... azing husband I have! He's taking the day off work for my surgery to just be with me and help me out. He has already told me that the's going to take such good care of me and will take care of all the cooking and cleaning while I'm "out of commission". ... (13 replies)
... Hi Everyone!
I'm new to these boards and am having bunion surgery on the 6th (1 week from today). I'm not sure the exact name of my procedure, but it sounds like the Lapidus procedure (taking a wedge out of the 1st metatarsal and midfoot fusion w/ screws) but I'm also having a wedge taken out in the big toe (2nd bone from the tip) and a screw put in there. Also, I will have... (13 replies)
... hello all, i tryed to post this last night, but it isnt on here so i will try again. ... (20 replies)
... I was pretty surprised that my doctor didn't call the 6 week visit the last as I'm now in shoes with no crutches, but I'm to return at 10 weeks. After reading the last post, I'm glad he's being a little more thorough. Maybe we should start demanding more complete medical care... (11 replies)
... I personally don't intend to repeat it. Anyway, enough unsolicited advice. Take care and thanks for the support. ... (8 replies)
... nd in the evening after work. I am going to be glad when the swelling stops....they really hurt once the swell up! I swear they look like little blimps!! Take care of yourself...and keep getting better!!!!!!!! ... (8 replies)
... I'm right there with you on that 4 week post-op schedule! I am exactly 4 weeks post-op today on my right foot bunionectomy. God bless those of you who had the bilateral--I know it's tough.
I felt so much better this past week than the week before. I am able to stand for much longer before my foot is "screaming". I'm driving, too, although I try to stay off the... (11 replies)
... I am 5 days Post OP from my bunionectomy. I had the "normal" bunion and the tailors bunion taken care of on my right foot. ... (20 replies)
... m finally getting my ankle stabilization. Unfortunately I also have a bunion and a cyst on the toe joint. ... (5 replies)
... I've had the bunion since I was a child, but it only began causing me issues in the year prior to my surgery. ... (3 replies)
... It sounds like you are doing super....!!! My doctor is proposing something that sounds similar to what you had done but also taking care of a dorsal bunion. I will be following your progress..... ... (30 replies)
... surgical feet are dodgy. The pttd surgery caused more problems, some different as well. Just hope that the upcoming open to work n that foot a second time takes care of the issue. ... (13 replies)
... Hello, this is my first post after having read some threads about bunion surgery here. ... (2 replies)
... I'm strugling a bit with my health and my health care team tell me I'm doing well. I do however would value the input for those who have gone through something similar and can share from their experience. ... (0 replies)
... Hi I had my bunion remove on my left foot sept. ... (2 replies)
... Hey there, thank you so much for your positive post about your double bunionectomy! ... (2 replies)
... There is light at the end of the tunnel, at least I am beginning to see it! I am eight and a half weeks post op. Still wearing the big boot. The top incision finally healed and the plastic surgeon suggested I do daily moisturizer rubs. ... (11 replies)
... and that is the closest I can find to anyone doing this type surgery, unless someone out there knows of someone here. Please let us know how you are doing. Take care for now...........Irena. ... (19 replies)
... operative care site for Lapidus patients that a Dr. had posted. So I thought I might try it....guess not. ... (8 replies)
... I really appreciate the reply! Thank you!
I had a Lapidus Bunionectomy on both feet at the same time (bilateral) and it was suggested by my OS to do it this way (bilateral and a Lapidus). I waited over a year to get this procedure done and currently he has a 2 yr wait list.
He told me based on my past history (a failed osteotomy (sp?) ) done on both feet 21 yrs ago by a... (8 replies)