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... Hi, I had my bunion and hammertoe surgery 4 weeks ago.dressings came off 2 days ago and pin removal also. I have started my exercises on my big toe now and have to do that for 8 weeks.for the first 10 days, i rested completely with chevron boot and crutches, now i am just walking slowly with hardly any pain. ... (7 replies)
... I have a Dr. appointment on Tues. and if the swelling isn't too bad he is going to cut some of the scar tissue to relase some of the tightness that pulls the toe up. ... (9 replies)
... Yes, I have had a pin removed from a hammertoe too early as well. I had bunion surgery and hammertoe correction on my left foot in May. I developed MRSA and they had to remove the pin after like 12 days. ... (9 replies)

Pin Removal
Jul 23, 2003
... I had bunion surgery and some repairs done on my second toe on July 2, 03. I went 2 days ago, which was day 19 to have a pin removed from the second toe. The doctor was unable to remove it. I was told to return in a week and it would be easier to remove. ... (4 replies)
Bunion surgery
Mar 29, 2016
... I'm new here and scheduled for bunion surgery in the next couple of weeks. ... (3 replies)
... A very BIG THANK YOU for responding and giving me really helpful, good, clear information. I was just about to post again saying that I am now experiencing a little anxiety about the removal. ... (9 replies)
... I am 10 weeks after surgery for a bunion and a bunionette. I have screws in the bunion area and a pin at the bunionette site, which are permanent. Yes, recovery has been a breeze. I have followed my doctor's instructions to the letter. ... (4 replies)
... aligned the bones and placed the pin. The tailor bunion side was more unusual. My doctor cut at an angle, and placed the bones a bit off kilter, fixed with a pin. The result is regrowth that is a somewhat flexible union. ... (4 replies)
... Thank you for replying. I have 2 permanent screws in my 5th metatarsal for the tailor bunion and a dissolvable pin in my big toe bunion area. I have what looks like a bunion still. Not as big as it was. My main concern now is the swelling and I am not walking yet. ... (15 replies)
... Okay so I had bunion surgery on my right foot during May of 2010, it is now July 2010. The bunion surgery I had was a bone cut and then my doctor put in two wires in in my foot to hold my right big toe in place, he didn't put in screws because he said my bones were too small. ... (4 replies)
... 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. ... (20 replies)
... I had bunion surgery on both feet and hammertoe surgery on one toe a little over two weeks ago now, and so far it has gone surprisingly brilliantly in terms of pain and discomfort. ... (20 replies)
... pin removal didn't really hurt....felt maybe a slight slight twinge and I could feel it slide...... ... (11 replies)
... Definitely wait for the pin removal and speak with your doctor. The warm bath method works well. Someone on this board recommended scouching down in the bath and slowly pushing yourself back with your toes. This worked well for me. ... (12 replies)
... Hello again. I just had a long pin removed from my second toe osteotomy. it was a long pin and there is a second one left to be removed. ... (0 replies)
Bunion Surgery
Nov 19, 2008
... I am 3 weeks post surgery. I had severe nerve pain up until yesterday when they removed the pin. Today is so much better and the pin removal didn't hurt at all. It looks like I will be having some pain and swelling for some time yet. I wish I would have known the recovery time was going to be so long. ... (19 replies)
... I'm 7 weeks post op bunion surgery. I just had my exterior pin removed at 6 wks. and still have a dissolvable pin in place. I noticed after the ex pin removal, my big toe points towards the ground. Now, my 2nd and 3rd toe are starting to lift like in a hammertoe. ... (4 replies)
... and I had one external pin on the top of my foot but it came out after about 2 weeks. Also I never heard of a dissolvable internal pin. I had one pin internal also and had that removed with surgery after about 18 months because my foot was still swelling. BTW the external pin removal was nothing. ... (11 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 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. My recovery went much better post-pin removal. I was partial WB most of the time, so I have nothing to tell you regarding stepping on the foot for the first time in... (11 replies)


Associated Tags: bunion, bunion surgery recovery, bunionectomy recovery, external fixators, lapidus, pttd, screw removal

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