... HI!! I had beencontemplating bunion surgery and have decided not to it any time soon. I do have the option of just having the bunion shaved off for now. Has anyone done just that? ... (4 replies)
... atkin surgery 4 months ago in which big toe and next two toe bones were cut to straighten them, three tendons cut and reattached,bunion shaved and 5 screws left in permanently. The screws are very thin and tiny. I am 61, and as of now I'm back to full time activities, and golfing. ... (4 replies)
... I am assuming they either shaved or cut the bunions. Not sure about cutting the bone through. I had a bunion on the big toe towards the top of the toe and had a metatarsal bunion. ... (4 replies)
... Was the bunion shaved off? ... (4 replies)
... My daughter just had this done on one foot on Tuesday she had a large bunion shaved off and all tendions replaced toes shortened and 4 screws. She has no insurance, I called ahead of time to get prices. ... (11 replies)
... is straight then you probably only need the bunion shaved. ... (17 replies)
... A bunion is a malformation of the joint. I doubt that just shaving part of the bone off will help with any pain in the joint. ... (4 replies)
... I had what is classified as a mild to moderate bunion, that was also painful. My Dr. just performed surgery on it, and even for this one, they did a distal chevron osteotomy. (4 replies)
... es were so out of alignment that when he did the surgery and realigned the bones to where they should be there was very little that he had to take off the actual bunion itself. Good luck and let us know what you decide to do. ... (4 replies)
... had an absorbable screw and stitches and my Tailors bunion shaved. Was in a weight bearing air boot for 5 weeks and then sloooooooowly took the next week, to go between boot and shoe for so many hours. ... (5 replies)
... I had the bunion shaved off and a cut made into the bone to straighten the toe out using a screw to hold it in place. ... (4 replies)
... I had bunion surgery on September 27th and so far I feel great. I had the bunion shaved off my left foot and a screw inserted to hold the bone together. It wasn't a major problem for me, I mainly did it for cosmetic reasons. ... (12 replies)
... d a foot and anle surgeon in Boston i would not doubt i had enough cartalidge sinde i have Rheumatoid arthritis they did a sodt tiissue proxedure where they just shaved the bunion then they lightened and loosened tendons and ligaments to repostion my toe ! ... (6 replies)
... I had a bunionectomy, a bone spur shaved off and all 4 hammertoes corrected and pinned... a bit over a month ago now. ... (4 replies)
... ry. He practically sold it to me. I was so trusting and believed him. He really scared me and told me if i don't do it now it is going to get bigger. Mind you my bunion wasn't even visible, he also said that i will have major problems with my feet. ... (9 replies)
... My left foot he did I think called a cross cut and basically broke the big toe and repositioned it. My right foot at 19 was not as bad as the left so they just shaved the bone, no cross cut. ... (15 replies)
... my doctor this past Monday and asked him how is it that some go back to a normal life after a couple weeks. He told me that sounds like the person only had the bunion shaved off. I had the Chevron procedure done on both feet. I can only thank God that I don't have three feet. I don't think I could do this again. ... (6 replies)
... Basically, my left foot looks different than the right one with the bunion which I probably got due to dancing in high heel shoes and jogging in sand at the beach. It is not connected to arthritis but starts hurting. ... (6 replies)
... wOW, 3 Months later you are wearing heals?? that seems amazing to me right now!!
so you had both done obviously? wow, how long did it take you to get back to normal shoes and working fine? I feel like this is never going to get better- the pain is getting worse with time not better (as people say)...
so would you say you are 100% doing what you were doing pre-op and more??
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... 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. ... (87 replies)