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... It all depends on how bad your bunion is. Regardless of calling it "minimal incision" or otherwise, you will need to know what exactly will be done to your foot to eliminate your bunion and to restore the proper biomechanics to your foot. ... (1 replies)
... I dont suffer from pain unless I wear closed shoes or in high heels or on my feet for a long period. This is not normal and I do want to feel normal. The other issue for me is that I can no longer fit into any decent closed shoes. ... (3 replies)
... I had a very similar surgery like you. I'm 20 yrs old and I also had my bunion cut at the side with my big toes broken and realigned with a temporary screw. My surgery was done Oct. 2 and today marks my 6th week post. ... (14 replies)

... marks 6 weeks since my bunion surgery. Im in my late 30's.They cut off the bunion, and broke the big toe to straighten it, putting in a permanent screw below the joint in the big toe. ... (14 replies)
... Good idea on the massage and vit C thanks. I get a massage every couple of weeks already. ... (87 replies)
... North, what type of foot surgery are you are having? ... (87 replies)
... weeks post op from bunion surgery. I had it done on my right foot five years ago and am very glad I did. I have no pain and my foot looks great. On May 1 I had it done on my left foot. ... (24 replies)
... I understand...I went from running 50 miles a week to 4 years later not being able to walk at all without loads of pain. ... (28 replies)
... t know where or how I would feel without it. ... (240 replies)
... at two weeks, although I don't remember much except that they wouldn't bend as far as they had before the surgery. I just remember feeling squeemish because the IDEA of it was scary. ... (240 replies)
... My feet felt heavy and numb, very numb actually, like pins and needles. You could tell that they were swollen but not discolored or anything. ... (13 replies)
... DL, that is all GREAT news, I am very happy for you. I take it from reading your story about going out that no one stepped on you or you lost your balance, that's really good. ... (240 replies)
... Just wanted to add something you may not have thought of. Pregnancy can worsen bunions because of the added weight on your feet. ... (11 replies)
... s pretty hard to get around while your foot is being elevated, so I figured why not elevate two feet at the same time. ... (8 replies)
... should and all else afterwards. I'm 37 and that was my experience with the one foot and you're even younger so should do really well. I had put off having the surgery for several years but finally just had to. I was tired of busting through the sides of my tennis shoes all the time and sheez the pain!!!!!YIKES!! ... (27 replies)
... play tennis and have a team together even. A REALLY good team too! WOW! Anyway.... ... (32 replies)
... I've had bunions that started getting bad probably 5 yrs ago and around 3 yrs ago really started progressing. I put off the original surgery 2 yrs ago and finally realized I couldn't put it off any longer this fall. ... (32 replies)
... Eligibility for surgery of this type is generally defined by "pain". ... (17 replies)
... I have the exactly the same thing on my left foot. EXACTLY! I had surgery on the foot four months ago to correct a severe bunion and three hammer toes. I only feel it when I move my foot when barefoot. I asked the physical therapist about it and she said it would go away over time. ... (5 replies)
... You mentioned that your surgeon doesn't seem overly confident. Is he not overly confident that it will fix the problem? ... (3 replies)


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