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... the fusion fixed that too!cuz I had a bunion that was starting to stick out way too much and there was a huge space between big toe and other toes after surgery bunion is not sticking out and the space closed up! As far as my pain, it is bearable. I'm in a boot now. ... (11 replies)
... I am so happy that I was able to make you feel better and give you peace of mind. You are correct that your foot is more protected in a cast than I was in a splint. I was happy to have the splint and no cast as it did allow for swelling more. ... (4 replies)
... I also had a pretty bad bunion repaired. I needed a joint replacement under my big toe but the doctor said its not necessary and that this surgery would take care of that issue. ... (4 replies)

... bunion repair plus rebuild my second toe since it is moved up higher than my big toe and almost folded in half.. ... (0 replies)
... Hi there, After reading this board, I realized the importance of a second opinion, and think everyone should have one just to get a second doctors view. Both the doctors I saw did indicate surgery – but one indicated a lower base repair (cast for 6 weeks) verses a higher metatarsal repair with a “walking cast/boot”. I am choosing the higher one. My bunions/big toe joints... (10 replies)
... m finally getting my ankle stabilization. Unfortunately I also have a bunion and a cyst on the toe joint. ... (5 replies)
... nope too soon and when I was finally allowed to do things like move out of the cast into the boot, partial weight bear in the boot, full weight, move to a shoe, start rom exercises etc. ... (4 replies)
... I am 16 days out from the same surgery also plus a bunion repair. ... (4 replies)
... cover repair and for whatever reason it was almost a month for me post op before I could put my bare foot on the ground. ... (10 replies)
... Thanks for responding! It does help to hear from others in basically the same predicament. I don't have a cast, just that crazy bunion splint which is very uncomfortable, plus the removable surgery "shoe". I fell the other day from the scooter and briefly had weight on THE FOOT.... ... (10 replies)
... Wow, so glad to hear of your great progress! I get my stitches out this Thursday, Dr. said there are around a hundred. But I'll be back in the cast for another 7 weeks unless he changes his plan, maybe he'll think I'm healing fast and won't need it so long. ... (15 replies)
... I had a lapidus procedure with a bone graft 4 weeks ago. Im so frustrated with the pain. i was not expecting to have this surgery. Went to hospital to have a bunion repair and expected to be in a walking boot when I left. Woke up in a cast to my knee and was told they had to do an extensive surgery. ... (23 replies)
... However, I have found that I have been in a lot more pain than I would have anticipated, most all of it coming from the bunion area. My toe is almost completely numb and I am barely able to wiggle it. ... (3 replies)
... I have questions about bunion surgery experiences plz! ... (1 replies)
... I went to this Doctor for a bunion surgery on my right great toe. When I awoke my foot was in a cast and he said the toe joint was to far gone to repair and went with the fusion. I was not real happy at that point, However, within a couple of weeks the cast was falling off and I was pain free and could walk. ... (19 replies)
... switched me from a partial to a full cast today. When they took off my partial cast, I was shocked that my calf muscle had already shrunken, lol. ... (6 replies)
... Had my second surgery with an orthopedic doctor. He said that the podiatrist messed up the repair and I was lucky the suture ruptured. If it had healed the way he repaired it I would've had more problems later on. ... (24 replies)
... weightbearing in a cast for 6 to 8 weeks each side, then I'm freaking moving to Canada. ... (2 replies)
... alk out of the hospital that night in a special shoe, and not need crutches. I looked this procedure up and everything i've read said it would need 6 weeks in a cast no wieght on the foot? ... (2 replies)
... I think it depends on your doctor how long the cast will have to stay on. Also I didn't have any kind of bunion repair at all. In my case it was 4 weeks on one foot and 5 week on the other. ... (10 replies)




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