... ad, but so far no luck, and the surgeons I have been to for a consultations differ in their advice, one I had a surgery appt' for the Sept 30th, who was going to shave the bunion down and take care of the hammertoe at the same time. The other advice I received was to live with it, and not have surgery at all on account of age. ... (19 replies)
... dry ladies electric shaver before surgery. One of my best purchases! A quick and easy way to shave legs, etc. without having to get wet. ... (11 replies)
... not sure about the type I'm getting but dr says he'll make a cut,peel back the skin,shave the bone and align straight with screws he'll put in. (29 replies)
... I had the above mentioned surgeries done to my left foot on July 7, 2010. I was in casts and NWB until August 12, 2010 when my dr. removed the cast and put me in a boot and said I could do PWB. Do I always have to wear the boot even if i'm sitting at my desk at work?
I'm not sure what the terms for all the medical procedures that were done, but I know my dr. fixed the... (0 replies)
... He said he would shave the side and break the bone and push it into place for the toe to be straight. He let me to believe the recovery plan went well. ... (14 replies)
... I had the standard surgery on one foot - shave down the bump, cut the big toe, and realigned it with a screw. I'm currently in a walking boot/shoe and am only supposed to get up for the bathroom and to eat for 2 weeks.
So, my biggest question at the moment is - if they cut the bone on the left side of my foot, why does the right side hurt so much? Is that normal? I... (5 replies)
... A rolling chair can be handy. A bag to cover the foot when you take a shower.
Shave your legs right before surgery, because it will be awhile until you have two shaved legs again. I bought my first laptop right before my surgery, and it was a lifesaver. I had a stack of books, magazines, etc. Take your pain pills on time to stay ahead of the pain. You may want to take a... (87 replies)
... I am sorry for your predicament. I'm confused on exactly what your problem was and what he did. At its simplest, aa bunion is a malformation of the toe so that it turns in and the joint is at a "v" on the outside of the foot... ... (6 replies)
... Thanks for the reply. The doctor did just shave off bone. Nothing else. ... (6 replies)
... and temporary pins a year ago. Bunionectomies often include osteotomies. Did your pod cut the bone or simply shave it? ... (6 replies)
... the alignment of the screw is still good and therefore dont want to do anything until that heals then if the segment of bone that is sticking up bother me he can shave it down at later time. ... (2 replies)
... I am having surgery on Tuesday for a tailor's bunion on my right foot. I am extremely nervous about this surgery. ... (1 replies)
... I had lapidus bunion surgery May 19. I am still recovering. ... (15 replies)
... Thanks for the advice -- I actually have a 17 y/o daughter who is no help at all, but my 7 y/o has been at my beck and call since the operation. I have to say that I am doing so much better than when I posted last week :) I have actually started working out some -- I purchased a Vigor Fit and Pilates set prior to the surgery since I am also in the military and can't afford... (13 replies)
... days before with a razor and shave cream. Then to do an electric shaver the day of. Because the Razors can make small cuts that you dont necesaraly see it opened you up to infection more. ... (21 replies)
... I made sure to do a really good shave of my leg the morning of surgery, knowing I wouldn't be doing so for a few weeks. ... (21 replies)
... Oh Girls a question. Well maybe guys too. Should I shave that leg before surgery? ... (21 replies)
... I don't know the exact name of the surgery....I had the bunion shave down and the big toe broken and realligned. The tendon was cut between the two toes. ... (21 replies)
I thought I'd start a new thread as my other one was regarding 'Bunion Advice and Orthopaedic Appointment ' Well, today I had my pre-op assessment, yup, was nervous as anything, but it was so straight forward and i was relieved! I had my blood pressure, temperature, height and weight taken and NO blood test! Pheew! Thereafter, I saw the surgeon, he said that my... (16 replies)
... t be having a shave then!!!! ... (17 replies)