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Bunions for life?
Jun 20, 2006
... I have bilateral bunions. They just started "acting up" over a year ago. My podiatrist has set me up with prescription orthotics. ... (10 replies)
... I had surgery for big toe stiffness, mild bunions and hammer toes in January, and now I have more pain and trouble than before. My surgeon was a podiatrist surgeon. ... (7 replies)
... Because your recovery is so much easier. You can sort of get up and function quicker (drive, take care of kids, etc.)..there is no way on earth I could be "down" for as long as would be required with a bilateral. PMCW (Paula) right foot bunionectomy 1/5/04 left foot 5/03 (7 replies)

... Does ''bilateral'' mean that you had both bunions done at the same time? ... (7 replies)
... the bone was healed and I was done. It really took me 5 months and some physical therapy before I felt like my old self where I could "run down the stairs". My bunions were "the mother of all bunions" so I think my recovery might have been a bit longer than some milder cases. ... (19 replies)
... feeling. When you are so used to doing everything, it is very difficult not being able to do a thing. I too, felt guilty about it. I could have lived with my bunions for the rest of my life. ... (19 replies)
... Hi Karrie, It was good to hear from you. Sorry it took me so long to reply back. You asked what kind of surgery I had. Long story - most of which I posted on another thread (Bad bunion surgery) which is many pages back now. But to try make a very long story short, I started out with bilateral bunions and one hammertoe 3&1/2 years ago. I have had 2 wacko doctors in the past,... (5 replies)
... Wow 5 pins and 5 screws ouch. I am not sure if they hurt or not. I have had other surgeries, eyes,kidney stones,lithoptripsies, gall badder and a few others but not my feet. I know alot about kidney stones. lol Thanks for your reply. Hope you are doing ok today. Will let you know how my surgery goes Dec 31 hugs, Polly (16 replies)
... Hi snodove I had my latest surgery on September 15, 2003. It is a redo of October 2001 (bilateral bunions) surgery. During my September 15 surgery the surgeon put 5 screws and 5 pins in my foot. I'm pretty much over feeling weird about having my feet operated on. I just want them so they don't hurt. My recovery is very slow just as my orthopedic surgeon said it would... (16 replies)
... Hi there, I have been lurking here as well as my teenage daughter is having a bilateral scarf/akin osteotomy for juvenile bunions. Once she's had her surgery, I will post up any exercises she is given. Hope you are recovering well, from all I've read it's not an easy surgery to go through. (1 replies)
... I also have high arches, bilateral hammertoes, halux varus, flattening of the 2nd metatarsal head, subluxation of the DIPJ, heel spurs, and haglunds disease! ... (1 replies)
... Like bunions but on the pinke toe side. These are the type where the 5th toe is spread out too far from the 4th toe. Its not bowing or a "knob" thing. ... (12 replies)
... and the second toe with a pin. I also had a bilateral snip to my ligaments on both feet as well. ... (1 replies)
... Hi, I'm 15 weeks post bilateral bunionectomy. I still have some swelling, not in my big toe but in the joints where the bunions were. I still have some numbness in the one foot that was worse. ... (9 replies)
... Hi, I've been on this site a lot trying to help me cope with my bilateral bunionectomy, and i feel i have to share my conerns. ... (4 replies)
... done on both feet 21 yrs ago by a top podiatrist with minimal incision technique and the fact that bunions and foot problems which I told him about run on my mom's side of the family. I started developing bunions at the age of 12 or so if you can believe it. ... (8 replies)
... Hi Aimski, I'm not sure if you're still reading these boards, but hope you are! I'm 4 months post op now and I still can't really wear heels. I know you mentioned at 18 months you can wear heels and do pretty much anything, but do you remember when you started wearing heels again? Also I have slight stiffness in my feet in the mornings, do you remember if you... (40 replies)
... I have crutches but no wheelchair. I used a wheely desk chair for the first couple of days but I'm now walking with the shoes and crutches (only to the bathroom and back etc) Thanks for the warning, at least I can be prepared for the pain when the bandages come off. (40 replies)
... I'm having a memory that it was quite painful going to the doc to get the bandages off but I had crutches. If u don't have them- do! & a wheel chair!! So good for getting around without weight bearing!! Good luck! (40 replies)
... Thanks! I get the bandages off in a weeks time (2weeks post op) so I guess I'll leave it until then and see how I go. At the moment it feels as though I won't be able to bear any weight on the balls of my feet any time soon as it's very painful. (40 replies)

Associated Tags: big toe, bilateral scarf bunion osteotomy bunionectomy, bunions, bunions removed, physical therapy, sesamoidectomy

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