It appears you have not yet Signed Up with our community. To Sign Up for free, please click here....



Message Board


Foot & Ankle Problems Board Index
Pages: 1 2 3 4 5 Showing 1 - 20 of 90 for bunion surgery fuse. (0.016 seconds)


... I'm going to have bunion surgery on what my podiatrist says is a severe bunion. It doesn't hurt that much, but he says my middle toe may break. ... (1 replies)
... I had lapidus bunion surgery May 19. I am still recovering. ... (15 replies)
... at the head of the screw was protruding into my 1st joint. My local doc suggested I got a 2nd opinion. That doctor ordered a needle ultrasound and then suggested surgery to remove the screw. I had relief from part of the pain almost immediately but as the months have passed, so the remaining pain has worsened. ... (7 replies)

... You only need the screws while the bones fuse or whatever it is they need to do. If they never bother you, it's not necessary to take them out. ... (2 replies)
... I am having surgery to remove bilateral bunions from my right foot and the doctor will fuse some bones to stabilize my foot. ... (1 replies)
... Best wishes for a successful surgery and a good recovery. ... (3 replies)
... I am scheduled to have a second surgery on my foot the day after Christmas. ... (3 replies)
... the pins will hold bones in place for them to fuse together. ... (4 replies)
... There is no doubt this type of surgery is scary. For me, the idea that the joint would be destroyed freaked me out. ... (14 replies)
... Janesfoot, your story is similar to mine, though I did not have bunion surgery. I thought I was growing a bunion as per the family tradition. The first podiatrist I saw knew my mother and grandmother and said we all have the same feet......just different generations. ... (4 replies)
... Talking about weight bearing, I had scarf osteotomies both feet (same as Pearl) so 100% weight bearing was perfectly fine from day one according to my OS. I had two pairs of surgical shoes, one wedge (reversed platform) and one flat. After the surgery, I was having a hard time walking on wedges so my OS said to wear the flat ones. I know from all the research I had done and... (87 replies)
... I had hammertoe surgery when I had bunion surgery. At first I was really freaked out because my toe was floppy and would not lay flat on the ground when I was standing or walking. ... (2 replies)
... he one bone or both. He says mine is the tibial sesmoid. I have the MRI coming up this Tuesday. My understanding is that if you remove one of the sesmoids the bunion will come back. If you remove them both the big toe will hammer and they have to fuse it. I don't know what to do at this point. ... (6 replies)
... (3 replies)
... What type of procedure your mom had? there are various procedures for bunions; some procedures require a very long post-op recovery time, for example fusion. I am 3 and half month post-op 1MTPJ fusion (the surgeon cut the joint in the big toe (bunion) and put two screws to fuse my big toe), and I am still using crutches and I am still wearing a post-op shoe. I am 47... Are... (3 replies)
... i had Lapidus on May 14/08. I did quite well the first while but things have reached a point and plateaued a bit. I was patial weightbearing immediatly in cast, and cast shoe, then at three weeks just a dressing and shoe, later just a toe spacer and the cast shoe until 7 weeks, at wich time could wear any shoes that I could fit. I am now 3 months post op and can really... (15 replies)
... dl, i didnt know that. i wish you could get in faster. i would be very angry, also. i really dont thin the infection caused the bone not to fuse. if you are not in a lot of pain thats a great sign. (240 replies)
... t you have to go through this all again. It's not easy, but I hope you have or find the strength to face it all, and this time you will fuse. The good this about bunion surgery in America is they get you alking in no time, here in the UK, they want you to heel walk for six weeks. ... (13 replies)
... followed the dr's orders to a T but it just did not fuse. I am now waiting for them to call me from the hospital with a new operative day as I have to have the surgery all over again. This time with screws and pins . Last time he used pins but it just didn't fuse. I am really bummed out today. ... (240 replies)
... Day 18 Hi! I am rather worried about my foot since it made a funny noise when I heel walked up the stairs and slightly lost my balance and put weight on the foot lightly. It feels quite hot and a bit weird but no pain. The top of the main bone feels a bit weird again no pain. On the side of the foot it feels a little sharp when I rotate my ankle. I think I will try to... (240 replies)


Associated Tags: bunion surgery recovery, bunionectomy recovery, external fixators, foot problems, lapidus

Pages: 1 2 3 4 5

All times are GMT -7. The time now is 03:29 PM.



Site owned and operated by HealthBoards.comô
Terms of Use © 1998-2017 HealthBoards.comô All rights reserved.
Do not copy or redistribute in any form!