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... I will be having bunion surgery on the 15th. Mine was described as a moderate to severe bunion. I have been having Big toe pain for months now. My pre op appointment is on the 7th. I'm not really sure what to expect. ... (23 replies)
... 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)
... y "participate" and may actually do the surgery, but my doctor would be there the whole time. So, I politely asked if I could request that my doctor perform the surgery himself. ... (87 replies)

... I think I may have made a big mistake. I may have allowed my podiatrist do simple bunion surgery on my feet when I should have had Decompression Osteotomy surgery. I would like to hear what people here have to say. ... (6 replies)
... Make a list of questions for your doctor pre-op. If you have never used crutches, try to have pre-op crutch training. I thought I would do well but discovered I was a disaster on crutches during the training. I left humbled and with walker in tow. There are many threads about preparing your home for post-surgery. I'm 14 weeks post-op and doing well. Still some aches and... (24 replies)
... Lastly, I have received a letter to have surgery on my other foot. ... (240 replies)
... es and a lesson on how to use them. She asked how long the dr told me i would be on crutches, I said I have no idea, she then asked did he tell you what kind of bunion surgery, I said I have no idea. ... (6 replies)
... Bunion surgery is painful so don't expect to be up and running for several weeks. ... (39 replies)
... was sitting in a chair. I'd been told by a podiatrist tht I had arthritis, and had a couple of cortisone shots a few years ago, with very limited benefit. The bunion was causing my big toe to force toes two and three to the outside of my foot. ... (16 replies)
... I am new to this board and am so happy to have found it! So much wonderful information from those who have been "in the trenches"! I am scheduled to have bunion surgery on my right foot next week. ... (3 replies)
... Hi Everyone! On November 19th (2004) I had an Austin's bunionectomy on my right foot. From reading the posts on this board, it seems I fared pretty well. Pain for me was minimal, I was in an Aircast within two weeks and in mid-January I was allowed to remove the cast and start wearing tennis shoes. I'm getting around pretty well, pain is minimal, and I'm doing my range of... (4 replies)
... However, I am sceptical of the expertise of the podiatrist and am unsure of what sort of questions I should be asking besides her experience with bunions. Is it better to have surgery by a podiatrist of orthopedic surgeon? ... (5 replies)
... I've had the bunion since I was a child, but it only began causing me issues in the year prior to my surgery. ... (3 replies)
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... But.... I had my surgery in early 2014 and my recovery hasn't been great. I even went through physical therapy and the symptoms are the same as before the surgery. Major road block. ... (10 replies)
... rays clearly showed the break, which has since started to heal but not in a straight line. I also have bad bunion issues, which may have stressed out the other toe bones and added to the fracture happening in the first place. ... (0 replies)
... surgeon during the appointment and was wondering if anyone had some questions that I should definitely ask. ... (4 replies)
... Don't panic, you will be all right. You should ask your surgeon exactly what is the name of your procedure. It sounds like they may just shave the bunion and alter one or two bones to straighten your toe. ... (6 replies)
... Well, hello to everyone. Surgery wasn't too bad. I was very nauseaus afterwords. ... (192 replies)
... JD's. I too had a long acting nerve block done the day of the surgery and would highly recommend it. I never felt a thing in my foot until after 11 pm that night and had surgery at 0815! ... (14 replies)




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