... Hello everyone. I too am new. I have a lot of experience with foot surgeries. I am a high school teacher and suppose that is why-after 30 years on your feet, they wear out!
I was told at the first appt that I had a hallux valgus and a bipartite sesamoid. The first surgery was a bunionectomy and they removed the sesamoid bones (bipartite) closest to the bunion (outside. I... (0 replies)
... Hello, I have a pretty extensive history. I have had two bunion surgeries on my left foot and both were a failure in my opinion. I had my first one done is Aug of 2007, it was done by a POD and he did a lapidus procedure. ... (2 replies)
... th metatarsals. The bunion was big, but wasn't really causing much pain, and was not the primary reason for the surgery I just had... ... (5 replies)
... I was worried about all the bad reviews I've read on the internet, but with 300,000 bunion surgeries per year, I figured mostly the bad outcomes post the most. ... (3 replies)
... I agree with Titchou, but I can tell you my experiences based on two bunion surgeries. I had a boot that I wore for just a short time, maybe a week or two, and then a surgical shoe for about a month if I recall correctly. ... (4 replies)
... There are many different types of bunion surgeries, which method did you get? ... (1 replies)
... I really appreciate the reply! Thank you!
I had a Lapidus Bunionectomy on both feet at the same time (bilateral) and it was suggested by my OS to do it this way (bilateral and a Lapidus). I waited over a year to get this procedure done and currently he has a 2 yr wait list.
He told me based on my past history (a failed osteotomy (sp?) ) done on both feet 21 yrs ago by a... (8 replies)
... There are a lot of variations of bunion surgery. These care vary from walking the day off surgery to not walking for 8 weeks. I will assume you had a typical head procedure with a screw. ... (8 replies)
... I had a cheilectomy on my right big toe on June 15(similar to some bunion surgeries). I jsut wore heels all day this past Monday. I was released to jog, wear heels, get a pedicure last week so wouldn't rush anything. (4 replies)
... I had two chevron types of bunion surgeries on my left foot and one on my right while I was in High School. I knew almost immediately that they hadn't worked but have just lived with it all of these years. ... (24 replies)
... I had two chevron types of bunion surgeries on my left foot and one on my right while I was in High School. I knew almost immediately that they hadn't worked but have just lived with it all of these years. ... (20 replies)
... I had my bunion surgeries last year, but from what I recall, my surgeon said I could swim and walk on the treadmill or elliptical. I'm 55 and am now able to run a little over a mile! ... (6 replies)
... You should do what your doctor allows as there are many different types of bunion surgeries and many different docs advising on way to heal. ... (7 replies)
... Hi Emily,
I had hammertoe and had two toes fused. I wanted to let you know that you don't have to waist your energy on worrying about the pin removal. I was really worried about that also. The doctor pulled them out of my toes and all I could really feel was pressure. It didn't hurt at all. I was not given anything when he removed them. He also removed my stitches... (20 replies)
... I have found it fascinating to read the broad degrees of pain people have experienced from similar surgeries! Having said that, there are lots of different bunion surgeries available and many other factors come into play when applying such trauma to the feet which would affect a patient's recovery. ... (20 replies)
... procedure over a year ago and still have a tremendous amount of pain in that foot. I have arch cramping, toe stiffness and the burning throbbing pain where the bunion used to be. I always thought maybe it was permanent nerve damage? ... (2 replies)
... you should not be in pain like that. my bunion surgery failed and i wound up with toe fusion. i dont think you will have that happen. maybe see another ortho that works at a great hospital in your area. ... (2 replies)
... Hello, I don't know where to begin. I had my first lapidus bunion surgery in Aug 07. I had a basic lapidus procedure done. Well I guess it was not done right cause I was having crazy pain. ... (5 replies)
... e he said no because I had to be NWB for 8 weeks each time and that would have meant total wheelchair and bed. I couldn't do that so it was one at a time. Some bunion surgeries allow partial weight bearing right away so then I think it is doable. ... (8 replies)
... Hi debbie g, I was wondering about your big toe fusion. My doctor recommended that to me since my two bunion surgeries are still causing pain. But I was wondering how you are able to walk since you can't bend your toe anymore. How do you walk normal, do you have a limb? ... (14 replies)