... 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)
... 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)
... I had my pre op visit with my surgeon today. I sure hope this is all worth it. He said I am not having bunion and hammertoe surgery I am having foot reconstruction. It will be about a 6 hr surgery. ... (15 replies)
... hammertoe surgery the 1st of year with an orthopedic surgeon. ... (8 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)
... 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. ... (16 replies)
... Well, I had my surgery this morning. The surgery was a little more extensive than what the doctor had originally planned. ... (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)
... 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)
... 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)
... I've had the neuroma removed and a big toe surgery similar to the chevron bunionectomy though not exactly the same. I have not had hammertoes. ... (8 replies)
... Hi. I had lapidus and hammertoe surgery 17 days ago. I was off pain meds after day 3 and was fairly comfortable until last night. All of the sudden I have intense pain again. ... (0 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 plan to go to pt as soon as my doctor will allow, my toes are very stiff and and straight. Because of a toe infection after surgery, my recovery will be longer than expected. Thanks for your comments. ... (6 replies)
... I had hammertoe and had two toes fused. I wanted to let you know that you don't have to waist your energy on worrying about the pin removal. ... (20 replies)
... I had bunion surgery on both feet and hammertoe surgery on one toe a little over two weeks ago now, and so far it has gone surprisingly brilliantly in terms of pain and discomfort. ... (20 replies)
... I am trying to remember if your second toe had the pin in after hammertoe surgery or not. Do you know which exact technique was done on your second toe to correct for hammertoe? ... (18 replies)
... With regard to your second toe. Someone who had hammertoe surgery done can probably give you a better answer. But from what I know, there is still swelling on the ball, and you haven't used or moved that toe in what... ... (18 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)