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... yes please, keep writing. I am in Calgary, Alberta Canada and they dont do the minimally invasive surgery here, they do do it in TOronto, Ontario but i would have to get a hotel. ... (19 replies)
... I can't speak for the health system in Canada but there is no way I would let a podiatrist do this on me. I have a pod whom I like and use for some things. But foot surgery involving cutting bones is not one. I would use a sports med ortho who is foot and ankle board certified. They have many more years of study than pods. ... (14 replies)
... if it bothers me when I am wearing an ordinary shoe that he will remove it at one of his clinics. I also had the nerve pain before hand and it was awful, second foot not so bad but it was starting to get that way. ... (18 replies)

... I had the austin cut and had 1 pin in my foot for about 4 weeks. The doc decided to let me have the pin to secure the new cut instead of a screw. ... (18 replies)
... Yes, I know him. I would not go to a podiatrist as opposed to an orthopedic surgeon in Canada for surgery. ... (13 replies)
... I had my left bunion removed 25 years ago and had the right one done 5 weeks ago. ... (1 replies)
... I was mainly taking the Advil because I'm a side sleeper and I didn't think I'd sleep well with my foot in the air. I toss and turn a lot and wake up each time so I had to take care not to just swing my foot around as I turned over. ... (12 replies)
... for the cutting of my bunion. According to my doc, my bunion was not too bad but due to it pressing against my nerves, it has been giving me a lot of grieve the past years. ... (18 replies)
... Hello All, Nice to hear from the other side of the world of their bunion healing experiences. ... (41 replies)
... Hi Delightfuldior, thanks for your reply! It is always nice to hear from people from the other side of the world of their bunion healing experience. ... (41 replies)
... Well I had mine done under the national health...but you can have it done privately if you have medical insurance...but getting a bunion under insurance can be quite tricky! I thought in Canada and America that foot surgery is mainly don by Podiatrists? ... (64 replies)
... bandage off on Monday and stitches out. Two more days then I get my foot back after two weeks or being stuck at home. ... (87 replies)
... bandage off on Monday and stitches out. Two more days then I get my foot back after two weeks or being stuck at home. ... (87 replies)
... My toes work well. I lost some mobility, but hypermobility was one of the reasons the bunion got so bad. ... (3 replies)
... ave to pay. The orthopaedic surgeon I went to currently has a three month waiting list, which isn't bad. I was put right under with general anesthesia, and the surgery was performed in Burnaby General Hospital. I was able to go home a couple hours after waking up, and could get around easily on crutches. ... (9 replies)
... After all that and I forgot the mention the name of the ortho dr. that I've been seeing who's public practice is at St. Paul's. He is a foot and ankle specialist and his name is Dr. Murray Penner. He has an excellent reputation and he is who the Vancouver Canucks go to see when they have problems. ... (9 replies)
... o you for awhile now, but anyways, here I am. As far as choosing between a podiatrist and orthopedic surgeon, I would say an ortho and one who specializes in the foot and ankle. That is just my opinion. ... (9 replies)
... are you considering an orthopedic surgeon for the second surgery because you think they are better than podiatrists? ... (9 replies)
... What was the severity of your bunion and did you have a simple surgery done with realighnment of the joint and removal of the bump and pins etc or did you have a more elaborate surgery performed. Sorry for all the questions...... ... (9 replies)
... I am approaching the 2 year mark since my surgery and I am still having problems unfortunately. ... (9 replies)


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