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... You'll read varying degrees of differences when people begin weight bearing after hardware removal surgery. I think it's very individual, how much hardware, your pain tolerance, etc. ... (9 replies)
... For me, the bottom of the heal near the back felt as if someone hit the area with a 2x4 after I was walking awhile. ... (31 replies)
... long time for the scar to fade. your procedure is half hour and it will be nothing. try not to be so nervous. just think that the pain will go away. mine did after hardware removal. its amazing. ... (36 replies)

... tendon transfer. It was held in place with one large screw. Sometimes they use two smaller ones. I had it removed after 6 months, which is the typical time frame before they will remove hardware. ... (7 replies)
... I had mine fused at a different angle so I could wear a higher heel. I also had to have the hardware removed. ... (4 replies)
... Doc suggests removal of hardware as bone in healed well. ... (1 replies)
... Basically, it is almost time for me to choose whether or not I want my hardware out, and I wanted to see if anyone has some stories to share, or opinions. ... (2 replies)
... Surgery was also a breeze for me. I had an epidural with sedation. Woke up feeling refreshed! Left after 4 hours for a long drive home. ... (11 replies)
... there was a light at the end of the tunnel. i am sorry to hear that you are facing another surgery so soon. I had the plate taken out from my heel and the extra bone shaved off about a week ago. Its not too bad. I have clearance to walk on my foot to the extent that I can tolerate the pain. ... (2 replies)
... I have not had it yet but it is looking like I am going in for it shortly. I still have both screws in my heel and am undergoing a CT to confirm what is being felt is bone! I am wondering what the recovery time for this kind of surgery is as well. My Surgeon did say I would be only out for 1 week whenever he did decide to go in and get the screws but now this other problem has... (2 replies)
... hen I began to have pain in my heel and ankle that kept getting worse. My orthopedist ordered an MRI and CT scan to evaluate the problem. The CT revealed extra bone growth over the hardware from the heel osteotomy. I had surgery to remove this hardware and shave off the extra bone. ... (2 replies)
... At age 27, 10 years ago, I was in a car accident which resulted in a severe right heel fracture along with neck, back, and knee injuries. After the initial surgery, which included Hardware and added bone, it took me about 18 mo. to get a little better. ... (0 replies)
... issues come up so I can't comment on just the screw removal. What I can say is that I did a lot of research before my procedure and everyone has said the screw removal surgery is incredibly easy and not painful at all. The worst case I read is that someone was on pain pills for two days and that's it. ... (16 replies)
... Sorry, I'm new here and am looking for detailed info on hardware removal because I'm having just 1 of my 4 screws removed in a few more weeks, and I'm REALLY nervous! ... (9 replies)
... I didn't have the same procedures as you in total (nor did I have a bone graft) but I did have the calcaneal osteotomy and repair to the tears in my posterior tibial tendon. I had the screws for the calcaneal osteotomy removed at 10 weeks post op. This however was planned to occur from the beginning between week 9 and 11. My surgeon leaves the screws protruding through my heel... (14 replies)
... sion on the top of my foot. I was told to come straight to the office and left with surgery scheduled for next Thursday. They initially wanted to wait six months after surgery but the doctor said that we can't wait that long and it has to be done soon. ... (14 replies)
... with a two by four. The pin was left in as it is not causing any problems. After the screw removal, I was in a huge bandage from my toes to a few inches past my ankle. The doctor also had me take antibiotics for ten day as a precaution. ... (10 replies)
... need to give your foot a FULL YEAR and then see how you feel. It takes a LONG time for the foot to fully recover. I am sure you will feel a marked improvement after the hardware removal. How much hardware? ... (36 replies)
Hardware Removal
Sep 15, 2008
... Is the bone weaker after metal is removed? ... (8 replies)
Hardware Removal
Aug 20, 2008
... I had an external fixation device removed after bunion surgery. ... (4 replies)

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