... Have your husband's foot checked by a doctor. I had bunion surgery on the big toe side and the little toe side of my right foot last May. ... (4 replies)
... nd hand from my husb., and I haven't talked about it with my pod. Doc did have a sample sent to a lab for examination. Don't know what to think. As far as the pinky toe, I don't think there were any surprises there. ... (10 replies)
... I walked on it that day. As far as I know, I will be doing the same thing this time. He has not said that I will be nwb. I too would think that the pinky toe, being smaller, would heal faster. Guess I'll have to wait and see. ... (10 replies)
... takes twice as long as the big toe to heal. ... (10 replies)
... or the first 4 weeks and then a hard soled velcro sandal for another 5 weeks. Up until now my foot looked great and was healing fine, my pain was mostly from the pinky toe. but nothing too unexpected. After that i pretty much put my foot in anything it fit into..which was mostly sneakers and grandma loafers. ... (4 replies)
... correction surgery, I developed a swollen knot on the TOP of my foot at the base of my pinky toe. But only on the left foot! ... (4 replies)
... Ok, sounds about like what I had done to the big toe bunion - I have 2 screws in there, plus another 2 on the pinky toe (where the bunionette was located). The bunionette area is actually more painful than the main bunion. I was also given a 6 week recovery, and have been in a boot thus far, and likely will for another 10 days or so, making 4 weeks. This stuff is all case by... (6 replies)
... it sounds like the second doctor did a lot of surgery procedures all at once. Were all of these necessary (the pinky toe, arch etc)?
I would go get a fourth opinion. Is there a teaching hospital? They would be up to date on the newest procedures.
I am in Toronto Canada. I had lapidus with very good results. I could give you my doctor name if you are in Ontario.
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... toe seperators work to relieve the pressure in the joint by straightening the toe. They do no prevent a bunion from forming or getting worse. ... (12 replies)
... I have flat feet and I have bunions on both my feet. My right foot has it worse though. I am too young to have surgery on it. My mom bought me these gel toe separators to put in between my big toe thinking that since I am still growing it will straighten out if I keep wearing them. ... (12 replies)
... so it has been around 4 weeks now. It clearly looks like I still have a bunion on my left foot with the big toe angling inward. I go in for my 5 week appointment next week and am supposed to be back in normal shoes. ... (4 replies)
... hey! It sounds like the pin maybe sturdier than the small screw in that part of the toe, but I'm not sure. Maybe he prefers it because it's not permanent. I asked about a removable pin for my big toe but my pod said that it doesn't work as well for the big toe because of the size of the bone (although it was still an option). Maybe some go the screw route so people can be... (10 replies)
... I also had both 1st and 5th MTP done at the same time. I have two permanent screws in the little toe bone which resulted in being nwb for 6 weeks initially. ... (10 replies)
... took LONGER to heal than the Taylor bunion. The bone by the pinkie toe is smaller and heals quicker. When I had mine done I didn't have screws, my pod just put a removable pin in. ... (10 replies)
... and then they cut a small incision on the top of my foot along the big toe and another small incision on the top where the pinky toe is. ... (4 replies)
... and another thing.....my feet looked perfectly fine prior to bunion surgery. Nice toes,nice skin. OK, so there was a big ugly knobby bunion. But now it is gone. ... (15 replies)
... Hi. I had bunion surgery (big toe) and hammertoe surgery (pinky toe) exactly 2 weeks ago. My foot hurt like crazy the next day ( i had to take Demoral), but after that, it was just tender. The problem now is, my doctor said that I should start using the crutches and my little surgical boot to start walking. Just standing on it brings a lot of pain and I am too afraid to... (0 replies)
... feeling pain on calf, and side of my knee once a while.. burning sensation sometimes... feel tired easily after standing for 15 mins... Nowadays, I felt pain on pinky toe and the one next to it... may be caused by my Nike Shoe is too tight on the head.. worry about any fracture and Bunion? ... (14 replies)
... Today was my 2 week post op. I had to have my surgery for a overstretched and tore PTT and bunion surgery which resulted in a screw in place. ... (1 replies)
... I'm doing okay, thanks for asking. I've been posting updates in my thread called "no toe wiggle" right now. I'm a week and a day out now but, my toes are killing me, the ones Ican feel. I still can't feel my 4th and pinky. My incision are burning. ... (23 replies)