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... using the Scarf Akin procedure. I have read so many stories that put fear into me while I was waiting for my surgery that I thought I would post what, to date, has been a positive experience. ... (2 replies)
... I found these messages really helpful as I was getting ready for my bunion surgery and I thought I'd share my experience as well. ... (0 replies)
... Thanks to all of you for taking the time to respond....Your stories are giving me more confidence that I can finally go forward with this surgery. ... (7 replies)

... I read so many horror stories on the web and even freaked myself out about the surgery so bad. It was no big deal. Seriously...I went in, had the surgery stayed off my feet for days and I am doing so good. I went to the doc on Monday as I had the surgery on Thursday and couldn't believe my eyes. ... (3 replies)
... with Paula. I think your foot needs to be healed and ready to handle the whole load before you have your second bunionectomy. This board has some real horror stories of people who've tried to rush their second surgery, only to have to repeat the surgery on their first foot because it wasn't ready to handle the load. ... (13 replies)
... I just had bunion surgery on my right foot on July 24, 2003. I am so happy that I decided to have the surgery!! ... (18 replies)
... I'm not sure if your question is for me or kasey10, but I'll answer. I was off of my feet for several days and then started hobbling around keeping surgical sandals on at all times. I was into tennis shoes at week 4 and could've gone back to work then for at least a few hours anyway (though I don't work). The key for me was ice and constant elevation. (3 replies)
... What kind of surgery did you have? ... (3 replies)
... it wouldnt work and I would be back years later getting another surgery. I have done A LOT of research online about big toe fusion being the recommended type of surgery for my type of foot problem but I am nervous about the whole big toe fusion thing. ... (6 replies)
... Hi, I had bilateral bunionectomies in November. Both feet had the bone cut and 2 screws placed. I was able to walk from day 1 (actually, more of a hobble). I was to use crutches for 2-3 days immediately following surgery, but it was safer for me to butt scoot. I kept my feet elevated at all times unless I went to the bathroom. Today I am 8 weeks post op and am in regular... (4 replies)
... on here, is orthopedic surgeon. Preferably one that is board certified. Their level of training and expertise is so much higher than a podiatrist. I've read many stories where people have had issues and complications from podiatrists. ... (8 replies)
... I read a lot of horror stories on here and I feel bad for those who didn't recover so easily. ... (2 replies)
... I have had two bunion surgeries and the right foot hurt and swelled for seven years, did I have RSD? ... (0 replies)
... ador who I need to make some plans to get walked while I am recoverinig. While I was walking her this morning I couldn't help but start wondering how long after surgery it would be before I could walk her again on an average 45 minute walk? ... (1 replies)
... I had two chevron types of bunion surgeries on my left foot and one on my right while I was in High School. ... (24 replies)
... I'm 27, healthy, very active and going stir crazy because I am still limping around. It's been 4 weeks and a few days since the surgery and I am just now starting to feel comfortable walking around in normal shoes. ... (4 replies)
... Hi, it's great to read stories from people who have had the surgery and are now in the recovery stage. I had a double bunionectomy last Thursday and was not sure what to expect. ... (8 replies)
... Please let me know your thoughts. It seems like ther are a lot of "horror" stories posted. ... (5 replies)
... Hi Aimski. I am so glad I started this post. It is so good to see how others dealt with the surgery and recovery. I am pleased to report that it is now 11 weeks since my surgery on the right foot. I am pain free. I have been back at work for 2 weeks. ... (87 replies)
... helooo are you guys around- to share war stories ;-) I'm 5 days post op!! (87 replies)


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