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... One friend who had a similiar surgery did say she exactly followed the Dr advice and maybe that is why she is doing well. But I have heard from people who claim they did follow his advice and aren't doing well at all. That's what scares me. ... (14 replies)
... ld leave it alone because I might be sorry if I end up being in worse pain after I should have healed, then before I had it. I have a friend who had the surgery and she is now sorry she did. It's been three years and she said before the surgery it only hurt after a day on her feet at work. Now she said she wakes up in pain. ... (14 replies)
... I did quite well the first while but things have reached a point and plateaued a bit. ... (15 replies)

... now 4 months post op, so past the PT point. But, at the beginning of this process I had been given a Dynasplint which caused horrible pain. It was determined, and agreed upon, by both myself and the doctor that it was best to leave my foot alone and let it heal on its own naturally. ... (40 replies)
... thanks all for the suggestions!! I found a pair of memphisto's that are probably the closest thing i'll get to flip flops with support. I'm going to try them out this weekend and i'll let you know how it goes! ... (11 replies)
... Mine will be the Keller bunionectomy which will leave my large toe shorter and floppy. Dr. ... (17 replies)
... ast few days I haven't had much pain as long as I wear wide athletic shoes. It's gotten to the point where I can't wear anything except two pairs of tennis shoes and flip flops. Should I wait until I'm in agony every day or go ahead and have the surgery before it gets any worse? ... (5 replies)
... This is my first post to these boards and hoping to get some good advice. I am 33 year old female and have had bunions ever since i was a teen. Over the past few years I have noticed that they are getting larger and my toes are angled more. ... (6 replies)
... op on left toe and doing very well. I am back to work and walking fine. I also walk for exercise and work out at the gym. My foot does get sore after a long workout or work day. I still elevate when I get home in bed. ... (21 replies)
... and after awhile, my feet get a little tired. So I agree, that little extra cushion from a sock or thin flip flops or a thin open toe slipper sometimes just gives my feet a little treat! ... (8 replies)
... Thank you so much for your reply and tips. ... (18 replies)
... Hi Amberoo, if your surgery was in Dec 09 then it is still early. I had the big toe fused six months ago, and the incision is still a little sensitive. It was sensitive a couple of months ago too. Be patient. ... (24 replies)
... i so regret everyday for not getting a second opinion on getting it or other options.... my doctor never told me i would not be able to bend my toe all the way and i can't AT ALL now wear boots or heels when i wear flip flops i have to wear a bandade just because it is so sensitive. ... (24 replies)
... My toes work well. I lost some mobility, but hypermobility was one of the reasons the bunion got so bad. ... (3 replies)
... surgery shoe at two months per doctors orders, as well as a silicone spacer. After 10 weeks, I was allowed to wear regular shoes, but I really only wore crocs or flip flops for about a month, then I wore a pair of sneakers a size bigger then my normal ones for another few months. ... (18 replies)
Bunion Splints
Jun 27, 2009
... Thank you earthworm88 for your response and kind words. I don't wear any shoes except for when I have to unless you call "flip flops" shoes if that's what they're called today. ... (2 replies)
... op appt he changed his mind to a bunion surgery only. My bunion was quite severe. ... (6 replies)
... I've actually viewed a handful of bunionectomy and hammertoe surgeries. ... (50 replies)
... hi bunion, i had to have big toe fusion after a failed bunionectomy. i had the fusion when i was 50 and that was 2 years ago. i am such an active person even playing singles in tennis. this saga is about 3 years old. the pain and the surgeries were horrible. ... (20 replies)
... I had toes on my left foot straighten when I had bunion surgery in Jan. I wish I hadn't had them done. I can't bend the toes and yes they are shorter and don't match the other foot. I can wear my heels, at first it hurt, but it got better because I will wear heels, I love them. ... (14 replies)


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