... Are you having bunion pain again or are you just concerned about the appearance of your foot after surgery? ... (4 replies)
... Hi wmkcolors - In my case, I think it was the doctors' (that evaluated me) polite way of saying that I've had a "botched" surgery. I will know more once I have received my written evaluation. But from what I gathered from my consulations was that my bone has not drifted back to it's previous position, but that the procedure the surgeon chose to do, given my hypermobility, has... (19 replies)
... I'm not sure what everyone here means by a failed bunion surgery? ... (19 replies)
... I had bunion surgery several years ago and hammertoes were done also. One foot done at a time. There was no pain and no problem post surgery. ... (4 replies)
... th metatarsal osteotomy surgery for its long term effects. I have had the surgery on both feet now. I had the right foot done in may of 2003. 48 hours post op I returned to my surgeon so he could see how I was doing. ... (4 replies)
... Hey Devkid!
Just wanted to say great advice, which applies to whether you're 27 or 77! I can totally relate to all your points. I'm 2nd week now & the time has draggggged, even tho I have books, mags, laptop, & various hand projects @ my elbow. The most exciting things that happen all day is getting up & down to bathroom....puhleeze! But what can we say...we must all... (2 replies)
... I had the surgery on a Friday afternoon and returned to work on Monday. ... (2 replies)
... Hi, I am new to this group.... Looking for some advise :)
Wow 4 days after surgery ?? My Dr. told me at least 3wks. My Surgery is scheduled for Sept 24th I have waited this long, so why not a bit longer ) after all I want to enjoy the rest of the SUMMER TIME !
I am VERY NERVOUS about this. But I Do Like And TRUST The Podiatrist who will be doing my surgery. ... (2 replies)
... I had a bunion surgery back in March which also required 2 screws. When I was about 8 weeks post op I also had similar complaints. ... (2 replies)
... I returned to work 4 days after surgery. Job requires lots of walking. Wore a soft boot for 6 weeks. Doc says bones have healed. 2 screws were installed. ... (2 replies)
... osts, the infection has left me with debilitating scar tissue and I am still unable to fully weight bear or walk properly. But on the bright side I do not have a bunion anymore! ... (11 replies)
I'm in Toronto and I had it done by a top podiatrist here about 21 yrs ago (I'm 41 now). The name of the surgeon is Dr. Sheldon Nadal just in case you wanted to 'google' him and find out more info.
Another podiatrist that performs it here in Toronto is Dr. Chelin...again you can look him up on-line.
Another one is Dr. Neil Naftolin (not positive about the... (4 replies)
... I had a Wilsons Osteotomy, bone cut staright accross and screw put in at an angle to hold both part of bone together, screw will stay in permanently but I have one that is protruding and surgeon said that if it bothers me when I am wearing an ordinary shoe that he will remove it at one of his clinics. I also had the nerve pain before hand and it was awful, second foot not so... (18 replies)
... progress my work day gradually. My first week back was still tired and my coworkers were nice and went easy on me for my workload. The 2nd week back, partially I returned to my full workload but still full time that week. ... (18 replies)
... The first ortho threw me under the bus when I began to have problems and my bunion returned. He said he would fix my foot but he would just fuse all my toes. End of mobility and end of him. ... (0 replies)
... did you have screws placed in the bunion area? ... (4 replies)
... Hi Rosal, I am at 4 weeks and 3 days post-op as of today. I just returned from my 5th post-op visit (I have a visit every Monday from my operation date on March 17). The stitches were all out as of past week, the pin which have been there to secure the bones is also out this afternoon. I am just on some slight thin bandaging and a bandage to cover the little hole from the... (18 replies)
... I returned to the doctor who have me a velcro contraption that is supposed to pull the toe over, but it does not work. ... (8 replies)
... I had double bunionectomy on my right foot for a traditional bunion and a tailor bunion two years ago. My left foot will need the same surgery, which I plan to have next summer. ... (3 replies)
... wrapped it very tight and I returned home. It was painful for about three days after that appointment, but nothing that could not be managed with Aleeve round the clock. ... (20 replies)