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... I know exactly the internet ad you are referring to. I was also impressed by his web site. Don't be duped by it though. A good doctor does not need to advertise on the internet. He is making a great ad for himself so he can get more patients and make more money. ... (13 replies)
... Even after I was pretty much back to normal, for several months I would try to elevate my feet when I had the chance. I think the best advice my doctor gave me was to "Listen to your feet. ... (9 replies)
... rprised by how fatigued I was. The experience really sapped my body of energy. I am on the older side, had both feet done at once, and had just had another minor surgery the day before my bunionectomies, but many other people on this board have said the same thing. ... (19 replies)

... Unless your doctor says you need to be in a cast or walking boot, you should not need a wheelchair unless you want it for getting around outside. ... (7 replies)
... painful ugly feet like me. I am 26 and hide my feet all my life. I was always so jealous of all my friends who could wear such nice cute sandels.I wish you the best of luck. I had very extensive bunion surgery on Aug. 29th, only on one foot. My doctor refused to do both at one time. ... (21 replies)
... As I stated in an earlier post, I don't think anyone should have surgery on even one foot if they don't have sufficient support. ... (17 replies)
... Ask your doctor to send in a preauthorization to your insurance. Some insurance companies even require it especially on elective procedures. ... (8 replies)
... lso having a tough time with your recovery. i don't see my surgeon until september 10th, but i will be sure to post on what he says. please let me know what your doctor says when you see him this week. i hope it will be encouraging news for you. ... (13 replies)
... My primary care doctor from my HMO gave me a referral to a podiatrist. He immediately agreed with the need for surgery and we scheduled it to fit my circumstances. ... (11 replies)
... Every person's recovery is different so you really cannot base yours on anyone else's. Some people have needed more time. I was fortunate to be able to go back after 2 weeks. I am a Kindergarten teacher so I'm up and moving most of the day, too. Typically with little people running around not paying attention to what they're running around. But, I went back. I took a cat... (3 replies)
... when it comes to rods and screws, the best is to ask your doctor. Each one may do it differently. I have 2 screws. Some use a pin, but for the larger bone it isn't always sturdy enough. ... (3 replies)
... WWhat does your doctor say about the "Knot". Ask him what it is! ... (13 replies)
... and given two options. One, get orthodics which may or may not work, are expensive, and were not covered by my insurance. Two, opt for surgery which also may or may not work, is expensive but covered at least in part but he didn't think that the best option. ... (9 replies)
... That's what I had and it was fine-- One benefit is that most people don't tend to feel as groggy and/or nauseated afterward as you might with general anesthesia. I was aware off and on and at one point I could hear the electric saw whining. I told the doctor that it sounded weird (It's surreal to know that they are sawing your bones, although I didn't feel a thing and I didn't... (39 replies)
... op. Everyone's body is different and, as such, everyone's surgery will be different. So while, we can tell you our experiences, yours may or may not be similar. ... (39 replies)
... hammertoe surgery on both of my feet at the same time. I have absolutely no regrets about having it all done at once. ... (17 replies)
... and the doctor doesn't offer you any other options, I agree that a second opinion is called for. ... (13 replies)
... Hi, Carolina~ I had a double bunionectomy (and hammertoe surgeries) last May and am very glad I had it all done—NO REGRETS. It’s been almost exactly eleven months since the surgeries, and after decades of hurting, I am pain free, not to mention enjoying much nicer looking feet! I have a permanent screw in each foot; so far I've had no issues with them. My doctor said that... (13 replies)
Bunion Surgery
Apr 4, 2007
... I hope you get the information you need to make the best decision about whether or not to have the surgery, now or in the future. I wish I had had mine earlier before such extensive damage was done. ... (2 replies)
... I had surgery on my right foot in November. My foot still looks like it has a bunion, just smaller! It still hurts a bit too. My big toe still tilts right. ... (3 replies)

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