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... And I will mention my screw removal in 5 days also. this is a long thread... but hope the info helps someone out there.. ... (8 replies)
... It turns out that my simple screw removal procedure turned into a more complex operation. I wondered why the doc sent me home with 80 oxy, 40 norco, and 25 valium. ... (30 replies)
... Sounds like you are slowly feeling better after this procedure. I had a calcaneal osteotomy in Nov 2011 and am getting anxious for screw removal also. I luckily have only one screw and my surgeon said it would be a brief outpatient surgical procedure and I can walk in my walking boot after the procedure. ... (30 replies)

Screw removal?
Jan 16, 2011
... Screw removal is safe if the bone has completely healed. My doctor had me get a ct scan of the foot before removing the screws to be sure that it would be safe and not undo the surgery. ... (9 replies)
... I had a screw break before removal. When I went in for surgery they were only able to get part of the screw out. The surgeon told me this was not a problem the bone should fill in and grow over the screw. ... (2 replies)
... I had 4 numb shots in my foot before the surgery. The first two did not hurt at all but the 3rd one I felt it hitting my bone or screw.... But the pain may be compared to getting a cavity filled. The 4th one didn't hurt either. ... (9 replies)
... and had 5 screws as well as a plate holding my fibula together installed. I had one screw removed about 6 weeks after my initial surgery, and now I am having a second one removed. ... (2 replies)
Screw removal
May 10, 2006
... Dixiepeep, are you still doing ok after your screw removal? ... (53 replies)
... screw had begun to protrude from the calcaneus and was causing extraordinary pain when I put pressure on it and was eventually doing more damage than good to my bone structure, so my surgeon scheduled its removal. ... (3 replies)
... thanks! I'm going to see my surgeon on May 8th! (6 replies)
... I had a calcaneal osteotomy which my surgeon cut my heel and realigned it and put in 2 screws to hold the bone in place. ... (6 replies)
... except for persistent heel pain where the screw was inserted. My surgeon says bone fusion is complete and he'll remove the screw if I wish. ... (1 replies)
... flatfoot surgery a year ago. I am having some pain where they did the bone graft. It is so touchy that if my dog comes over and licks my ankle in that area, just that kind of touch is excruciating. ... (5 replies)
... I had the screw removed because i never needed it before, and couldn't understand why I needed it now. ... (9 replies)
... well, unfortunately, my Doc didn't remove my bone thingy, and now, it doesn't really bother me, i see it, but there is no pain like before, it was like an inflatable balloon . ... (8 replies)
... Sorry you have a bone growth too V! It is so annoying. I am hoping that removing the bone protrusion will allow me to walk much better. I am struggling a lot and trying to find the shoes which are least bothersome to the foot. ... (8 replies)
... u have come this far.. all will be well ..everyone has a different timing of healing and different complications.. for example, my bone growth isn't on the bottom of my heel , its on the side, near my ankle, near the scar where they moved the tendon to, that side. ... (8 replies)
... you can google "exostosis calcaneous bone" and there is under images a black and white image of a little planetoid on bone which is one of the first images. It is very much uneven and spiky and it gives a good impression of what the problem may be for others. ... (8 replies)
... So my heel still isn't healed from my screw removal on July 22nd. I started to get extreme discomfort and pain last night that i knew wasn't normal. ... (5 replies)
... there are a few of us with the problem. Some were helpoed by screw removal. But it is not clear that the screw is the cause of the issue for all of us. May be plantar fascitis setting in too. But.... ... (3 replies)


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