... toe after bunion surgery. Along with ankle skope to clean scar tissue from multiple ankle surgeries. ... (6 replies)
... He said he would shave the side and break the bone and push it into place for the toe to be straight. He let me to believe the recovery plan went well. ... (14 replies)
... Well, I don't know if we have enough information to determine that. Non-unions do happen and for reasons no one can discern. I guess the questions are many but include:
Why didn't he pin it?
Was that part of what you were told he would do?
When were you released to walk on it?
What was the whole procedure/recovery plan?
What kind of doctor did the procedure?
Am... (14 replies)
... I say get it done. The recovery wasn't too bad and I was driving in about a week (with my boot). I'm glad I got it done cuz now they don't hurt anymore. You'll be fine, just don't plan on doing anything major the first week (1 replies)
... Totally, and as soon as I'm completely healed I plan on buying some comfy but stylish flip-flops. The only reason I don't wear them to begin with is because of the foolish appearance of my ginger feet, lol. :p I'll be back in this thread with my take on the operation.
I've actually viewed a handful of bunionectomy and hammertoe surgeries. While that's likely to instill ... (50 replies)
... I haven't posted in awhile because of working extra hours so I'll have enough for my surgery. My surgery is scheduled for August 15th. I've been reading allot of posts concerning "rods and screws" put in during bunion surgery. Is this what I have to look forward to? ... (3 replies)
... rned from experience over the past few weeks, and thought I'd share it in case there's anyone out there who's getting ready for this procedure and the subsequent recovery time. Please feel free to add on to my list! ... (8 replies)
... t to put any pressure at ALL on the front of my feet....and now the bones have actually atrophied! He then laughed and said that he hadn't sent anyone to pt for bunion surgery before!! That was only for those who had surgery on ankles, etc. ... (32 replies)
... I had bunion surgery 7 weeks ago, and I am still not back to work. The bone was cut and repositioned and 1 screw put in. Bunion surgery has a way longer recovery time than I ever thought. The main thing afterwards is the swelling. I cant put a shoe on, so I cant go back to work. ... (12 replies)
... at. But several friends said they would come by. I even have offered to buy lunch if they'd pick it up, but so far no takers. It's early yet so maybe they still plan to. Good luck with your recovery! ... (2 replies)
... I understand your nervousness about having both feet done. I felt the same as you a couple of weeks ago and almost cancelled my surgery I was so afraid. ... (11 replies)
... Don't be subjected to the negative influences of other people when deciding to have the surgery or not. People were telling me how aweful, terrible, how long the recovery was, how I would not walk for months, how this and how that....I knew a friend who, they said this...it goes on and on. ... (0 replies)
... So it may be safer to have your sneakers along and plan on wearing them for a lot of walking. ... (87 replies)
... I had bunion surgery Feb. ... (0 replies)
... On Friday, I underwent hammertoe and taylor's bunion surgery. So far so good. I am still bandaged, but swelling does not seem bad at all! ... (2 replies)
... My plan is to teach through this school year....and maybe try to get pregnant toward the end of the school year. ... (11 replies)
... Hi there! After following these boards for 4 months (since my surgery - one toe, chevron bunionectomy), I'll try to tell you what I've seen as average. Everyone is different, though! I've been happy w/my outcome. I was off work for four days - one for the surgery, then 3 days of recovery. By the end of that time I was totally stir-crazy. I was allowed to be weight... (9 replies)
... I developed a minor bunion and severe arthritis in the big toe joint as a result of a stress fracture when I was 25, 10 years ago. For the past 3 years, I have been in pain. ... (14 replies)
... t. Then I opted to stay home today because it is raining like crazy and I was afraid I would slip on wet leaves or ground. Probably a smart move on my part. I plan to go in tomorrow and of course it is my right foot also so driving is out. I have to be chauffered and I hate that part. ... (10 replies)
... It sounds like you have an honest surgeon who isn't giving 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)