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... rays and did not see any fracture. They diagnosed Plantar Fasciitis and gave me prednisone, naproxen and some exercises for after the pain subsided. A month and a half later, I got tired of the pain and was not experiencing Plantar Fasciitis symptoms at all. I picked a Dr. ... (0 replies)
... Thanks for posting and sharing your experience. It sounds like your surgery turned out very well, congrats! ... (10 replies)
... I had bunion surgery over 18 months ago on my right foot for a severe bunion where my big toe was crossing over the second toe and pushing up through the top of my shoe. I had to have a Lapidus procedure where the bone further up in the foot was actually fused. ... (10 replies)

... I have been having pain in the ball of the foot for quite some time. ... (3 replies)
... first metatarsal, shortening of second and pin in the hammertoe.... ... (0 replies)
... I had my pre op visit with my surgeon today. I sure hope this is all worth it. He said I am not having bunion and hammertoe surgery I am having foot reconstruction. It will be about a 6 hr surgery. ... (15 replies)
... I have just seen your message as I have not been able to get online for a few weeks since my op. I know how you feel about the replies, or rather, lack of! I have put a few posts on here and felt very alone with not a single reply... ... (20 replies)
... I have a very short 1st toe, big toe. to I put all my weight on the other toes esp 2 and 3. I have had 3 sets of orthotics which have either helped the lesser toe pain and caused alot of pain in the big toe, or less pain in the big toe with loads more pain inthe rest or they just done help. ... (7 replies)
... My second toe did have the pin inserted for 7 weeks before it was pulled out. ... (18 replies)
... Hello again, Tootsie, and thank you so much for writing once more. ... (10 replies)
... The reason your 2nd toe looks like it shortened was the fact that your big toe was straightened so it sticks out further. Impossible for a 2nd toe to get shorter from a bunionectomy. The type of osteotomy to correct the bunion and who does it has a lot to do with how much shortening you will get. ... (10 replies)
... I responded to your first post and ironically, here I am again able to offer you a response to this question. I had bunion correction in order to relieve my discomfort, but at the same time I had my big toe shortened, not a lot as it doesn't look that much different. ... (10 replies)
... shortened and would share their experience. ... (10 replies)
... We sound like we are in the same boat. My pain is mostly in the ball of my foot. I just went to an orthopedic surgeon specializing in feet for a second opinion. ... (35 replies)
... My first bunion surgery needed improvement. Had the same doctor do a 2nd bunion surgery called a LAPIDUS procedure where the bone cut was higher on the bone. The goal is to rotate the first big foot bone horizontally towards the little toe and vertically downward towards the floor. ... (0 replies)
... I don't really understand this. Sounds like different then what I had. I had tendon moved, then a procedure to shave the bump and move the joint at the big toe. THen I had the fusion up by the ankle of the metatarsal with three screw. Nothing was done to my second toe. ... (8 replies)
... I had surgery to correct one of my bunions about 10 months ago. I recovered nicely and everything seemed to be ok. ... (2 replies)
... Oh, it sounds like the doctor recommended a surgery similar to mine. I'm not sure what "closed based wedge procedure" means. ... (35 replies)
... I had my big toe fused last year, and am running just fine. I am not a distance runner, but play competitive tennis, so I was very concerned about having the surgery done. ... (6 replies)
... I am curious if anyone who has had their big toe fused is also a runner and if they have had any difficulties running after the fusion. ... (6 replies)


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