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... 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)
... correction!! I just did the maths- I just hit 4 months yesterday!!! haha I made it!! My specialist even says I don't have to come back for the 6 month apt if I don't want to- as I have progressed really well!! Both feet look amazing!! I still just look at them in wonder (wow how did my toes get so straight? and Where have those horrible growths on the sides of my feet... (18 replies)
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... hey Frances!! I am sooo glad i had both done at the same time!! but i totally get that people don't- we are all different!!- 3.5 months on- I am doing GREAT!!! My feel look amazing!! I can't remember seeing them look this straight!! Still waiting to get into heels (bloody swelling) all be it minor, but enought swelling to stop me from pushing my foot it - I'm not quite up... (40 replies)
... Dear Nurse, Hi, I have not had to have that procedure, but my friend is the sister of a top MD surgeon in a Harvard teaching hospital and she is the daughter of a (late) professor of physiology at a famous medical school, and a long time medical social worker: So I listen to her when she is trying to find a good doctor for her feet. I have worked in hospitals, too, but... (12 replies)
... hours a day when I go back. I am looking to have bilateral bunions done. Thanks all! ... (12 replies)
... Wow! I had bilateral tailors bunion surgery a year and a half ago. Both were type II I believe, though many years ago someone tried to tell my the right was type III. ... (1 replies)
... I had both tailor's bunions repaired or, at least, that is what was supposed to have been done. ... (1 replies)
... hey Bunionboy, I had scarf surgery (bunions) on both feet 14 days ago. This site has loads of great tips and advice. Have a look around!! I will say, that I found a wheelchair very useful...well I still do! The wheelchair has helped me have SOME independence in an otherwise completely dependant situation! If you are strict and only get up to go to the loo and shower, then... (12 replies)
... You found a good spot BB! I just had my right MTP joint fused on Oct 28th and am doing well. Check through all the threads related to bunions and MTP joints and you will get lots of ideas. There is a woman in here who just had both feet done, and she has posted around in different threads. ... (12 replies)
... thank you Pearl!!! I had to create my own thread- so I appreciate you coming here and answering my questions:) (sorry if it was me that caused yours to close) lots of politics hey;) anyway, THANK in that 15 weeks were you elevated for the majority of the time? I just don't know what I would do for 15 weeks? soaking the feet sounds great!! I can't wait to do the... (40 replies)
... I am 15 weeks post op from bilateral scarf bunionecromy, I only went back this week as i have a job that i am on my feet all day. ... (40 replies)
... I had bilateral bunions surgery + a hammertoe correction on my 2nd toe of left foot (which was crossed over to the 3rd toe and the joint was almost detached before the surgery), and a little incision on the 2nd right toe of the right foot six weeks ago. Everything went great with the surgery and I have minimal pain. I've been wearing gym shoes and doing pt (2x a week) and... (6 replies)
... or change shoes. The areas where my bunions were never hurt. ... (13 replies)
Nov 20, 2007
... Had bilateral done 4 weeks ago today, decided to add my 2 cents here also! ... (25 replies)
... l it. I am able get around easily with crutches by putting my weight on my heels and sides of my feet. I just wanted to post here describing my experience with a bilateral bunionectomy, although not all bunion surgerys are the same or recovery the same. So far it hasn't been as bad as expected. ... (8 replies)
... I agree with Debbie, Precious, & Zardtoe-- I had my surgery (bilateral) done by a pod a year and a half ago and do not expect to ever have my screws removed. Only if they start to become unscrewed and move, so that they cause discomfort-- And fortunately, odds are that it won't ever happen. (8 replies)
... Bilateral means having both great toes (or both whatevers) done at the same time. So, in this case, it would mean having both great toe joints fused during the same operation. Also as in bilateral bunionectomies (having both bunions removed at same time), bilateral cheilectomies (having both great toes cleaned and shaved at the same time), etc. Bilateral is both as opposed... (2 replies)
Bunions x2?
Aug 24, 2007
... which are tight where the scar is can be uncomfortable. The main advantage is that your shoes remain the shape they were when you bought them, not the shape your bunions have made them! ... (10 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. ... (9 replies)

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