... I had seen these bunion splints and wondered how they would do. ... (2 replies)
... e finding ways to avoid going down the surgery route which I am sure a lot of people on this board have gone through. I can only tell you my experience with the bunion splints. May be I didn't wear them long enough to notice any difference. ... (2 replies)
... iles a day three days a week and I have the fear of them worsening. I wear toe spaces and also wear men's wide shoes with a wide toe box when I am walking. Would bunion splints help keep my bunions from getting worse? ... (2 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)
... No, I don't think so. And as I said, I am specifically looking for availability at brick-and-mortar retail. I'm trying to avoid ordering online.
A G--gle search on "bunion splint" produces tens of thousands of hits, so the things definitely exist in a big way. I'm just trying to figure out if they're available anywhere in the real world -- surely these things didn't just... (5 replies)
... little toe helping them realign after bunion surgery. ... (0 replies)
... I'm over three months post op bunion surgery on my right foot and doing great. Haven't been able to post because a storm blew our modem a few weeks ago and we just replaced it. ... (3 replies)
... As far as bunion splints, I don't know if they are effective before surgery. ... (8 replies)
... How effective are bunion splints? ... (8 replies)
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)
... I recently had a bunion correction and will be having a splint fitted in 1 weeks time, What types of splints are there and do I get fitted with a special walking boot? ... (0 replies)
... and then try to pick up a marble . i also had some night splints made to wear in bed for the next couple of months. ... (12 replies)
... This decision is so individual. I have heard many say that you need to be dramatically impacted by your bunion in order to feel that the surgery and recovery are worth it. ... (6 replies)
... Getting your bunions fixed is a good idea. I too shop at Footsmart and I've been using different orthotics, spacers, splints etc. for 10 years. I was lucky and I only needed 3 pins to fix my big toe. My second toes were crowded but they didn't need pins. ... (8 replies)
... I've only been able to buy mine online (Foot Smart). I haven't checked stores that janewhite mentioned. (5 replies)
... Ok, I know what you are talking about. I think I've only ever seen them offered online...but you could try the Foot Smart catalogue. I think too that my podiatrist was going to give me one, so see if yours does. I tried one but it really didn't do me any good. (5 replies)
... Also, try a surgical supply store or an orthopedic shoe store--call first. (5 replies)
... Are you talking about the Dynasplint? The splint that helps to give you ROM? You can find them online. (5 replies)
... Are these typically available at walk-in retailers of any kind? (i.e., I don't want to purchase over the Internet.)
If so, where should I aim my sights? I'm not even sure where to start.
DK (5 replies)
... Hopefully someone here can help me gain some insight. I am now 7 weeks post bunionectomy. As I discussed with my doctor, I tend to create excessive adhesions internally and keloids externally after a surgery....my hysterectomy scar took 3 years to finally break down and soften. If anyone has had a similar issue can you please respond? What did you do to reduce the buildup?... (28 replies)