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... Altough my surgeon called it foot reconstruction surgery. My surgery lasted 6 hrs and I spent 2 nights in the hospital. He removed the joints and shortened the metatarsals in 4 of my toes and straightened and removed the bunion on both sides of my foot. ... (9 replies)
... I am searching for a doctor to perform surgery on my hammer toe. Today I saw Dr. Moy as suggested by a friend. He is the fourth doctor that I have seen regarding my surgery. ... (73 replies)
... free recuperation. While it is known that the recovery from bunion surgery can be very difficult and the pain excruciating, I had no need for any pain pills and was on my feet for limited periods the first week. Five days after surgery, I was put into a pneumatic boot. Amazing! ... (73 replies)

... take it easy, slow down, recovery takes time. I feel like I can do more but don't want to push myself. ... (40 replies)
... I am a 62 yr old female, have put this off for yrs since I was a hairstylist and could not be off my feet long enough to have this done. I am retired now so I am taking the plunge. I have a severe bunion and hammertoes. ... (5 replies)
... First off, I want to comment on the "never a need for surgery" and point out that bunion and hammer toe are very different conditions than pttd. To each their own but a blanket statement like these are not accurate as everyone has different situations. ... (12 replies)
... See an orthopedic in a hospital DON"T go to a podiatrist in a clinic. Don't go alone to consultations and if the doctor does not tell you about the contraindications, risks, and pain. See someone else. ... (1 replies)
... So happy to hear you are having a smooth recovery. I totally respect all the input from everyone I have received for my particular situation and have finally come to a decision. ... (11 replies)
... Well, I had my surgery this morning. The surgery was a little more extensive than what the doctor had originally planned. In addition to the bunionectomy and hammer toe, he shortened the second metatarsal because of a deformity of my foot. This was all done under local with sedation. I felt like I was in a "twilight zone". ... (16 replies)
... OP never responded to her post so wonder what happened. I am 6 weeks post op. Great toe fusion with three hammer toes fused and metatarsals shortened. My surgeon is conservative and told me I would have a cast for ten weeks, primarily because of the big toe fusion. ... (6 replies)
... I wanted to write a thorough "review" of my surgery to hopefully help those who are as scared as I was for my buinonectomy. ... (0 replies)
... and on top of that a hammer toe fix right next to it. So ya...that would explain your complaint of the R foot being uncooperative compared to your L. ... (18 replies)
... I can only speak to the lapidus bunionectomy, I had one done on each foot. If I had three feet, I would have had to have three surgeries, I'm that lucky. Having surgery on your foot is a scary prospect for anyone, but you can help allay your fears by doing everything you can to prepare yourself and your house for surgery. ... (4 replies)
... m brand new on this forum, and was thrilled to discover it this morning! I also am trying to decide whether to have bunion surgery. ... (6 replies)
Jan 15, 2015
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... consultants I have had it removed. That was a few weeks ago, now only just managed to remove my bandages and can walk in the wedge boot thing. Incision was from the side and scar should be quite neat when it heals by the looks of it so far. ... (4 replies)
... This decision is so individual. I have heard many say that you need to be dramatically impacted by your bunion in order to feel that the surgery and recovery are worth it. ... (6 replies)
... I'm 57, active, and have had bunions since childhood. My sister had the surgery when she was 23, when I was 11, and the docs looked at my feet and nodded knowingly. ... (24 replies)
... five months after a double bunionectomy and hammertoe surgeries my scars are very thin and light, especially the ones where I had hammertoes. ... (7 replies)
... This is a very important element. I drove after I think 4 weeks. The problem with driving before that is I had a really hard time putting my feet down for more than just a minute or two because the blood would flow there really rapidly and throb like crazy. ... (6 replies)

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