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... I meant to get back to you sooner. I am not wearing a splint this time but I did with my 1st set of bunion surgeries. What I had was more like the Bort bunion regulator but you have a Darco splint, right? ... (17 replies)
Bad bunion surgery
Oct 18, 2003
... elieve the pain in the right foot because he shortened the 1st metatarsal too much so all my body weight falls on the 2nd metatarsal head when I walk. Sorry this post is so long but everything is so complicated with my feet. ... (61 replies)
Bruised feeling
Oct 14, 2003
... It's OK to babble, that's what these boards are for! You raised some very good questions. While researching bunion surgery before I had my right foot done, I found out that there are many different procedures available to correct bunions. ... (4 replies)

... Hello, everyone! Time for me to put my 2-cents in regarding ice. I had bunion & hammertoe surgery 6/3. It was a Lapidus procedure, pretty aggressive surgery for very severe condition. I was in a hard cast from right after the surgery until about 3-1/2 weeks, give or take a day or so. My point: Basically, I did not ice! Before the surgery, I had been reading (on these boards)... (20 replies)
... I have been having computer problems but it looks like I will be able to post tonight. ... (13 replies)
... Hi, sianka, I've been away from these boards for awhile, so maybe this message is no longer timely, but I had a Lapidus procedure on June 3 to correct a very unstable right foot with severe bunion and painful hammertoe (2nd toe). Recovery took about 7 weeks, the 1st 3-1/2 weeks in hard casts up to the knee, no weight-bearing at all during that time. Then I was allowed partial... (11 replies)
... Hi, fatcat, Here's my report, for what it's worth: I'm 3 months post-op, right foot bunionectomy & hammertoe correction (2nd toe). I had a very unstable, wobbly foot with large bunion & painful 2nd toe. Now the foot is strong & stable, no wobblies, no more pain in toe, balance is much better, shoe size is the same. Doing toe stretching exercises 2 or 3 times a day keeps the... (1 replies)
... ed Podiatric surgeon. If you prefer an Orthopedic surgeon, it's important to pick one who not only specializes in the lower limbs, but one who has performed many bunion surgeries. Podiatrists generally get more cases of this nature because the foot is their area of expertise. ... (8 replies)
... I was in lots of pain for the first week. I, too, had a successuf bunion surgery and I'm so happy that I had it done. The temporary pain was worth it! ... (18 replies)
... I am post-op 6 weeks--bunion and hammertoe, pins came out this Tuesday, 2 more weeks in surgical shoe then on to tennis shoes or whatever. Finally got a bath(oh I love my baths!--not a shower person) last night and a lot of dead skin came off. I hit a milestone this morning and got a sock on the foot. I looked at my foot and looked at the sock and wondered how am I going to... (14 replies)
... I'm facing the same surgery, I'm afraid. I had bunion and hammertoe surgery last August, and have had problems ever since. ... (99 replies)
... I'm a new member of this chat board and have enjoyed reviewing all the comments regarding bunion surgery. You folks are articulate and very informing and helpful! ... (63 replies)
... Hi Marysol, Just wanted to say good luck, and please don't worry or let posts like mine discourage you from having surgery if you need it. My main complaint, if you can read between the lines of all my whining, is that I feel like my doctor wasn't realistic with me when we originally discussed surgery. He repeatedly said that bunion surgery used to be a major... (114 replies)




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