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... old male, formerly somewhat athletic, and now limping around on a bad knee and feet with bunions. The bunion on my left foot is pretty big and my toes are justing starting to experience some deformity. ... (8 replies)
... a few days ago after my last doctor's visit. My doctor says that everything is looking great and that I have a better range of motion than they expected even for long term, but I cant' bend it down, in a curling motion. ... (4 replies)
... I don't regret having either surgery at all. ... (12 replies)

... You really need to follow your doctor's instuctions on the exercises. Scar tissue can build up with long term inactivity and then you'll be worse off that you were before surgery. One thing that can help is to soak your foot in very warm water before manipulating it.... ... (5 replies)
... y still. The pain can be managed with Advil or Aleeve but I don't like to take it all the time as I feel it can be harmful to other parts of my body if I use it long term. My last visit was about three weeks ago and my doctor told me to keep my foot elevated most of the time. ... (20 replies)
... Be careful not to push it beyond what you can do. You do not want long term problems with your foot. ... (21 replies)
... nother opinion to verify you are or aren't getting the proper care. This will cost you a few dollars but if you don't address it now, it may cost you more in the long run. If this surgury you just had gives you trouble and keeps you from working, the lose of income and possibly you job will cost you a lot down the road. ... (6 replies)
... Absolutely! Is it for the long term good of your foot? ... (2 replies)
... Thanks Dancergal, you are always a source of encouragement and good info. I'd be lying if I said that this surgery has been a breeze. NOT!!! I'm at that "bluesy" period, where I'm shaky on my foot still and testing out FWB and hoping for the best. ... (17 replies)
... will dissolve in time. As for the toe angling a bit to the other toes and the second toe slighting overlapping onto the big toe, he said to wear a toe separator long term when I go out! Overall, I AM FREE!!!!! Well, until the next foot is down, which I forgot to ask him about! I had a headache and just wanted to get home! ... (240 replies)
... Yeah, the recovery time has been longer than expected but I can already get around much better than before so it's a small price to pay for a long term solution to a problem that's been plaguing me for years. ... (14 replies)
... Shaving a bunion may be appropriate for someone who is elderly and needs pain relief, but who realistically doesn't expect to be on their feet much or for much longer. ... (5 replies)
... quite often the EHL needs to be lengthened due to long term contracture of the bunion. Did he lengthen it? ... (5 replies)
... In answer to your question....yes, I am very happy with my results of the bunion surgery...I had the surgery in the summer of was a long recup least 6 months before I really felt back to "normal"...I found the recup period much longer than I anticipated...but, worth it? ... (2 replies)
... Isn't the whole point of Bunion surgery to get rid of the pain? ... (2 replies)
... I'm over three months post op bunion surgery on my right foot and doing great. Haven't been able to post because a storm blew our modem a few weeks ago and we just replaced it. ... (3 replies)
... my doctor hadn't even noticed it until I pointed it out to him when he was going over possible complications from surgery and mentioned scarring and asked if I had a tendency to scar badly. He took one look at it and said, "okay, you don't scar. ... (2 replies)
... You'll still be able to stand on tiptoes again. I can! It just doesn't feel as flexible. It doesn't hurt or anything but it does feel a little stiff. You may never be a ballerina but you will be able to reach the top of the fridge:) (6 replies)
... let us know about long term bunion recovery, Ana! ... (6 replies)
... you get better, and hang in there it will get better, if not check out the other options for you, It all depends on the patient and the situation with as in any surgery what is best for you and the long term outlook. ... (8 replies)

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