... he had me flex my toes and do ankle circles when I was able to. He said the best thing to help with swelling was to walk, and he was right. I had bunion surgery on my left foot in Aug 09 and my right foot in Dec 09 and I'm able to run a little over a mile these days. ... (5 replies)
... Hi Amberoo, if your surgery was in Dec 09 then it is still early. I had the big toe fused six months ago, and the incision is still a little sensitive. It was sensitive a couple of months ago too. ... (24 replies)
... I had a very similar surgery like you. I'm 20 yrs old and I also had my bunion cut at the side with my big toes broken and realigned with a temporary screw. My surgery was done Oct. 2 and today marks my 6th week post. ... (14 replies)
... marks 6 weeks since my bunion surgery. Im in my late 30's.They cut off the bunion, and broke the big toe to straighten it, putting in a permanent screw below the joint in the big toe. ... (14 replies)
... I'm Caucasian and have a very small scar on my left foot (Lapidus 8/09), but have a small keloid on my right foot (Lapidus 12/09). The incision on my right foot didn't heal as easily as the left. My doctor said the inside dissolvable stitches were poking through and irritating my skin, and that's where the keloid formed. It's still purplish, but I was told it could take a... (24 replies)
... My toes work well. I lost some mobility, but hypermobility was one of the reasons the bunion got so bad. ... (3 replies)
... I'm had my left foot done last year (severe bunion, Lapidus procedure) and I'm now getting my right foot done October 14/09. Right foot is not as bad, though it has hammertoe the angle is only 12 degrees. Since the right foot isn't as bad Dr. told me there will be only one incision but I will have a pin and not screws like last time. He is doing a chevron procedure. Part of... (3 replies)
... I had this procedure on my right foot done and i am fifteen years old. I had it done late April of 09' the pain after was managable but at night time was when it was the worst. I was non weight bearing on crutches for four weeks, and then walking in a boot for one and i was then walking in shoes at five weeks. All in all it was worth it, and i woudl recommend it if the your... (15 replies)
... Hi guys, I'm back ..3 days post op..
Friday 6 Feb 09 - Day 0 - surgery in the morning - I was neaseaus and was warded the entire day in hospital. Was on the drip. Didn't remember having any pain. Perhaps it was because I was on pain killers.
Later the doctor discovered that it was those v strong pain killers that made me neaseaus. I was off pain killers the next... (12 replies)
... I will be getting bunion surgery I believe on one foot in November. And the second in March. ... (6 replies)
... I had bunion surgery on right big toe 11-6. It is now 3-28-09. Ortho said foot would be normal in 4 months. He also removed Nueroma from toe next to big toe. I can't bend this toe and still have stiffness in big toe. I can walk but not without some discomfort and can't run. Also had pain in left knee which is going away since I am walking one mile daily. Has anyone had... (11 replies)
... has anyone had this surgery? If so what was it like? Is your arches better? What was recovery like?
And has anyone done both at the same time - bunion and flat feet/arch correction?
Also those that have flat feet/bad arches and did not get any type of surgery - did your pain get worse with time?
Thanks! (40 replies)
I am sorry to hear you are suffering so. However, I think I can relate.
I've had several foot reconstructive surgeries in the last 10 yrs. One was in 2008 to do a bunion repair/toe fusion. I had the hardware removed in 7/09 and apparently developed a bone spur which the surgeon shaved down during hardware removal.
Since then, I have been experiencing a... (28 replies)
... Hello, my unsuccessful sugeries were due to a bunion. Kflac, I am glad your surgery was in 09. ... (37 replies)
... is in it's complete original position. Now the thing is that my foot was swollen to oblivion, so whenever I questioned my doctor on the fact that I still had a bunion he said it was just "swelling" So along I went thinking my foot was just swollen. ... (10 replies)
... I'll be right along with ya at surgery time though Cinderella. ... (18 replies)
... My neighbor had him do two bunion surgeries this summer and someone recommended him to her. ... (0 replies)
... I had a bunion and nerve tumor removed from my right foot and a cortisone shot in my left heel for a spur. ... (2 replies)
... I had bunion problem for years not knowing that is a condition that can be corrected by surgery. I am the only one with flat feet in my family. ... (18 replies)