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... It all depends on how bad your bunion is. ... (1 replies)
Bunion Surgery
Dec 17, 2001
... says he prefers this procedure because the chances of the bunion coming back is much slimmer. ... (6 replies)
... ere is no contest in the literature that the screws are the best method to ensure proper refusion and allignment of the bone after the v cut. There are pros and cons to having the screws in. Sometimes they loosen move and cause pain. My surgeon as most Im sure dont want to remove them unless they are causing a problem. ... (4 replies)

... ivly new and if I'm not mistaken I believe it's called the "Tight Rope" proceedure. You are the first I've seen here to have had it. I wondered if there were any cons with this surgery. You know what said about something that's too good to be true! ... (4 replies)
... I had a double bunionectomy and was very glad I did~ I agree that you should choose to do it only if you have good support and are well prepared. I was totally NWB for one week and almost totally NWB for the second week. One of the benefits of having both feet done at the same time is that it encouraged compliance with the doctor's advice to elevate. I feel that keeping both... (8 replies)
... What was the severity of your bunion and did you have a simple surgery done with realighnment of the joint and removal of the bump and pins etc or did you have a more elaborate surgery performed. Sorry for all the questions...... ... (9 replies)
... Make sure u consult with your Doc before investing in and taking any kind of supplements. I know my doc told me I had to stop taking them at least a week before surgery as they interfere with surgery. I was taking multi V and Green super food. ... (21 replies)
... I must find out more! I need a lapidus on both feet as 3 surgeons opinions concurr. However I would really like to find a doc in WA state / near Seattle, who uses this external fixation method to allow earlier weight bearing. Please send me the name of your doctor if possible, so that I can write and ask them for a referral to someone in my area. Thank you. (12 replies)
... had to go back into surgery and IV, didn't feel anything. ... (12 replies)
... thank you Rbstarrr.Yes..having elective surg done on a 7yr old..and on both feet,had a few people not being too happy with us.We gave her an opinion before the time and clearly laid out the pros and cons.her great gran also has very bad bunions and my DD did not want to be the same.She is now a few weeks post op and is doing very well.No more pain so no meds taken.A little... (20 replies)
... bearing for many weeks have problems with stiffness, atrophy, etc. so there are pros and cons for both sides. It depends a lot on the doctor's philosophy and of course the type of surgery you have, etc. ... (17 replies)
... things you can't possibly help. It seems your two biggest concerns are general fear regarding the surgery, and being alone for the recovery. The thought of the surgery itself scares us all! To be honest, I was PETRIFIED of the surgery. When you get in the hospital, once the IV is in, they can give you a sedative. ... (16 replies)
... Hi Delightfuldior, thanks for your reply! It is always nice to hear from people from the other side of the world of their bunion healing experience. ... (41 replies)
... Hello, It must be pretty scary for you at 16 to make such hard decisions about whether or not to have surgery. I would have your parents talk with the doctor more about the pros and cons. Also, you should get a second or third opinion. It is very wise to give orthotics a chance, it may take a while to get used to, but it is definitely less painful than surgery. I've had the... (12 replies)
... miles a day IF I wear the wide toed shoes I have with the memory foam inserts that stretch at the bunion area. They're getting kind of faded looking but I have no pain when I walk with those. ... (5 replies)
Jun 11, 2007
... I was 16 when I had my first bunion surgery.. my foot was painful every day and surgery was my only option. If you have more pain than not, get the surgery! I healed much better at 16 then I did in my last surgery at 27! ... (13 replies)
... my childhood and they have progrssively gotten worse, but not painful until that last several years. The hyperlaxtivity of your joints should not impend having bunion surgery, the Dr. would need to take that into consideration. ... (6 replies)
Feb 8, 2004
... I totally understood your dilemma. Bunion surgery is essentially cosmetic surgery and not medically necessary (for me). PROS : - better to do it at an earlier stage w/milder forms than later that requires more extensive surgery and longer recovery time - better to do it when you have lots of free time to recover and w/o any responsibilities except to yourself, and when... (8 replies)
... My bunions are inherited from Mums side. And my Mum is in surgery having her left bunion done and toes straightening as I type! Hers are terrible, she is 51. I am 33 and had them as far back as 10 year old! ... (41 replies)
... on my bunion callus. Diabetics are susceptible to infections, some of mine ear infections due to allergies, and I'm afraid I'll build up a resistance to antibiotics. ... (16 replies)

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