedures that you are having, it will be difficult to give you much information about recovery. There are dozens of options for bunions and they all have different recoveries. ... (1 replies)
... Thanks again for taking the time to respond to my post. I really appreciate it. (2 replies)
... of bilateral bunions surgeries, including lapidus, one foot will feel better faster than the other. ... (2 replies)
... I have been reading your post, sounds like your surgery went really well. I too am having bilateral scarf osteotomy next Tuesday and I'm freaking out a little! ... (40 replies)
... ery in the first stages. By keeping the foot up you reduce swelling which increases the rate of recovery. I'd really say take four weeks off. You've had these bunions for such a long time, four weeks to recover in comparison is nothing. It'll do you good in the long term. ... (64 replies)
... horendous! My surgeon didn't give me any information at all .... I went in to have a chat and next thing I'm booked in for surgery .... I am 45 and have had my bunions since I was 13 so I've suffered the pain of them for such a long time until finally I said "no more" .... ... (64 replies)
... oh yeah I know its wierd how we are all kinda young with these bunions! Im flat footed so I'm guessing mine came about from that! (64 replies)
... Oh okay...whats the chevron procedure? Do you have permanat screws in your toes? I had scarf osteotomy on both feet plus an extra procedure on my left (akin). Oh thats okay if your in a flat...at least you wont be stuck in your room like i was for 4 weeks!! (64 replies)
... Oh, yes, I had a scarf osteotomy on my right foot and a chevron on my left as it was nowhere near as bad. It's amazing that we're all so young with these bunions! What procedures did you have, and you DD? xx (64 replies)
... I went to an orthopedic surgeon who specializes in feet/ankles. There are good podiatrists out there, but I never thought to see one. My regular doc referred me to the ortho surgeon and he was fabulous. I had trouble walking, too. And after looking at the xrays, it was no wonder - my feet were a mess! (18 replies)
... I have horrible bunions and can't ignore them any longer, it's gotten hard to even walk. ... (18 replies)
... Very nice, Aimski!! I'm 6 months out with my left foot and 2 months with my right foot. I'm still amazed looking at my feet. I asked my doctor at my last appt if the bunions woud come back, and he said they can always come back, but I had the kind of surgery (lapidus) that it's highly unlikely because of the bone fusion. He also gave me the okay to finally start exercising... (18 replies)


Associated Tags: bilateral, bilateral scarf bunion osteotomy bunionectomy, bunionectomy post-op, calcaneal osteotomy, fdl transfer, flat foot reconstruction, hammertoe, pttd

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