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... It sounds like my only options are to have another surgery or wear this sling thingy forever. I've schedule to have an Opening Wedge Lapidus fusion osteotomy. ... (11 replies)
... I just learned the news that I am going to have to have lapidus fusion, hammer toe surgery on all my toes and the removal of a tailor's bunion. ... (4 replies)
... 8 days pre-op, did my physical yesterday with my GP- everything is a go on his end. When I told him why I was having surgery he looked at my foot and said- " Are you sure the previous doctor did anything? Bunion is still there and your foot looks painful." He agreed that it's best to move forward and get this behind me. SO that is a relief since he has no horse in that... (11 replies)

... I had bunion surgery on both feet as well as hammer toes fixed a a good twenty years ago and a couple of years ago, I noticed one foot was going back to where it was before the surgery. I also thought I had been born with flat feet and weak ankles because good feet do not run in my family. Had I known then what I know now about flat feet and bunions, I NEVER would have let a... (11 replies)
... Hello, this is my first post after having read some threads about bunion surgery here. ... (2 replies)
... Ack, did you have a lapidus bunionectomy? ... (1 replies)
... Keep in mind I've already had a Lapidus which is quite a big operation including fusion and tendon repair. My dr. ... (3 replies)
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... of the same foot at the same time. I had an osteotomy, cut through the bone, on both also with temporary pins. The big toe side healed faster than the tailor bunion side. I have come to learn that breaks on the fifth metatarsal can be slow to heal. ... (4 replies)
... Welcome to the boards. I can only speak to the lapidus bunionectomy, I had one done on each foot. If I had three feet, I would have had to have three surgeries, I'm that lucky. ... (4 replies)
... done at some point. I would love to hear about your experience with the fusion and whole foot saga. I am only 28 years old and need to find a way to live a normal life cause right now it is not working for me. ... (20 replies)
... There are so many kinds of bunion surgery. ... (15 replies)
... I am in the process of interviewing orthopedists to see whether doing a subtalar fusion is necessary for me. I had an ankle fusion in 1985, but I now have other problems. ... (15 replies)
... Bunion Lapidus surgery but fusion of the subtalar joint. ... (15 replies)
Subtalar Fusion
Aug 7, 2008
... Lapidus surgery for a bunion on the same right foot. ... (23 replies)
... I had lapidus bunion fusion on 5/19/08. I researched it for along time...using these health boards. I did alot of prep before surgery. I have 2 school aged children so believe it or not I froze 18 meals! My insurance covered 95% of a roll about. It is really useful. You can stand with your knee on it in front of the bathroom mirror and blow dry your hair! Such luxury! ... (2 replies)
... The bunion was not hurting but it was large and I could not buy shoes. That may not sound important but it really is when you are limited in what you can wear. ... (2 replies)
... hey debbieg, i had a lapidus fusion (9 replies)
... Wow, yours was definitely more intense than mine. I had a distal chevron osteotomy for both my bunions (I have one on each side). I think it's one of the most common types of WB surgery done, but since I have very thin/fragile bones, I really can't put any weight on it otherwise I risk breaking the osteotomy. I should be in a sneaker by 8 weeks and my normal footwear (flats)... (39 replies)
... you're feeling better Rainabow. They gave me an antibiotic prior to the surgery, but I didn't have to take one after the surgery like you. I first developed a bunion at about age seven, which was made worse by my activities and tight shoes which stressed the toe joint. ... (39 replies)

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