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... My OS said I have too much mobility in the feet and hence the return of the bunions after the first surgery 21 yrs ago. ... (8 replies)
... The problem in the US is that bunion surgery has very little monetary return for most orthopaedic surgeons which is why they , for lack of better words, "pawn" it off to podiatrists. ... (2 replies)
... I am 22 years old and am scheduled to have a lapidus bunionectomy in the next few weeks on my right foot. I will also have a pin in my second toe to straighten it out. ... (1 replies)

... I have questions about bunion surgery experiences plz! ... (1 replies)
... Welcome to the boards. I can only speak to the lapidus bunionectomy, I had one done on each foot. If I had three feet, I would have had to have three surgeries, I'm that lucky. ... (4 replies)
... yep, and I think it depends on what TYPE of bunion surgery as to the recovery. ... (15 replies)
... I really dont want to scare you , but I was in alot of pain the first 2 weeks. It has been 4 weeks since my surgery and cant walk, I am still using crutches and cannot wear my normal shoes I Am still wearing the boot. ... (15 replies)
... There are so many kinds of bunion surgery. ... (15 replies)
... how long is the recovery from lapidus bunion surgery? ... (15 replies)
... cedure would appear quite complex which would warrant the need for an orthopaedic surgeon. If you have the time, canvass the various threads on this website for bunion operations performed in the US. ... (2 replies)
... ure but it's weird not being able to bend my toes and it does limit some activities. I should have my other one done but not sure I could stand to go through the recovery again. Its going to have to hurt a whole lot more for me to do it. I wll keep all my medical equipment just in case. ... (11 replies)
... All pre-op items are checked off the list. I'm feeling much better having all those appointments behind me. Talked to the nurse at the doctors office yesterday and everything was approved on their end and on track for Thursday. So I'm down to 2 days. I've been working on getting the house in order to make life easier on DH- Now I'm just ready to get this show on the road... (11 replies)
... I can tell things are getting worse and that's why I decided to see the doctor. Honestly I went with the 1st surgery 10 years ago because I knew as we age it's harder to bounce back. ... (11 replies)
... so I don't know its state. It's Sunday, so I guess I wait until Monday to call my doctor, but wanted to check if anyone had this happen for a bunion surgery? ... (10 replies)
... My surgery was pretty straightforward. ... (8 replies)
... I had the lapidus done in May of 2012...had a non union and still couldn't walk comfortably at 8 months post op. I had a second lapidus surgery at 8 months and am still non weight bearing. It's a very long recovery. ... (17 replies)
Lapidus procedure
Jun 20, 2012
... i had the lapidus and bunion surgery on May 25th, also using a knee walker. I still have not been able to have my stitches, although my foot looks pretty good, still swollen but better everyday. ... (19 replies)
... Hi - I have been diagnosed with hypermobile 1st ray, and bunions on both feet with tailors bunions. The recommended surgery to correct this is Lapidus Arthrodesis with mini external fixation (pins that stick out top of foot). Has anyone had this surgery? I am told I would have 4 pins sticking out and would wear a velcro boot for 8-12 weeks, then the pins are removed.... (4 replies)
... Hi. I had lapidus and hammertoe surgery 17 days ago. I was off pain meds after day 3 and was fairly comfortable until last night. All of the sudden I have intense pain again. ... (0 replies)
... The recovery really depends on the type of procedure you have. For example, a Chevron is usually be faster than a Scarf which in turns is faster than a Lapidus. ... (1 replies)


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