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... first and second metatarsal is 5 degrees over and the degrees between first metatarsal and the phalange is 10 degrees over healthy. He also feels like a dorsal bunion was created during surgery and this jams my joint at every step. ... (4 replies)
... The reason many physicians do not perform the procedure is because it has a much higher failure rate than the typical bunion surgery. Many times, quick fixes are not the best fixes. ... (19 replies)
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... I am sorry to hear the nurse dropped that comment. She really does not have the knowledge or experience as a patient or doctor to do that. No one can make that decision but you. And you need answers from your doctor in order to make that decision. So here are some questions I needed to have answered before I decided to go forward. 1. Why do you recommend I do this now?... (74 replies)
... It all depends on how bad your bunion is. ... (1 replies)
... Hello, I have a pretty extensive history. I have had two bunion surgeries on my left foot and both were a failure in my opinion. I had my first one done is Aug of 2007, it was done by a POD and he did a lapidus procedure. ... (2 replies)
... I am wondering if anyone with bunions tried bunion regulator devices to possibly avoid surgery. ... (0 replies)
... mtp fusion of big toe for a bunion in dec. ... (2 replies)
... I believe that unless you can drastically change your expectations, you had better not have surgery. :nono: A fusion will usually require you to be nonweightbearing for 2 or (more likely) 3 months!! The splint is only the beginning! What about icing and elevation and pain medication!! :rolleyes: You will be lucky to get out of bed or off the sofa in the first few days. ... (5 replies)
... I can say that I never had a bunion surgery, I have had several foot surgeries but not a bunion. If you do not take care of this now, you will have more problems later in life. ... (27 replies)
... I hope your foot heals really fast so you can get your corrective surgery soon! I really feel for you after what I went through too your doctor's behavior is inexcusable! He is just begging to be sued; he could have ameliorated a bad situation by being honest and frankly discussing what actually happened during surgery and then offering to fix it for free right away. ... (15 replies)
... Hi Caroline, A clog does not sound like a good shoe to start off in as you have to flex your foot to keep it from sliding off with every step. I would be inclined to think a sneaker would be a better choice. A heavier sock would also be better as it would give you better cushioning. Ron (4 replies)
... that if the bunion returns it will be in the mild category. ... (4 replies)
... had Austin procedure and osteotomy for moderate bunion - 12 days crutches non weight bearing, then wore surgical shoe for 1 1/2 week, then sneakers for 3 days now 4 weeks post op got pin out and have bunion forming again (was 80-90% corrected initial postop). What went wrong? I got very little guidance and so many contradictory advice - that it was okay to walk and do toe... (4 replies)
... I had had bunion surgery on both feet about 30 years ago and it seems that is what helped this all to happen according to the doctor. ... (7 replies)
... gap measure. I've always thought of fusion as last resort and worry about failure and what happens if that fails and it is the last resort. ... (1 replies)
... I went through 2 toe surgeries to correct bunion which was done; had pins in 4 toes and at end of recovery period, 8 weeks, pins were removed and within 2 weeks they were turning toward big toe as they are now. The 3rd toe is completely underneath 2nd toe which is painful, toenail never grew back and end of toe where pin was is very painful. I was sent to ortho surgeon as... (4 replies)
... t. According to the Medical Board of California, Department of Consumer affairs website, Dr. Moy has been accused of but has not admitted to acts of negligence, failure to maintain adequate, accurate medical records, sexual misconduct with a patient, signing false statements in medical records among other things. ... (73 replies)
Apr 25, 2009
... I know your story well. I too had a cheilectomy/osteotomy 2 plus years ago and lived with miserable pain for two more years before firing my pod and seeking out an ortho surgeon that is a foot specialist. I had a fusion on that foot 12 weeks ago and was told with stage 3 or 4 hallux ridgidus and cheilectomy is a waste of time and energy. I'm confident this will be the... (18 replies)
Apr 25, 2009
... just swelling still from the surgery, but it's only gotten worse. I mentioned this to my surgeon who didn't even look at my foot and reassure me that it's not a bunion All he said was if you still have pain in 2 weeks come in and we'll do injections into the toe joint. ... (18 replies)

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