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... My OS said I have too much mobility in the feet and hence the return of the bunions after the first surgery 21 yrs ago. ... (8 replies)
... I had my first bunion surgery at 19 too! ... (14 replies)
... urgery. I personally had a very rough 3 days but now I am on day 12 am have some swelling and only frequent pain. I went from using 2 crutches and a walking foot cast to now just one and bearing wait only on the heal of my foot. Today I get the outer layer of stitches removed. ... (1 replies)

... it wouldnt work and I would be back years later getting another surgery. I have done A LOT of research online about big toe fusion being the recommended type of surgery for my type of foot problem but I am nervous about the whole big toe fusion thing. ... (6 replies)
... I'm doing some research because this week I decided that I could no longer stand my ugly and painful bunions....so I decided that I would see a doctor and find out what my options are. My first dilemma was what kind of doctor should I go to? an Orthopedic Surgeon who specializes in feet....or a Podiatrist who specializes in bunions??? So I went to both. They were both very... (5 replies)
... Everything looks good, no infection. Stitches are out, but the pin has to stay in for 6 weeks. I have a short walking boot as with the surgery shoe the strap was rubbing right on the pin. I feel so relived to get the soft cast off! ... (87 replies)
... You could use duct tape or gauze tape I'm sure. I also had a boot after the splint, but was told I could only take 5 min showers (can't soak the foot/incisions). So, you will likely be using something longer than 2 weeks. I tried to just keep my foot out of the water, but it inevitably got wet and I take longer than 5 minutes to shower! I ended up using the "cast" cover to... (21 replies)
... osteotomy and 2 hammertoe corrections. I was on crutches for 6 weeks. First 2 weeks I had a plaster type cast and last 4 i had an air cast. After x rays at the 6 week mark my Pod said I was okay to bear weight. ... (12 replies)
... Awwww (((Cindi))) I'm so sorry that your dr. was not honest with you - honestly, to me, he sounds like a real Jerk! (note capital J! I would have actually used a word that started with "A" and ended with "SS" but wasn't sure if I might get in trouble... :p ;) You've been to see a doc HOW many times now since your surgery, and NONE of them were with the actual surgeon... (32 replies)
... Hello - :wave: Newbie here. Used to come to HealthBoards about 5-6 years ago - forgot all about it! Was glad to find it tonight, as I'm facing surgery (this next Monday) :eek: and think I'm getting "cold feet" :D History: Had severe bunions by the time I was 17yo or so, had bunion surgery and osteotomies on both feet in 81 and 82 (each foot one year apart). Am now... (11 replies)
... my doctor hadn't even noticed it until I pointed it out to him when he was going over possible complications from surgery and mentioned scarring and asked if I had a tendency to scar badly. He took one look at it and said, "okay, you don't scar. ... (2 replies)
... I am 26 years old and I went to see a podiatrist for my bunion. He told me that he could fix my bunion but I would have to be in a cast for 6 weeks afterwards. Does anyone know if there is an alternative to wearing a non weight bearing cast? ... (0 replies)
... I had surgery on my left foot on Nov. 30th, 2010. I am in my 5th week of recovery. My surgery was similar to what they do for bunion surgeries, but I did not have large bunions. ... (15 replies)
... Yeah, the cast cover for the shower was the best thing ever! ... (13 replies)
... What I did when my cast came off was to wash my leg and foot gently with a washcloth, removing as much of the dead skin as possible, then I would lotion it up. ... (5 replies)
Anesthesia
Dec 1, 2003
... Hi, When I had my surgery last year, I had a local in the Drs office for the first surgery, Yes I heard and actually watched everything, It was like going to the dentist lots of shots in the foot to numb me up really good, and off we went back to the table, I listened to head phones for the most part but did not feel a thing of course, and actually kinda sat up and watched... (16 replies)
Bunion Surgery
Jan 23, 2002
... I am new to this site but just had foot surgery and wanted to share my experience. I had bunion surgery with a pin to straighten the big toe. The surgery was done December 13th. I had a local. I do not like to be put under so they allowed me to do this. ... (6 replies)
... who says, looking at new xrays, he'll not know until he gets in there where he'll operate, the second joint from the end of the big toe, and I could walk out afterwards on it, in a surgical shoe, or higher up at the next joint, which would involved a cast for 2 mo. ... (16 replies)
... both my Dr. and the local ortho office turned him down and referred him to a sports medicine facility an hour's drive from home. He had his surgery done by a sports Dr. ... (9 replies)
Talor's Bunion
Jun 6, 2002
... Hi DianeMarie! I had surgery on both feet for tailor's bunion. This was one of the best things I've ever done for myself. I had both feet done at once. ... (8 replies)


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