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... I am scheduled to get an Austin bunionectomy and a tailor bunionectomy on my right foot next Tuesday. I am 21 and have a "moderate" bunion. My bunion has been causing me years of pain and has been progressively getting worse. After trying special shoes and cortisone shots I decided it was time. ... (0 replies)
... today. I have stayed elevated for six weeks except to go to the bathroom, kitchen and out a couple of times. The podiatrist I went to first said I would be in a boot after two weeks. When I mentioned that to the surgeon he said those are the ones he has to redo. ... (6 replies)
... toe fusion thing. I have read stories on here that are horrible and I have also seen post that were not so bad of an experience. My doctor said that the surgery recovery time is 8 weeks in a hard cast below the knee NWB and then boot for 2 weeks after. I am ok with the recovery time but am afraid of afterwards. ... (6 replies)

... You asked what my recovery was like, since I had some similar procedures to what you are having. ... (10 replies)
... KathyT -- Did your doctor say you would be able to return to work after that many days? Every surgery, recovery is different, but that seems like very soon to return to work if you will be totally non-weight bearing (NWB). I had osteotomies of my 2nd and 3rd metatarsals and bunion repaired (great toe) (plus some other things - see below) on May 1. My doctors orders were... (10 replies)
... I had my pre op visit with my surgeon today. I sure hope this is all worth it. He said I am not having bunion and hammertoe surgery I am having foot reconstruction. It will be about a 6 hr surgery. ... (15 replies)
... his off for yrs since I was a hairstylist and could not be off my feet long enough to have this done. I am retired now so I am taking the plunge. I have a severe bunion and hammertoes. The Dr is going to fuse the big toe, remove the joints in the 4 hammertoes, and shorten the metatarsels on all the toes on my left foot. ... (5 replies)
... I LIKE all of the posts.... I took the advice of the board and actually bought my knee scooter before I even had a surgery date! I loaned it to a friend who had bunion surgery weeks before my surgery. I am keeping it in case I need it again or anyone else I can loan it to. ... (45 replies)
... that will stay inside my foot. The surgery went great and I have been in very little pain. I only have taken a few pain meds. I have been walking in a surgical boot since leaving the hospital. After using ice and staying off of it for 2 days, I have pretty much gone back to my normal levels of activity with the boot on. ... (6 replies)
... ctor broke the bone, moved it over, and then put 2 screws in to hold it in place. The surgery was a breeze. I only took pain meds for a day. I am in a walking boot and have probably been on it more than I should be. But it really feels ok. My toes are all really bruised and swollen, but not too painful. ... (0 replies)
... My surgery was March 2012. I was in an air filled "astronaut" boot for the first 4 weeks and then a hard soled velcro sandal for another 5 weeks. ... (4 replies)
... on my left foot six weeks ago today. I was in a sneaker at four weeks. I have one screw in each bone. This recovery is different from my last surgery, which was technically the same, on the right foot, but with temporary pins which were removed at four weeks. ... (21 replies)
... Hi - I have been diagnosed with hypermobile 1st ray, and bunions on both feet with tailors bunions. The recommended surgery to correct this is Lapidus Arthrodesis with mini external fixation (pins that stick out top of foot). Has anyone had this surgery? I am told I would have 4 pins sticking out and would wear a velcro boot for 8-12 weeks, then the pins are removed.... (4 replies)
... f antibiotics had grave side effects for me ...that bordered last week end on an emotional crisis. So I am off of them and I am healing. I am wearing an Aircast boot up to my knees and can walk with the aid of crutches on my heel. ... (11 replies)
... Congrats and welcome to the road of recovery post bunion surgery. It will take quite a long time for your toe to go back to the "normal" state and strength. ... (4 replies)
... I'm doing some research because this week I decided that I could no longer stand my ugly and painful bunions....so I decided that I would see a doctor and find out what my options are. My first dilemma was what kind of doctor should I go to? an Orthopedic Surgeon who specializes in feet....or a Podiatrist who specializes in bunions??? So I went to both. They were both very... (5 replies)
... s. My surgeon decided not to touch them as aesthetically and anatomically they don't look bad, but you can see slight crookedness if I bend my toe 90 degree. The recovery process is much quicker without the akin, but the surgeon had to disengage the toe joint to reposition after the bunionectomy. ... (18 replies)
... i'm was able to get out of the walking boot and now i just have a bandage over the incision. It seems like i was able to bend my toe more when i had a more bandages on the foot. ... (18 replies)
... for the cutting of my bunion. According to my doc, my bunion was not too bad but due to it pressing against my nerves, it has been giving me a lot of grieve the past years. ... (18 replies)
... 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 case though....everyone's experience is SOOO different! ... (6 replies)


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