... You can see at the bottom of my post all the surgeries I had done at one time. I am glad I went ahead and got everything done at one time. My recovery time on my foot is 12 to 18 months but at least I got the worse part over with. ... (8 replies)
... evron bunionectomy though not exactly the same. I have not had hammertoes. That beign said, I don't know why you couldn't do them all at the same time and the recovery time seems normal. ... (8 replies)
... you get your stitches out. Each one seems to have slightly different instructions. Ask direct questions so you know what your surgeon wants you to do for your recovery to go well. ... (1 replies)
... is should I go have a 2nd opinion from a doctor that offers a choice between pins vs screws as well as doing both feet at same time if my goal is to shorten the recovery time? ... (8 replies)
... bunionette and hammertoe done, and I went downstairs to do laundry about 10 days later with no ill effects....I probably should have waited 2 weeks though. ... (6 replies)
... I should say that I had three procedures done, Evans, hammertoe and bunion. Allot of surgery and I am a work in progress. I am one year out. ... (50 replies)
... I've actually viewed a handful of bunionectomy and hammertoe surgeries. ... (50 replies)
... I'm supposed to be getting it done (as well as the hammertoe procedure) on June 4th... I'm not looking forward to spending my summer bedbound and indoors. :( (50 replies)
... I have bunion surgery and hammertoe repair 3 weeks ago. I wish I never did it. I am in more pain. I also have to shooting pain and feeling like a string. ... (20 replies)
... Hello dai3symae and debbie g, I don't know if either of you can help me or not. Here is a little about my history. I had lapidus bunion surgery Aug 2007, well something was not done right. My big toe was too short, my second toe was too long. ... (20 replies)
... i so hope you go for at least 2 more opinions with an ortho foot specialist. toe fusion means you will never be able to bend the big toe-its final. your style of shoes will be different and its a long recovery. i had it done at 50 and thank goodness i am fine. no more pain and i can actually wear cute shoes. its been 2 years and the swelling keeps going down! i had it... (20 replies)
... So, here is my story..... On December 19, 2006 I had a MTP fusion of the big toe because of a severe bunion. My recovery went really well.....I did not experience much pain, I kept my foot up all the time so there really wasn't any swelling, and the toe looked great! ... (0 replies)
... I had a bunion osteotomy and hammertoe surgery. I was NWB for 6 weeks. I have been in PT for 4 weeks learning to walk again. ... (3 replies)
... I had surgery on my foot 4 weeks ago to correct nerve damage and fix scar tissue, but I wanted to say Sue, that my doc didn't talk with me after the surgery either. He did come to check on me in recovery, but I don't remember that at all. With anesthesia, you probably wouldn't remember much of what he told you anyways! He did come out to see my family in the waiting room,... (16 replies)
... y impressed with my doctor and how he explained exactly what he was going to do. He even called me this afternoon to see how I was doing! He didn't minimze the recovery time and advised me to stay off the foot except to go to the bathroom until he sees me in a week. I'm really feeling some moderate pain this evening. ... (16 replies)
... It will be a few weeks before you can drive, and several weeks before you even want to think about putting any type of shoes on your feet! Tennis shoes will be best at first, and you may even need a size bigger. Don't expect a quick recovery, take your time recovering and you will do great!! (16 replies)
... Just a little update on my surgeries...
I feel like I'm almost stalking this website :P but this board has really helped me through my bunion/hammertoe surgeries (4 wks and 6 wks post-op for each foot). I'm doing pretty well now.. still a bit of swelling (i can't fit into my own shoes yet so i had to buy some extra big/wide sneakers to wear for the next few more weeks),... (4 replies)
... I had bunion & hammertoe surgery (L foot)on Oct. 1. The dr. said there are 2 screws on the big toe, he said sometimes the screws can stay in, but usually they give problems.
1. Am I supposed to have these screws out during a specific period of my recovery???
2.How would I know if the screws are giving me a "problem"??
3.Do I have to wait until there is a... (7 replies)
... and am 4 weeks post op. I had a number of things done to my foot as opposed to the standard one or two. The bunion was cut out, and the large toe repositioned using a staple and a pin which will stay in. The second toe was hammertoed and overlapping. ... (1 replies)
... You asked what my recovery was like, since I had some similar procedures to what you are having. ... (10 replies)