... Hi my daughter is going to get both her bunions removed at the same time or at least that's the plan instead of one at a time.
Question is how long after surgery will she be able to be on her laptop and doing homework? She will have online classes at the college and I'm worried she will be so knocked out from meds that she won't be able to do her homework? Thoughts?
And how... (1 replies)
... Hi, I had a bunion op approx 7 years ago. I have 2 screws, toe was shortened. ... (1 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)
... I had bunion and hammertoe surgery April 7th. ... (7 replies)
... I had bunion surgery on both feet in February. My left foot there is a big space between my big toe and second toe. My right foot there's not enough space. ... (7 replies)
... The only thing I would question is the use of a podiatrist for this. ... (8 replies)
... I'm not sure if your question is for me or kasey10, but I'll answer. I was off of my feet for several days and then started hobbling around keeping surgical sandals on at all times. ... (3 replies)
... That's a question for her surgeon. There are many different procedures for bunions and ten times that many surgeons who have their own procedures. ... (4 replies)
... Thank you very much!!! I really appreciate your help. I think that the doctor removed too much of the bone and the toe is short and pointing up. I will keep the post updated for all of those who have simmilar problem and are do not know what to do. I really hope it can be fixed somehow.... This is really the worst nightmare .....
Question: do you know anyone who had the... (4 replies)
... ond toe to straighten it out. I am VERY nervous and have done extensive research and have read that the lapidus bunionectomy procedure is mostly used in a severe bunion case. My bunion is only moderate. ... (1 replies)
... Marie, I second the suggestion to consult an orthopedic surgeon. This sounds like a great deal of foot-rearranging. I had toe fusion/2 hammertoes done a few months ago, but no shortening of the metatarsals, which I am guessing creates the need for a long recovery? That would be my question -- which part takes so long to heal? I was only one-footed for 4 weeks, and was... (5 replies)
... You know, neither of my surgeons ever mentioned to me that I shouldn't take anti-inflammatory drugs. My first surgeon actually prescribed them to me. Could partially explain the non-union. I go back to doctor tomorrow for my 8 week check up. I'm still totally NWB. It's been tough but hopefully the end is in sight. I'm glad your surgery went well! (17 replies)
... then transitioned into athletic shoes. My situation is different than your typical one foot surgery, you may leave with a cast or cam boot. That would be a good question to ask the doctor. ... (23 replies)
... op, and can honestly say it wasn't that bad. My bunion was moderately severe, with the second toe affected and general metatarsal discomfort radiating to the outer ankle. ... (17 replies)
... Okay so I am having bunion surgery 4 weeks this thursday on valentines day! How romantic! ... (4 replies)
... I am scheduled for bunion / hammertoe surgery the 1st of year with an orthopedic surgeon. He only does one foot at a time & uses pins instead of screws & I am trying to decide if I should go get another opinion from another doctor to find out if I can have a double bunionectomy with screws rather than pins because it sounds like the recovery is a lot different with temporary... (8 replies)
... urgery. I was hoping to get it at least halfway up and down to what it used to be, but no avail. Also, it has a much harder time further down vs. going up. So my question is stiff toe a point of no return? ... (21 replies)
... that can be used in place of ice packs after bunion surgery? ... (1 replies)
... Today I am at the 5 week mark since getting bunion surgery on my right foot. The incision is still not fully healed but its trying to. ... (0 replies)
... She had a bunion operation on both feet in February 2011, and she is still in pain. ... (2 replies)