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... Yes - I had that same exact feeling between my toes. It felt like something was inserted during surgery. lol! It goes away, but it takes a long time. I wouldn't use toe separators just yet - you're still at the point where your bones are healing together and you don't want to mess up that union. (3 replies)
... it was definitely easier. The pain right after surgery was similar with swelling and all, but it was a much faster recovery. My doctor used removeable pins, but some may use screws. Probably between the bone being smaller and less pressure is put on that part of the foot and joint when walking, helps things heal easier. I had the pins in for 3 weeks and then it took about... (12 replies)
... Out of curiosity, how would you describe a tailor bunion surgery compared to a regular bunion? ... (12 replies)

... It is true we have a number of people here who've had complications from bunion surgery. However, the people who come to this board and stay here are the worst cases. ... (12 replies)
... toe seperators work to relieve the pressure in the joint by straightening the toe. They do no prevent a bunion from forming or getting worse. ... (12 replies)
... I have flat feet and I have bunions on both my feet. My right foot has it worse though. I am too young to have surgery on it. My mom bought me these gel toe separators to put in between my big toe thinking that since I am still growing it will straighten out if I keep wearing them. ... (12 replies)
... Thanks, Jane. I'll look into that. I had figured they might be available at the Rite Aids, etc., of the world, where one can find plenty of toe separators and bunion pads (not to mention splints for many other conditions). But no luck so far. (5 replies)
... urgeon to see what your options are. They are the only ones who can tell you about surgical options. There isn't anything you can do to decrease or improve the bunion on your own. You can get toe separators to put between your big and 2nd toe to help ease the stress on the tendons. ... (12 replies)
... well aside from some scar tissue that is still inhibiting my range of motion. My big toe also turns in a little bit so I've been using the night splint and toe separators just like you. Have you been using lotion or oil for your scars? ... (13 replies)
... want to be in flats or low heels, and you will definitely want to stay away from pointy toes or tight shoes that might aggravate your foot and possibly cause the bunion to come back. I pretty much live in ballet flats, and I was told that I could continue wearing them after the fact, but it would take a long time... ... (9 replies)
... hi, i had bunion surgery in december and after a week i started doing this thing called taping i did this for like 8 weeks its were you have like a cloth type thing that you rap around your foot and big toe, well if your toes are like mine and the big toe crosses the other one. and you are trying to pull the big toe out. so you could try thast you change it twice a day, and... (3 replies)
... I know they won't improve them but I was just wondering if anyone had used them and if they kept your bunion from getting worse or are they a waste of money? ... (3 replies)
... Hi, For those of you who had bunionectomies and use the bunion splints and/or toe separators. How long after your surgery were you allowed to start using them? Thanks! (7 replies)
Hyprocure
Jan 15, 2015
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Bunionectomy
Sep 21, 2014
... I had a bunion removed on each foot years ago as well as had the hammer toes fixed and a few years ago, I could see the bunion on one foot was returning and the toes were starting to cross. ... (18 replies)
... Yes, get custom orthotics. Also buy wider toe shoes. Pointed or too narrow toe shoes cramp your toes and cause bunions. You can also try big toe separators but I don't think they help. ... (3 replies)
... I had bunion surgeries on both feet about 10 years ago. Both big toes started to shift direction towards the second toe few years ago. ... (1 replies)
... Several years ago I went to buys sneakers and the clerk said that I should get orthotics because I have really high arches and a bunion on one foot. I went to a podiatrist and got orthotics. They were off the shelf and not custom. ... (11 replies)
... I wear toe separators every day.. I started wearing them before my bunionectomy but kept wearing them afterwards since I still have my bunion on my right foot. I'm not sure if they do much for prevention, but they help minimize the discomfort since they straighten the joint. ... (4 replies)
... I've been wearing the separators as well since my surgery last year.. my toe wants to go back inwards. I still have a bunion on my right foot that will probably need surgery here in the next year, so I wear them on both feet anyways. ... (13 replies)


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