... and showed him my CT Scan results. 'Dr. S' said the bone clearly never healed and likely will not. ... (14 replies)
... t have to have further surgery and at the end of the day it is only an insole that will help me walk. ... (240 replies)
... union. I go back to doctor tomorrow for my 8 week check up. I'm still totally NWB. It's been tough but hopefully the end is in sight. I'm glad your surgery went well! ... (17 replies)
... op, and can honestly say it wasn't that bad. My bunion was moderately severe, with the second toe affected and general metatarsal discomfort radiating to the outer ankle. ... (17 replies)
... The doctor broke the bone, moved it over, and then put 2 screws in to hold it in place. The surgery was a breeze. I only took pain meds for a day. I am in a walking boot and have probably been on it more than I should be. But it really feels ok. ... (0 replies)
... for the cutting of my bunion. According to my doc, my bunion was not too bad but due to it pressing against my nerves, it has been giving me a lot of grieve the past years. ... (18 replies)
... ankle ortho specialist. I told him I was fustrated and he said, "yes, it is fustrating for us both when surgery does not go well." He is not a chatty doctor, so not sure how concerned he may have been. He was clear that fixing it through surgery was my option. ... (14 replies)
... I can totally understand wanting to get the surgery over with. It really stinks to have to put your life on hold waiting for a surgery that you know will knock you off your feet for an extended period. But you have to have confidence in your surgeon. ... (14 replies)
... He said he would shave the side and break the bone and push it into place for the toe to be straight. He let me to believe the recovery plan went well. ... (14 replies)
... Well, I don't know if we have enough information to determine that. Non-unions do happen and for reasons no one can discern. I guess the questions are many but include:
Why didn't he pin it?
Was that part of what you were told he would do?
When were you released to walk on it?
What was the whole procedure/recovery plan?
What kind of doctor did the procedure?
Am... (14 replies)
... Hello. I had bunion surgery on March 18th. ... (50 replies)
... This decision is so individual. I have heard many say that you need to be dramatically impacted by your bunion in order to feel that the surgery and recovery are worth it. ... (6 replies)
... There are so many kinds of bunion surgery. ... (15 replies)
... Well It has been 9 weeks since I had Bunion surgery and fusion of the First MT bone. Week 8 they told me I could start weight bearing either with a stiff soled shoe or with my cast. ... (2 replies)
... This website is really an amazing resource and I could not believe the number of posts on the topic of bunion surgery. ... (9 replies)
... When I woke up in recovery after my bunion surgery, I was told I could "heel walk", but that was impossible for me to do for several days. ... (7 replies)
... Oh emh - I'm sorry to hear that you are in so much pain. I had a severe bunion on my right foot that was operated on Oct 18th so I'm about 3 1/2 weeks post op. I was also given Percoset (Oxycodone) and I can't really say I was in a lot of pain. I know I had the bunion removed, bone in my foot cut and realigned and my second toe shortened (because it became longer than the... (18 replies)
... Hi Beck, I'm relatively new to foot surgery too. ... (16 replies)
... took LONGER to heal than the Taylor bunion. The bone by the pinkie toe is smaller and heals quicker. When I had mine done I didn't have screws, my pod just put a removable pin in. ... (10 replies)
... I had bunion surgery 12 years ago on my right foot. I don't know what it was called but the Podiatrist did cut out bone and put in a screw. It was a long recovery 6 weeks on crutches and then using a special shoe and finally I could wear tennis shoes but only tennis shoes for more than a year. ... (27 replies)