... Does anyone know if the sesamoid bones are taken out during a Lapidus procedure? ... (0 replies)
... I am 3 months post op. Had a lapidus procedure:eek: with 2 screws in my foot and 2 screws and a staple in my toe. I still have quite a bit of pain trying to walk normally and the ball of my foot hurts ... probably from walking funny.
Still swelling.... Also have a hard sharpish spot on top of my foot and am afraid it might be a screw head.
Does anyone have... (0 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)
... There are so many kinds of bunion surgery. ... (15 replies)
... What were your problems prior to having surgery? What kinds of shoes
do you think you'll be able to wear once you're back in shoes?
;) (15 replies)
... severe a bunion at all. ... (15 replies)
... Bunion Lapidus surgery but fusion of the subtalar joint. ... (15 replies)
... I am having the lapidus bunion procedure done on my right foot in about a month. ... (0 replies)
... I had a lapidus done 3 weeks ago, but I have screws, not pins. Two screws will stay, but one might "make its way out." I am still on crutches, not weightbearing. ... (3 replies)
... As the bone is completely healed he said the hardware has done its job. I also have two plates and 8 screws in outside of my heel where he created an arch. The bunion part that is really bothering me is under my toe, it feels like sock is under my toe or something. ... (5 replies)
... I had the same Lapidus bunion surgery 6 years ago on my other foot and it healed very nicely. By six months I was running and my foot was totally healed and lovely. ... (5 replies)
... In August I had a major surgery on my foot that included a lapidus bunionectomy. I am still working on finding some sort of new normal in my foot. Once you get your stitches out, make sure to start scar message right away. ... (5 replies)
... cedure would appear quite complex which would warrant the need for an orthopaedic surgeon. If you have the time, canvass the various threads on this website for bunion operations performed in the US. ... (2 replies)
... The problem in the US is that bunion surgery has very little monetary return for most orthopaedic surgeons which is why they , for lack of better words, "pawn" it off to podiatrists. ... (2 replies)
... How's it going for you by now? (2 replies)
... I had bunion surgery also along with a lot more surgeries. I didn't have a lot of pain from the bunion area thank God. My pain came from other areas. Foot surgery is something else. It has been 6 month since I had my surgery and I have good day and bad day. ... (2 replies)
... I have (had) extremely bad bunions, and haven't been able to wear anything but heavily padded running shoes for decades. Finally it got to the point where I couldn't even walk in them without pain, and I went in for surgery. My foot doctor said that on a scale of 1-10, my bunions were a 9. On May 16, I had a Lapidus bunionectomy (base of first metatarsal fused with a plate and... (2 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)
... Sorry you are having so much trouble all these years after your 1st op. Good luck with the lapidus osteotomy from which I have read appears to be the best op to solve the problem. I am just going to see how it goes. ... (5 replies)
... surgery. I could still see the bunion after healing, but the original pain was gone, but I had new aches, I thought they were normal. ... (5 replies)