... weeks. I should've been completely healed from my bunion surgery by now. What a set back! ... (24 replies)
... Wow.. I am surprised he told you but I guess if he did not then you would have wondered why your healing would take so long.. If he did indeed repair it -- my guess is that it will eventually be fine..tight but fine --I had surgery for a torn tendon in my elbow..the surgeon had to totally detach and reattach it to the bone I guess so much depends upon where he severed it and... (24 replies)
I am very lucky in that my insurance has paid for everything except for some copayments.What is a cloven hoof appearance? On my right foot, my big toe is rather straight but my three middle toes go towards the right. Is that like yours?
I did use an orthopedic surgeon that specializes in feet for my latest surgeries. I will never go back to a podiatrist... (16 replies)
... Really appreciate your reply. I've spoken to one attorney who said because the problem isn't "permanent," no lawyer will bother. Part of the situation is my podiatrist didn't do the work we agreed to. He said he'd also align the second and third toes, but that wasn't done. A bait-and-switch. My right foot has a "cloven hoof" appearance because my big toe is somewhat... (16 replies)
... Hello everyone. I'm so glad I found this Web site. I empathize with the conflicting information, lack of follow-up instructions from doctors and so forth. I had bunion surgery on my left foot seven weeks ago and right foot three weeks ago -- did them a month apart.
My foot right was more severe and required four screws. Before the surgery, my doctor and I talked extensively... (15 replies)
... on my bunion callus. Diabetics are susceptible to infections, some of mine ear infections due to allergies, and I'm afraid I'll build up a resistance to antibiotics. ... (16 replies)
... wks. I don't think he said a removeable one, and I'd prefer to avoid all that, of course, but sometimes get infections, open sore called a diabetic ulcer on my bunion callus, and if that ever doesn't respond to antibiotics I risk amputation. ... (1 replies)
... lines of black stitches and the pins sticking out of the toes, but I guess I have to think of it as a "work in progress". At least the toes are straight and the bunion that was sticking out two inches is gone. ... (10 replies)
... fter that first surgery. I went to an orthopedic surgeon who is a foot specialist and he said my feet were worse than before the surgery. He wanted to fuse the bunion joints in both feet. I was afraid of having these joints fused. ... (10 replies)
... I also had a bunion surgery gone wrong, and I am having another surgery in 2 weeks. I completely understand where you are coming from! ... (8 replies)