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... Thanks so much for the thoughts. The surgery went great. I was wheeled in the or about 845am and home in bed by 1030. ... (13 replies)
... Earlier this day, about 13 hours ago, I had surgery to fix a bunion on my right foot, to straighten the bones of my big toe and fix an ulcer that had erupted due to the bunion. ... (0 replies)
... I had two chevron types of bunion surgeries on my left foot and one on my right while I was in High School. I knew almost immediately that they hadn't worked but have just lived with it all of these years. ... (24 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)
... I am so sorry to hear of your predicament. ... (6 replies)
... How's it going for you by now? (2 replies)
... extremely bad bunions, and haven't been able to wear anything but heavily padded running shoes for decades. Finally it got to the point where I couldn't even walk in them without pain, and I went in for surgery. ... (2 replies)
... inflammatory drugs. My first surgeon actually prescribed them to me. ... (17 replies)
... op, and can honestly say it wasn't that bad. My bunion was moderately severe, with the second toe affected and general metatarsal discomfort radiating to the outer ankle. The anaesthetist gave me a mild sedative first, then three nerve blocks into the left leg, then the general anaesthetic. ... (17 replies)
... I had two chevron types of bunion surgeries on my left foot and one on my right while I was in High School. I knew almost immediately that they hadn't worked but have just lived with it all of these years. ... (20 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. Did not have anything done to smaller toes. ... (14 replies)
... with a website that says he does a state of the art bunion removal. Practically pain free with his method. Walking very soon, with plastic surgery type scars. ... (13 replies)
... My Big toes overlap my second toes too. ... (20 replies)
... My surgeon took a wedge of bone out of both of my big toes to straighten them and used one screw per toe to hold the bone together. I haven't seen my left foot yet because he'll replace the cast next week, but my big right toe is much straighter. ... (27 replies)
Hammertoe surgery
Sep 14, 2012
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... Your post helped me a lot. I also could commiserate. April 6th, 2011, I had bunion removed, big toe broken and straightened with a titanium screw, all 4 other toes were surgically implanted with pins to straighten them out. ... (15 replies)
... Hi Liz, Lapidus is when the bunion is removed and a portion of the first toe bone is removed to straighten out the foot. The objective is for the bone to recalcify and mend it's self together, while doing so the screw holds the bone in place. As such, my foot did not fuse. The second surgery, my Dr. ... (11 replies)
... Now that I am back on my feet I find I am disappointed as to how they look.Can those of you who had your big toe straightened tell me what was done. My toe still turns, perhaps not as much as before, but it doesn't look very pretty to see the big toe ontop of the next toe. ... (27 replies)
... New to message board. Sorry for previous post. I have a bunionectomy scheduled for Apr 4 and May 16. My doctor advised against doing the double, but my mind is made up and I'm calling him Monday and asking him to do the double. He said the healing time is a little longer when you have both done. ... (192 replies)


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