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... You might have Osteoarthritis in the joint. I will visit a orthopaedic foot and ankle surgeon, podiatric surgeons know nothing. I had a similar surgery and it has gone horribly wrong. I have a thread about it. ... (3 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)
... What is reasonable to expect a complete recovery? ... (3 replies)

... people person, being home alone all the time has really gotten me very depressed. I am NOT a depressed person at all! My physical therapist told me before the surgery that recovery from this type of surgery is one of the toughest you can experience. I believe him now! ... (20 replies)
... m brand new on this forum, and was thrilled to discover it this morning! I also am trying to decide whether to have bunion surgery. ... (6 replies)
... the bones need to repair themselves in order to knit properly, and that takes good nutrition. Calcium and protein are the most important for a complete recovery from this type of surgery. ... (7 replies)
... do until it is too late. I was losing weight on Weight Watchers and reached a plateau so decided to increase my walking to three miles per day. I already had the bunion and hammer toes but this pushed me over the top and it all got worse. I am in So. Cal also and had surgery fifteen weeks ago near St. Joseph's Hospital. ... (13 replies)
... hammertoe surgery the 1st of year with an orthopedic surgeon. ... (8 replies)
... The recovery really depends on the type of procedure you have. For example, a Chevron is usually be faster than a Scarf which in turns is faster than a Lapidus. ... (1 replies)
... wow, you have complete feeling in your foot? ... (4 replies)
... Mine was an hour but there were two proceedures done on that foot. The nurses try to wake you as soon as you come out of surgery so your only groggy for a bit. I found this for you on my search. ... (29 replies)
... Frankly, other than the swelling, it felt great. Never took anything other than Aleve for pain. Took about a 2 hour nap the afternoon after it was done and that was it. My doctor told me 1 year plus for complete healing and that it would NOT be linear - it would go back and forth. I found that to be correct. I was in regular shoes about 4-6 weeks out with reservations -... (20 replies)
... n areas in the foot are resected near the nerve, the nerve becomes compressed and takes a little time to get back to normal. I am in a cast right now from a 3rd surgery to repair the severed nerve from the DPM. ... (6 replies)
... the assurance that, at least for some people, it's possible to be active after bunion surgery. It's easy to lose that confidence after a bad experience. ... (5 replies)
... wow long post! i don't know if i can remember all the questions...but i'll try to answer at least some of them... about the pain/numbness - i too had this numbness on my big toe during the first few weeks at least...it kind of scared me a bit too, but my doc said the same thing yours did and it eventually went away gradually as i started walking on it more...this was the case... (2 replies)
... Wow! Superwomen! Bunion surgery on both feet! My Dr. wouldn't do them on both of my feet because my feet were soooooo bad. People would gasp when I would kick off my shoes! ... (5 replies)
... Good to hear, thanks. I'm only having one toe done and will supposedly only wear a Darco boot afterward. Supposedly I can put weight on it right away though I know there will be limitations the first few weeks. I was told I can drive as soon as I'm off the pain meds, and can ride a bicycle after a couple weeks and an indoor bike even sooner. This doesn't sound so bad, but... (3 replies)
... I had this procedure plus hammertoe correction on three toes on my left foot. I also had a large bunion corrected with a fusion. Since I had other procedures also I don't think I can tell you much about the osteotomy alone. ... (3 replies)
... I have been reading post on this board since Jan because I knew I was having surgery in May to correct the collapse of my right foot. ... (6 replies)
... A little over 12 months ago I had surgery to resolve the mess I made of a lateral process of the talus fracture and bone spur, loose body removal in my left ankle. ... (0 replies)


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