... years ago I started having pain in the ball of my foot, behind my toes. I went to an orthopedic surgeon, he put me in orthodics and told me I would eventually need to seriously look at surgery on both feet. ... (7 replies)
... Hi. I am hopeful some people can send us in the right direction. My 22 year old daughter has bunions on both feet which are becoming painful. She just graduated from college and feels this is probably a great time to get them fixed. Should we see an OS or a podiatrist? We are in NH and want to go to the best doctor, but we don't know of anyone who has had foot surgery for... (2 replies)
... of sclerosing and said how would you know if the alcohol actually went into the right area. in my province, most of the procedures are done in office, as was my bunion surgery. so perhaps in us they use imaging of some sort. When you had your treatments, did you also begin or change your use of orthotics? ... (6 replies)
... I went to see the Dr. yesterday. He took Xrays and said I had a tailor's bunion and had essentially "sprained" my ankle from the way I've been walking to compensate for all the foot problems I've had over the last year. ... (5 replies)
... i did get orthodics after my bunion surgery. my dr had them made and they he really helped. ... (4 replies)
... I have flexible flat feet and have been using custom made orthodics for 6 months. Prior to that it was store bought. Yes they helped the pain but I'm still throbbing at night when I go to bed and I'm still unable to run. ... (2 replies)
... Has your doctor given you or told you that you need orthodics? I got them and was surprised how they corrected the way I walked. I have flat feet and didn't realize how when I walked my knees and hips were misaligned.
Hope your upcoming surgery makes your feel better.
Mary (2 replies)
... I agree that flat box fitting is not helpful, but that casting for orthotic devices while placed in a seated supine position with negative casting done is by far the best way to obtain quality orthotic devices. Yes, they are expensive, but when one considers we have to use our feet as the basis for our whole body weight, it certainly is worth the expense.
Regarding the... (6 replies)
... helped me. You can also have a shoemaker stretch your shoes using a device that pushes out a bump where the bunion rubs the side. ... (3 replies)
... when i started having spasms in my feet that interfered with my driving i saw a doctor to get orthotics. when i finally started actually WEARING them years later they helped. at this point i must even wear them in the house. the last couple yrs i have new problem so stupidly went to a friends friends orthotic technician. he made new orthotics but how he did it seemed to defy... (6 replies)
... i totally agree with you lc. hope you will get regualar orthodics when you are done. ... (23 replies)
... you should be wearing custom made orthodics. that should help. dont wear pointy toe heels and if you do it should be a very short time period. i love heels more than anything and they ruined my feet. be smart this time around so it doesnt return! (2 replies)
... t even have to buy any new shoes to accommodate the swelling. I too also have a bunion on my right foot and I will be waiting to see how the left foot turns out! Please do keep us posted and I look forward to reading them. ... (240 replies)
... You may not need to wear custom orthodics, at least not all the time. I am a great believer in orthodics, but there are some pretty good ones that you can get over-the-counter that will fit in most shoes, including many dress shoes. I usually wear them when I am doing a lot of walking or am going to be standing for a long time. However, I have no trouble doing without them... (240 replies)
... the orthodics would be forever i would think. they only fit into wide shoes so you cant wear them all the time. ... (240 replies)
... I will do some research in to the custom orthodics because that feeling is really annoying more so because I never felt it prior to the surgery! ... (240 replies)
... i toatally agree about the orthodics. (240 replies)
... Hmmm... My doctor never said anything about it, although I don't go barefoot all that much; mostly around the house in the morning or late at night and on the beach. (Can't say that I spend very much time at the beach, especially at this time of the year.) Usually I wear good supportive shoes like Danskos, gym shoes with orthodics, etc.-- But it sure is nice to finally be able... (240 replies)
... is straight then you probably only need the bunion shaved. ... (17 replies)
... i think it takes a year for the healing process. orthodics shold be a must. i cant see why jogging on the treadmill would do anything. i started easy. first, the bike then the elyptical and the treadmill last. ... (23 replies)