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... I'm a newbe here but am enjoying reading the posts. In March or April of 2013, I will be having bunion surgery. Why am I waiting so long? ... (5 replies)
... Im having a bunion operation done on both my feet on 22Feb 2011. I have been reading the message threads on bunion ops and doing them on both feet, and it makes me alittle nervous. ... (11 replies)
... I found it very helpful. I thought using crutches wouldn't be a problem, but I learned I was a disaster waiting to happen. I decided to take the crutches and a walker, even though my pride was hurt. I'm glad I did. The walker gave me more stability. ... (13 replies)

... op crutch training. I thought I would do well but discovered I was a disaster on crutches during the training. I left humbled and with walker in tow. ... (24 replies)
... My first bunion was a disaster in that I had to have two surgeries. ... (11 replies)
... Ahh don't worry about it. I was actually supposed to get my surgery done last year, but I kept putting it off because I'm a huge wimp (as you can see). It might not get worse for you if they aren't that bad right now. Get some orthotics, stretch out your shoes, and steer clear of crowded/tight/high shoes as much as possible, and there's a good chance that they'll stabilize.... (39 replies)
... How is your recovery? I am weighing options. Just had 3rd cortisone injection. Doc says we have almost exhausted all conservative measures but, wants me to continue with injection if I can. She did give me names of 2 surgeons. After everything I read I am very concerned about surgery. I don't want to be worse after the surgery and I don't want to be limited to boat shoes... (125 replies)
... Hi MF - sorry to hear you are having a lousy time. I am almost 7 weeks post op now and still have some bruising and a lump on the sole of my foot. It is taking longer to heal second time around. My surgeon is happy with the progress. If I were you and feel strongly - see another surgeon. My other foot - bunion disaster - rumbles on and I sought a second opinion. The upshot of... (125 replies)
... ray and the bunion is gone! ... (41 replies)
... ooking forward to using it for some freedom and independence, but I guess I'm just not graceful or coordinated enough for it! LOL Plus my left foot has a big ol' bunion too and just isn't steady enough, I think. So it's really good to hear your stories and learn that it won't last forever! ... (30 replies)
... My first bunion surgery was a complete disaster. ... (8 replies)
... Hello Carolyn, PLEASE!!! Use an OS for this operation. Mark Myerson at Mercy Hospital in Baltimore is probably one of the best. I had both bunions removed by a podiatrist and the second operation was a disaster. I have to wear special orthotics to compensate for the poor "carpentry". I can share more details. Rick (17 replies)
... Hi MF - I saw my dr yesterday and had the stitches out. I am quite pleased that the scar is fairly neat and about 2 inches long. The bruising is fairly horrific though across my toes, side of my foot and underneath. Dr said I had been half good! Although I have not been out walking with the crutches, but in a wheelchair for shopping trips, just having my foot lowered has... (125 replies)
I'm Nervous : (
Oct 9, 2006
... Don't be nervous, you will do fine. I had bunion surgery on July 21, 2006. My big toe had moved almost out of the socket so the bunion had to be removed, the toe put back into socket and two pins put in. ... (6 replies)
Lapidus Procedure?
Oct 19, 2004
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Lapidus Procedure?
Aug 18, 2004
... The Lapidus procedure is one of the first described procedures for correction of Hallux valgus or bunion deformity. ... (6 replies)
Bad bunion surgery
Oct 28, 2003
... I do believe that surgery done correctly is worth it. Medicine has come too far for me to believe that a bunion cannot be fixed. Just beware of all the quacks out there. Good luck! ... (61 replies)
Bad bunion surgery
Oct 28, 2003
... I do believe that surgery done correctly is worth it. Medicine has come too far for me to believe that a bunion cannot be fixed. Just beware of all the quacks out there. Good luck! ... (61 replies)


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