... I had bunion surgery on April 21st, recovery was going excellent....except for the start of this week. ... (1 replies)
... I didn't have a toe pointing down, but there are many different types of bunion surgery. My pins came out each side of the foot, approximately where the arch is, not near the toes. I wonder if the internal screw makes a difference for you. ... (11 replies)
... I understand completely..at least in my experience once I did trim them...about 6 weeks post op after pins out...it was no problem. ... (6 replies)
... hour surgery ended up being 8 hours. I've written posts about the healing process from my perspective which you should be able to see under old posts. ... (13 replies)
... Actually two in my heal poked out from the beginning. There is one screw on the exterior of my ankle that hurts. ... (9 replies)
... I will be having bunion surgery on the 15th. Mine was described as a moderate to severe bunion. I have been having Big toe pain for months now. My pre op appointment is on the 7th. ... (23 replies)
... I am new on here, I actually just Googled about things to help with flexibility after bunion surgery and found this thread. I currently am 22 years old and had my bunion surgery over a year ago to be exact June 16, 2010. It went TERRIBLE. ... (24 replies)
... I am now nearly 6 months post surgery and everything is well healed and working well. ... (19 replies)
... I can understand your being worried given the bout of having an infection after the surgery. ... (11 replies)
... My daughter had bunion surgery in Feb. Four steel pins were inserted. ... (0 replies)
... I know I was constantly worried that I'd done something terrible and moved the pins after my sugery too, but I think they're in there pretty firmly and it would take more than a toe stretch in your sleep to move them out of place. ... (1 replies)
... anted 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. ... (20 replies)
... a few months after my bunion surgery and it was on the top of my foot by the scar. It evenually went away. I had temporary pins, so I can't absolutely compare my experience to yours. ... (4 replies)
... I've read articles about doctors who say "No pain bunion surgery"....Does anyone have any experience with that kind of surgery. ... (1 replies)
... Hello All. I am new and have some questions. I had bunion surgery on my left foot a week ago tomorrow. I saw my doc today and he changed my dressing. I luckily have no pins or screws but still have stiches for another 10 days. ... (4 replies)
... I was wondering if having pain in the big toe is normal after 4 weeks. My doctor shaved off the bunion and then moved my knuckle so that my toe was straight...it is still very tender..I am suppose to get the pins out in about 10 days... ... (19 replies)
... I had two external pins in the right foot. Absolutely no pain when they were removed. A little tugging, but painfree. I felt so much more comfortable with the pins out because they pulled the skin too taut. ... (11 replies)
... but it's improving. I've achieved close to a 90 degree upward flexion by doing pretty painful PT, using my body weight to bend it and my hand. My foot swells after these sessions, but a few weeks ago I was only 45 degrees. Keep at it. I found bending in hot water to be the easiest, when I used my hand. ... (28 replies)
... I don't know how much help I can be as I live in British Columbia, so medical coverage here may be a bit different from Ontario. But I had bunion surgery last year and I dealt with a podiatric surgeon. ... (9 replies)
I saw in a recent post of yours that you are running again, did you mean that literally?
If so how far and how does it feel?
When were you able to start running?
Was it difficult the first few times out?
I am one month from having pins out and being able to be in regular shoes so want to know how long after that I can run (I miss it so much!) (240 replies)