... I can't believe that over 100 people have stopped to read my post "Hammertoe and bunion surgery" and not ONE person even replied. Now I'm sure there are people out there who have had a bunion removed and a hammer toe fixed at the same time. ... (20 replies)
... Before the surgery the big toe was 'pushing' the remainder toes to the right. ... (0 replies)
... I am 27 and I have finally decided to stop putting off getting my bunion surgery (meeting with the surgeon next week, again, to discuss details, take new xrays, and schedule, again!) Our last discussion involved reseting of the bone with removable pin, and correction/straightening of the second toe with pin.
Just curious, my hope is to return to my desk job (for at least... (7 replies)
... l tendon area and developed a pop. After 2 months of fighting with it, MRI showed tendonosis, tenosynovitis, and a tear in the peroneal brevis. After a lengthy discussion my surgeon and I agreed that I could have no restrictions with the understanding that if I got more sore I would wear my boot until it settled down again. ... (15 replies)
... I'm contemplating having the Smart Toe Implant but from what I'm reading I'm thinking it might not be a good idea. I have had bunion surgery on my left foot in April 1994 and didn't get a shoe on my foot until October. ... (18 replies)
... Have an honest discussion with your doctor! ... (5 replies)
... someone at them. I discovered a wonderful orthopedic surgeon after a car accident. I see him privately, as the NHS took to long to refer me. He is a marvel. The bunion surgery was done NHS as it was not urgent, I didn't mind waiting 8 months. I wish I had paid. ... (125 replies)
... f the bunions, the extensiveness of the surgery, and how conservative your Dr. is. Then there's how your body reacts and heals. I recommend that everyone having surgery have a very frank discussion with their Dr. about what he thinks you can expect, as well as what you need and expect. I say this because my Dr. ... (8 replies)
... I would advise you to have a very up front discussion with your Dr. regarding the length of time you will be laid up. ... (16 replies)
... I just got back from the doctor's office (the one that did my surgery) and I explained again that I think my big toe is out of alignment and she moved it around some and said i had great movement in that toe and that was the end of that discussion.
I got another alcohol injection and she says next week if I'm not doing better then she's going to switch to cortisone.
Then... (15 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)
... We had a lengthy discussion of the procedures involved. Mainly, if I wasn't having the fifth met being reset, I would not have to have the cast. ... (10 replies)
... Earlier in this thread there was a discussion about pins ie. can they come out on there own? ... (40 replies)
... From your discussion, it sounds like a few things were done. First, the osteotomy was for a bunion correction, and the "neuroma" was excised from the space between the 2 and 3 toes. Was there any procedure done to the second toe? ... (2 replies)
... Of course not. It shouldn't have been said to Karrie. She deserves an apology. When someone has surgery they should then be supported by the group, period. ... (20 replies)
... of a Keller about a month ago after setting it up before I had done my own research. Now I'm pretty sure that my option would be fusion if I choose to have any surgery at all. I guess I am hoping against hope that maybe the toe will fuse enough on its own to stop the pain. ... (3 replies)
... The 1st 2 weeks after surgery were HELL. I was a mess. But it has gotten better from there. ... (94 replies)
... I got bunion surgery just 5 days ago on both feet after deliberating about it for over a year. So far so good. ... (114 replies)
... So, I had an xray...foot looks GREAT! After much discussion with the doctor, we both agree and think that the throbbing actually is referred pain from my low back injury. ... (11 replies)
... Well strictly speaking I have a dorsal bunion that will be resected with cheillectomy and osteotomy. ... (16 replies)