... I have had flat feet all my life, and bilateral bunions that give me pain. I chickened out of bunion surgery in my 20s. ... (18 replies)
... Hello everyone. I too am new. I have a lot of experience with foot surgeries. I am a high school teacher and suppose that is why-after 30 years on your feet, they wear out!
I was told at the first appt that I had a hallux valgus and a bipartite sesamoid. The first surgery was a bunionectomy and they removed the sesamoid bones (bipartite) closest to the bunion (outside. I... (0 replies)
... I have a fairly large bunion on my left foot and my toes are starting to be crowded. The bunion hurts only occasionally, so the pain itself is not a big issue for now. ... (8 replies)
... old male, formerly somewhat athletic, and now limping around on a bad knee and feet with bunions. The bunion on my left foot is pretty big and my toes are justing starting to experience some deformity. ... (8 replies)
... Hi, I'm new to this. I am having my right big toe fused and pinned with bunion surgery. The next toe will have a rod in it also. Has anyone had good results with this? ... (4 replies)
... Have you seen your doctor or PT yet? Just curious as to what they've said. I'm 6.5 weeks post-op bunion/hammertoe surgery and have been doing the big toe exercises for a week. I was told not to be afraid to force the toe to the maximum range of motion. It hurts! But I was told that if it doesn't hurt then I'm not pushing far enough. You have to get that joint's flexibility... (2 replies)
... I'm not sure but from everything I read surgery is the only way to correct it. You can wear supports etc but I have to be careful cuz it hurts really bad if I try to keep it down. I've found a way to keep my toes the way they should be so we'll see if they heal that way. I sure hope so. ... (7 replies)
... It hurts in other toes because you are compensating for the big toe. ... (1 replies)
... se, I suggest getting a second opinion. X rays will show how much cartilege is left and whether that could be causing your pain. It doesn't matter how well the bunion surgery went if you don't have enough cartilege left. ... (6 replies)
... d anle surgeon in Boston i would not doubt i had enough cartalidge sinde i have Rheumatoid arthritis they did a sodt tiissue proxedure where they just shaved the bunion then they lightened and loosened tendons and ligaments to repostion my toe ! ... (6 replies)
... I had bunion surgery October 2012 and i feel like it wasnt a success it still hurts just like before , i am very dissapointed i also had my second toe fixed as it was crossing over the big toe and they put a screw in and i had to have it removed about 3 months ago due to the bone was rejecting and causing pain and swelling so i am really sick of this foot hurting ! Anyone with... (6 replies)
... I had an atypical recovery. The bones knitted well and a little on time, but I developed a bone infection which had me casted and NWB for 6 months, after which I followed the routine PT protocol. I never had pain after the surgery until after PT was completed. Now it hurts only when I first put weight on it after lying down or having it propped - but not when I rise from a... (13 replies)
... in it which makes it difficult to bend it all the way down. My Dr has advised me to manually move my toe a couple times everyday to break up scar tissue, but it hurts ALOT!!And as for my index toe it has two screws and its still pretty swollen and "loose" which is bothering me. ... (2 replies)
... I've just passed my five month anniversary and had my followup visit with the OS. Thankfully, all looks really great (YAY!!!!) with the exception of my screws.
As the swelling went down, and it took a good 4 months, the screws started poking out.
Actually two in my heal poked out from the beginning. There is one screw on the exterior of my ankle that hurts. Lately it's been... (9 replies)
... It certainly hurts when I put it down or step on it, but I can tell it's improving. ... (2 replies)
... I agree with you mnags, about the pain when putting your foot down! When the blood rushes to it, it hurts like heck, doesn't it. ... (15 replies)
... couple minutes it feels like a ton of bricks are parked on it. I have cut back on pain meds but sure won't be going off them anytime soon, even though it barely hurts while it's elevated. ... (15 replies)
... Hi Bonnie. They put the boot on at the hospital when I left so I guess it's ok I am walking on it.(?) The doctor told my husband to have me walk on the heel part and to NOT walk without it. I have a feeling I may get yelled at tomorrow at my appointment!! I'm not very good at following directions when it comes to medical things. My thoughts are, if it hurts, i'll stop.... (6 replies)
... the toe exercises as I should. My goal is to wear heels again one day or just a regular women's work shoe which is usually pointed or snug at the toes. It still hurts to try them on. I am still only wearing flip flops and tennis shoes. Luckily, I am in FL where you can get away with flip flops all year! ... (21 replies)
... I continue to have ankle movement issues after doing any extensive walking. After walking and sitting for several minutes, it hurts to move my foot back to 90 degrees. Pain both laterally and medially with the medial pain in the anterior almost low tibia area. ... (3 replies)