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... ay. I am allowed to put weight on the foot but also have crutches in case. After reading some other posts here, I'm worried that I'm overdoing it and slowing the healing process. ... (4 replies)
... but my mom had the same problem. She wasn't back on crutches, but was in increasing pain the whole year after her bunion surgery. It wasn't until the doc went back in, removed the screws and removed excess scar tissue, that she was back to normal. ... (8 replies)
... I am 7 weeks post Chevorn Bunionectomy and tailor bunion surgery. Absorbable screw in big toe only w absorbable stitches. ... (8 replies)

... big toe and my tailors bunion also shaved and stitched. Absorbable pin in big toe as well as absorbable stitches. ... (6 replies)
... I had my first great toe fusion two years ago because of severe arthritis after two bunion surgeries. ... (9 replies)
... I too have read that the chevon is the same as the Austin procedure. There does seem to be a big difference in what the doctor's personal preferences are, some use wires, screws or pins, some put patients in cast, and some in walking casts/shoes. I personally don't know how much it really matters the degree of angle that is being fixed. It does matter if it is a base... (7 replies)
... Mine looks pretty disgusting but PT and doc seem to think its healing nicely. Anything is better than that awful bunion though. I have no feeling where the cut is which if fine with me becuase I have to massage that area twice a day to relieve scar tissue. ... (35 replies)
... I work out of my home, so I did not have to formally take time off. However, if I'd had to go back to office work I probably would have been able to do that after one week off. ... (3 replies)
... You should be fine to have your surgery in March. You will not be racing around putting a lot of stress on your good foot, anyway, you'll likely spend a lot of time lying around with your feet up. ... (9 replies)
... OMG Judy! Yours story is a nightmare! You poor girl. I never would have imagined that a bunion could create such havoc. My little sis had both of her feet done at the same time as did my dad's wife. ... (25 replies)
... My bunion was in the normal place, on the side. He fixed that and put in a pin. I have had a fat foot since surgery. It is super swollen and creepy looking. ... (25 replies)
... o go to an orthopedic surgeon. If you go to an orthopedic surgeon I would recommend going to a foot and ankle specialist. Five weeks is still very early in the healing process for you. Be patient and keep in touch with your doctor. ... (10 replies)
Toe Exercises
Feb 6, 2004
... or those with a healing problem. I won't see him again until I go in for my second bunionectomy. From here on in, he says, it's just time and exercise. ... (3 replies)
... Your right foot and leg need to be stable. If you have arch supports, use them any time you are on your feet. ... (34 replies)
Bad bunion surgery
Oct 19, 2003
... your username is really cute and creative! Keep on healing and keep us posted. ... (61 replies)
Glad I did it!!!!
Oct 17, 2003
... t not down and isn't touching the floor when I'm barefoot. Still have the golf ball feeling too. Have talked to my podiatrist about it and he says I still have healing to do and to give it at least 6 months post op. I still also have some swelling. ... (5 replies)
... hen they come out. Do use your Rx pain meds. I went off them after the 2nd day and that was stupid! You can't do that as it's too painful and, this was the first time I'd ever finished any pain Rx as I used ALL of my Percocet! ... (8 replies)
... usually, I just take a few pills. That tells you it was a painful time which lasted longer than I thought it would. ... (3 replies)
... Hello I had my surgery July 16th and had the bunion removed and the bone cut and a screw and long L shaped wire pin in I was in a non wieght splint and crutches for 7 weeks and the walking shoe for one was glad to get rid of that now got to get use to shoes the foot is healing good but a lot of tingling and ect will go with time I hope I am great at following the dr... (3 replies)
Bunionectomy woes
Aug 14, 2003
... bunion. My original doctor told me I would have the 6 week cast on with a pin. When I had the time to do the surgery, the original Dr. no longer took my HMO, but referred me to a doctor that did. ... (4 replies)




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