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... Sorry to hear about your problems. I had bunion surgery in December and it never settled. I had pain in the joint and in the specific areas where the screw and staple had been placed. The original surgeon did not want to know and so I went privately to see another surgeon. ... (13 replies)
... akin procedure. They cut the bunion and cut the big toe bone and put a staple in the bone, not a screw. it looked like a staple. ... (14 replies)
... Sorry forgot to mention that i have 2 screws and a staple in one toe and the other i have 2 screws. These are permanent hardware. ... (87 replies)

... I have two screws and a staple in that toe that are permanent. ... (12 replies)
... This sounds a lot like what I was going through. I'm sure it's normal. I had a staple instead of a nail/screw too. Foot elevation definitely helped out with the pain from blood flowing to it. I felt numbing and burning alot in the first week or two. And my second toe feels numb too. I think we're foot-twins. (7 replies)
Staple removal
Sep 17, 2008
... What kind of surgery did you have? ... (12 replies)
Staple removal
Sep 17, 2008
... I have to get a staple out in my foot where I had a cystic area found during bunion surgery. It is a rather large staple. Was your removal painful? ... (12 replies)
... I know its tempting to get back to walking again but best to be sure the timing is right... I was so careful and still had my staple move now seems to be better but I am taking no chances.. ... (240 replies)
... Two nights ago on my left foot which had surgery 4 months go, was knocked, and damn, didn't it hurt, I was on the bed grasping my foot. It is still quite sensitive, and it has only stopped feeling sore! ... (240 replies)
... Hi DL.. I have not been on the boards in a few days and it seems things went from bad to worse to a little better for you. I am sorry you and Debbie are having such set backs..the thing I have learned by posting and reading these boards is that there is no "should" in terms of time. Everyone heals differently and from one foot to the other it can be different. I kept feeling... (240 replies)
... Just checking on you DL to see how you are coming along. Are the antibiotics helping? I know you were discouraged that the healing has slowed down because of the infection. I feel your frustration. I thought I was going to come out of the surge shoe yesterday but when I went to the doc, it turns out that the staple in my toe moved (reason for my searing pain the other day) ... (240 replies)
... or something similar with the v cut in my bone to realign my toe two screws or pins and a plate where they cut and a staple in my toe. ... (2 replies)
... I am pretty sure he said he's putting the staple in the bunion area. Never heard of it before. He's using the pain pump. I hope it works well. I never had any surgery before and I am scared. ... (8 replies)
... Must be using the staple in the Akin would be my guess (8 replies)
... He is probably going to use the kind of staple that goes across the bone cut that you can actually compress the bones together after the staple is in place. Personally I think a screw does a better job and has less chance of needing to be removed once everything is healed, but that is just my opinion. ... (8 replies)
... and am 4 weeks post op. I had a number of things done to my foot as opposed to the standard one or two. The bunion was cut out, and the large toe repositioned using a staple and a pin which will stay in. The second toe was hammertoed and overlapping. ... (1 replies)
... with 2 screws in my foot and 2 screws and a staple in my toe. I still have quite a bit of pain trying to walk normally and the ball of my foot hurts ... probably from walking funny. ... (0 replies)
... I had two screws in the first metatarsal of my foot and a staple in my big toe but nothing in the joint of the toe to hold it in place. ... (26 replies)
Hardware Removal
Jan 3, 2011
... I am 3 weeks post hardware removal surgery from a 1st MTP fusion and still experiencing pain. I had 2 screws from the fusion site and a small staple from the big toe from a previous bunion surgery removed. Can anyone give me a feel for how long recovery should take? ... (6 replies)
... So you think the Austin procedure was correct for my bunion deformity. It was a 13 degree angle. ... (41 replies)




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