... hammertoe surgery and have been doing the big toe exercises for a week. I was told not to be afraid to force the toe to the maximum range of motion. It hurts! ... (2 replies)
... I am also a bunion newby. I have been looking at this webpage for a few weeks since I had been thinking of having surgery done and found it helpful to see what others have experienced. I had my bunion correction surgery this morning. ... (7 replies)
... I was wondering if anyone, has experienced ankle pain following bunion correction surgery or sesmoid removal surgery, because I have had both, and am experiencing pain in inside of ankle when walk, and has not decreased in recent weeks, and no injuries were made to my ankle...thank you ASUgirl (1 replies)
... I had my bunionectomy under local, although, as the time grew nearer I asked to have a sedative just before going in so they gave me pethadine which relaxed me although I was still awake - I just felt like I was 'stoned'. I had my discman with me and felt no anxiety at all, I was not even distressed by all the sounds - I just turned the music up real loud when the noisy parts... (16 replies)
... hammertoe surgery under local? ... (16 replies)
... in fact, I'm currently recovering for bunion correction surgery on my left foot for the second time! ... (1 replies)
... About 6-8 weeks out after bilateral bunionette ( Tailor's Bunion, 5th metatarsal ) correction surgery, I developed a swollen knot on the TOP of my foot at the base of my pinky toe. But only on the left foot! The swelling feels hard like bone, but X-rays show that it's made up of soft tissue.
My podiatrist is stumped, and the second podiatrist I saw wasn't much more... (4 replies)
... If this foot surgery will improve your quality of life, you should absolutely not forget about it. I am 4.5 weeks out from a bunion correction, and hammertoe corrections on ALL 4 smaller toes. I also had a bone spur on my big toe. So I had a lot done. ... (8 replies)
... Do not get "minimally invasive" bunion surgery. I say this for several reasons. ... (4 replies)
... I never waited for driving approval. I had bilateral tailors bunion correction in summer 2008. ... (12 replies)
... I had surgery at Toronto Western Hospital. Dr. Syed is the surgeon who did my bunion. ... (3 replies)
... moderate bunion no matter what I do. ... (4 replies)
... i did get orthodics after my bunion surgery. my dr had them made and they he really helped. ... (4 replies)
... I will be going for bunion surgery next week.. I intend to get orthotic shoes after i have recovered. ... (4 replies)
... I am curious how may people got orthotics after having bunion surgery? ... (4 replies)
... Hi Steve, Six weeks ago, 1st December 2008, I had surgery to remove bone spurs on both big toes and also the removal of bunionettes on my little toes, on both feet. ... (49 replies)
... It really depends on the extent of your surgery and your insurance. Once I came from the Dr. ... (5 replies)
... es that compress the bunion. And ugly feet don't bother him I guess. I'm okay in those wide stretchy shoes or flip flops. Even if it's unsightly to see a big red bunion and overlapping toes. So, I hope if I get it done I don't turn out worse off then I was before the surgery, down the road, or I'll never hear the end of it. ... (5 replies)
... I was able to start wearing shoes two weeks after my double bunionectomy and hammertoe correction surgery (Surgical sandals until then). My doctor wanted me to start out in gym shoes; he didn't seem to care much what kind except that I shouldn't try to buy them ahead of time. I had to buy really wide ones to accomodate the swelling. I chose fairly supportive ones, but I was... (9 replies)
... I have had bunion correction surgery for both feet (one a year ago and the other almost two years).
I wear flip flops constantly. I am in Wisconsin and just snow storms keep me from wearing them!!
I found that flip flops with a rigid bottom work the best at first.
They can be just cheap rubber type but the bottom is the key to comfort.
Thicker and more rigid.
At first,... (9 replies)