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... I have had flat feet all my life, and bilateral bunions that give me pain. I chickened out of bunion surgery in my 20s. ... (7 replies)
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... before. He said the only recourse was to do a bone fusion. I went to a foot surgeon for a second opinion and he said my toe would never be normal again. The two options he offered was " to clean it up," which would leave me with a "floppy toe" or to do the bone fusion. ... (2 replies)

... Do you know of any orthopedic surgeon who can do bunion surgery in their sleep and have great feedback from their patients? ... (12 replies)
... ond toe to straighten it out. I am VERY nervous and have done extensive research and have read that the lapidus bunionectomy procedure is mostly used in a severe bunion case. My bunion is only moderate. ... (1 replies)
... for the surgery sounds about right and well worth it, especially if you find the right podiatrist. ... (14 replies)
... the left is a few years away from end stage. I got the impression from both docs that limits my options in terms of surgical procedures...but I don't really know. I've read about some people having pins that get removed inserted. ... (5 replies)
... y basically just to be able to wear cute boots and heels with out hurting and my foot even starting hurting with flip flops after awhile, but any ways i had this surgery two days before last christmas, i so regret everyday for not getting a second opinion on getting it or other options.... ... (24 replies)
... I had a mild to moderate bunion on one foot that was becoming more painful over the years. ... (1 replies)
... I must find out more! I need a lapidus on both feet as 3 surgeons opinions concurr. However I would really like to find a doc in WA state / near Seattle, who uses this external fixation method to allow earlier weight bearing. Please send me the name of your doctor if possible, so that I can write and ask them for a referral to someone in my area. Thank you. (12 replies)
... gh and so I made the 5 hour journey to see my surgeon. He has diagnosed a neuroma much to my suprise, as all this time I thought the discomfort was still from my bunion surgery. All my dr. did was push on the nerve areas to see if it was painful which of course it was. ... (5 replies)
... Thanks Monster Bunion! (12 replies)
... Bunion in SF, My podiatrist was a Kaiser doctor in San Bruno, CA (Dr. Bartels) and I'm in my 9th week post op, recovering slowly and walking in a cam boot now. I can't tell you if it is a total success yet as I am still recovering, but she seems to be a good doctor so far. (12 replies)
... had to go back into surgery and IV, didn't feel anything. ... (12 replies)
... the 6 week mark my Pod said I was okay to bear weight. I walked with the same air cast for 2 weeks and then wore a surgical boot for about 2 more weeks. I had surgery in April and I'm still in physical therapy but otherwise pretty much back to normal. Still have some issues with dancing and running but very minimal. ... (12 replies)
... foot, then the cast comes off and you can start to walk again on it. It's a long process, but I had a very bad bunion and hypermobile first ray. ... (12 replies)
... Thanks, I'm checking physician referrals from people who have had foot surgery. I appreciate your input. Raye (12 replies)
... Was the post surgery non weight bearing with a cast? ... (12 replies)
... greater than 15 degrees needs a more involved surgery called the Lapidus procedure, which involves stabilizing the midfoot. I had this done on my right foot. ... (12 replies)
... you need to consult a Podiatrist or Orthopedic surgeon to see what your options are. They are the only ones who can tell you about surgical options. There isn't anything you can do to decrease or improve the bunion on your own. ... (12 replies)


Associated Tags: big toe, bunionectomy post-op, foot problems, high heels, joint fusion, lapidus

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