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... nless 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've inherited my mother's bunions, and I've known for a long time that one day I would need to have the surgery. In the last few years the bunion on my left foot has gotten much worse. ... (9 replies)
... Welcome, I have no idea, my insurance covered every penny :) (5 replies)

... I completely understand about the full impact when mobility goes out the window. I am 32 and so much seems impossible. There is no recognition, so constantly I feel like a social pariah whose incapacities are due to personal rather than medical failings. ... (9 replies)
... Thank you so much for your reply. Could you pls tell me the name of the surgeon that you are going to go with and are you using insurance? sorry what does W0462 mean? :( (3 replies)
... discount. It wasn't much but it was better than no discount. They have some racket! Thank God I decided to go another route and not use this Ortho. I can just imagine what it would have cost me in the end. ... (6 replies)
... You'll have to call United Healthcare and ask about your individual plan. Even those people who also use the same insurance cannot answer becuase it depends on the coverage your employer has opted for. ... (8 replies)
... l therapy.. about 3 months before I was walking "normally". I've had a difficult recovery though. My toe did NOT want to bend normally until about 9 months out no matter what I did. I also had a lot of scar tissue and had to have a cortisone shot, so FULL recovery completely depends on the person!! ... (11 replies)
... My primary care doctor from my HMO gave me a referral to a podiatrist. He immediately agreed with the need for surgery and we scheduled it to fit my circumstances. ... (11 replies)
... gery, strengthen your legs and ankles with exercise, e.g., stand on one leg to improve your balance. Lower your body and then go back up. If you have the type of bunion surgery that does not allow you to put weight on your foot, you will need your opposite leg to be very strong, otherwise you will require more assistance. ... (16 replies)
... I suppose every doctor has different scheduling procedures & longer or shorter waits between diagnosis & fitting you in for the actual surgery. Here's how mine worked: My bunion of 30 years or so started giving me trouble last summer & fall, so at my annual physical in early Nov, 2003, I mentioned it to my family dr. He referred me to his favorite podiatrist/foot surgeon... (2 replies)
... About six months ago, someone had a major surgery. Still....the total charge seemed high. We called our insurance company and asked them to audit that bill. A week later we had a refund check in the amount of 28,000.00 for what the hospital called "misc charges." 28,000.00!! ... (5 replies)
... ng and because of that you may have to wait a few more weeks until it goes down before you can begin physical therapy. But, I think PT is really important after bunion surgery. If I hadn't gone to physical therapy I would still have limited mobility in my foot. ... (5 replies)
... I have one of the best doctors in Central Texas. I think he agonizes more on the outcome of the first surgery than I do. I'm 63 and have been a very active person all my life. I'm not sure what happened. I don't have osteoporosis, but I'm sure my bones are getting old. ... (162 replies)
... I had a bone stimulator with bunion surgery. ... (4 replies)
... foot surgery done this afternoon. ... (1 replies)
... My bone growth stimulator is also made by EBI. I started using mine in September for an earlier surgery and then I used the same one for my surgery in February. ... (16 replies)
... I meant to get back to you sooner. I am not wearing a splint this time but I did with my 1st set of bunion surgeries. What I had was more like the Bort bunion regulator but you have a Darco splint, right? ... (17 replies)
... Thanks Emmie54 for the input. My surgeon removed a nerve in the last surgery and he said he thought he may need to remove another nerve. ... (5 replies)

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