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... the input on this site. I had two screws put in, apparently there is no contest in the literature that the screws are the best method to ensure proper refusion and allignment of the bone after the v cut. There are pros and cons to having the screws in. Sometimes they loosen move and cause pain. ... (4 replies)
... It all depends on how bad your bunion is. ... (1 replies)
... HI tootsie, thank you so much for your reply and wise words. ... (9 replies)

... Make sure u consult with your Doc before investing in and taking any kind of supplements. I know my doc told me I had to stop taking them at least a week before surgery as they interfere with surgery. I was taking multi V and Green super food. ... (21 replies)
... 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)
... crews. He also fused a joint to secure this flexibilty held by a pin. This procedure was used so I could bear weight alot sooner. The foot was wrapped in gauze and I had a cam walker which he allowed me to take off at night and when I had my foot elevated with ice. ... (12 replies)
... nk you Rbstarrr.Yes..having elective surg done on a 7yr old..and on both feet,had a few people not being too happy with us.We gave her an opinion before the time and clearly laid out the pros and cons.her great gran also has very bad bunions and my DD did not want to be the same. ... (20 replies)
... but only wearing the surgical shoes which did not allow my toes to bend. If your doctor okays it and your bathroom is nearby, you may not need to be carried. ... (17 replies)
... ust be pretty scary for you at 16 to make such hard decisions about whether or not to have surgery. I would have your parents talk with the doctor more about the pros and cons. Also, you should get a second or third opinion. ... (12 replies)
... My main concern is that I like to walk. I love walking. It helps me when I'm feeling depressed and it's helping me to lose weight. If it turned out that well after the recovery period it was still too painful to walk much that would really depress me. ... (5 replies)
Bunion Surgery
Dec 17, 2001
... says he prefers this procedure because the chances of the bunion coming back is much slimmer. ... (6 replies)
... I agree that you should choose to do it only if you have good support and are well prepared. I was totally NWB for one week and almost totally NWB for the second week. ... (8 replies)
... a new podiatrist once, who says, looking at new xrays, he'll not know until he gets in there where he'll operate, the second joint from the end of the big toe, and I could walk out afterwards on it, in a surgical shoe, or higher up at the next joint, which would involved a cast for 2 mo. ... (16 replies)
Jun 11, 2007
... I was 16 when I had my first bunion surgery.. my foot was painful every day and surgery was my only option. If you have more pain than not, get the surgery! I healed much better at 16 then I did in my last surgery at 27! ... (13 replies)
... iving any unrealistic hopes. I think that you need to talk with your surgeon about a very realistic recovery timeline. You should discuss with them your feelings and fears to really decide if this is right for you. ... (16 replies)
... Bunions typically get worse as we get older. I had bunions since my childhood and they have progrssively gotten worse, but not painful until that last several years. ... (6 replies)
Feb 8, 2004
... I have to commend you on looking that far down the road and trying to prepare for the future. Like you, I was born into a family with a strong inherited tendency toward bunions. ... (8 replies)
... checked and possibly removed in the office that day. ... (25 replies)
Feb 8, 2004
... Good luck on your decision, everyone must choose what's best for themselves and learn from the experience. ... (8 replies)
... hammertoe surgery and would like to know if anyone can refer a good doctor in the Los Angeles area. ... (1 replies)

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