... I am having the lapidus bunion procedure done on my right foot in about a month. ... (0 replies)
... at I removed the final bandages and had to start putting my foot into an athletic shoe. My podiatrist recommends New Balance shoes to those with bunions or after bunion surgery. They're expensive but there super comfortable and provide good support. ... (3 replies)
... I had bunion surgery October 2012 and i feel like it wasnt a success it still hurts just like before , i am very dissapointed i also had my second toe fixed as it was crossing over the big toe and they put a screw in and i had to have it removed about 3 months ago due to the bone was rejecting and causing pain and swelling so i am really sick of this foot hurting ! Anyone with... (6 replies)
... There are excellent suggestions on this site for dealing with the issues. ... (10 replies)
... HI -
I am six weeks post-surgery - Lapidus procedure for the bunion/first metatarsal, shortening of second and pin in the hammertoe....
Start Phys therapy this week. Foot is still very stiff and the big toe and hammertoe are on the numb side - doc said I had a strong nerve block and it will take a few months for all effects to subside. At the 5/2 doc visit he wanted me... (0 replies)
... And I want to thank everyone for their ideas and suggestions for before and after. I have purchased a knee scooter, my Dr suggested buying instead of renting since it would end up costing more to rent. ... (15 replies)
... My Dr has two board certifications, one in foot surgery and the other in ankle and foot reconstruction. So, he is certainly well qualified. I talked to him about 4 yrs ago and if I'd had it done then the surgery wouldn't be as invasive, but it has changed and worsened a lot since then, even I knew this without an xray. And like I said he comes very well recommended. I think... (5 replies)
... However, on a more serious note, I am open to any truths, personal experiences and suggestions regarding bunion removal surgery. Any advice? ... (6 replies)
... ther than what to do the first 48 hours. The surgery itself was fine, the staff at the center were awesome, and I like the doctor generally. I've gotten really suggestions on the HealthBoard, which I really appreciate! When I get my other foot done, I will be a lot more prepared, thanks to nice people on here. ... (19 replies)
... Iwa, how are things going for you with your foot and the swelling? Still wearing the compression sock?
I went back to work on June 20th and worked for 5 days straight. My shifts were 5 - 6.5 hours but it's retail so add another 30 minutes on each day. I was ready to cut my feet off on day 5 but after a few days off things went back to "normal".
I'm in southern Ontario... (11 replies)
... BONE SPUR Any Suggestions From Your Experience. I was also told 2wks crutches 6wks boot. ... (2 replies)
... Hello, I have a bunion that was a bone deformity from birth. I have no sensation from my knee down. I had a leg lengthing in 1999 and also had 2 screws inserted into foot at the same. ... (3 replies)
... I had bunions removed Nov-Dec 2011 and my feet are doing well. I have been advised that part of my doctor's process is to purchase orthotics ($600/pair ... not covered by my insurance). My physical therapist indicates my feet would do fine with some quality over-the-counter orthotics.
I do trust the PT and I don't trust the MD (long story).
I am currently using... (1 replies)
... I've been on immune suppressant drugs for sometime now,and I want to have my hammertoes removed.
My doctor is concerned about proper healing with the use of steroids.Any suggestions? (8 replies)
... anyone have any suggestions? comments? (11 replies)
... ous and limitations are very difficult to accept. I always get told to meditate but ironically when I did a course in mindfulness recently the instructor had few suggestions for me when I explained that pain constantly interfered. ... (9 replies)
... se throughout the night we would take them out.. since then ive been wear loose fitting should and its rare that i ever wear heels cause they hurt so badly.. any suggestions on how i can help my situation? ... (0 replies)
... If done properly no bunion surgery, especially bilateral surgeries would recover to the point of working in 3 weeks. ... (6 replies)
... I am 10 weeks after bunion surgery. I can walk all day in a sneaker without pain or discomfort. I still have swelling aroung the big toe joint where the bunion was removed. It is also very stiff and rigid. I begged my pod for a script for pt and he said it is not necessary. ... (5 replies)
... I am doing PT, including the stationary bike, toe bends, balancing, and "tippy toes." Thanks for all of the suggestions! (4 replies)