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... I didn't have a toe pointing down, but there are many different types of bunion surgery. My pins came out each side of the foot, approximately where the arch is, not near the toes. I wonder if the internal screw makes a difference for you. ... (11 replies)
... Wow, yours was definitely more intense than mine. I had a distal chevron osteotomy for both my bunions (I have one on each side). I think it's one of the most common types of WB surgery done, but since I have very thin/fragile bones, I really can't put any weight on it otherwise I risk breaking the osteotomy. I should be in a sneaker by 8 weeks and my normal footwear (flats)... (39 replies)
... Hehe... I don't think it's that vain, it's a natural preference. I didn't care much because I hardly wear sandals, but now I can anyway if I want to. My surgery was almost a month ago, so the scar is still pretty visible. Some sections have actually healed very well and is hard to tell that there was a cut there. ... (11 replies)

... ldn't be on the side. I just would have preferred him saying he does it on the top and some doctors make the incision on the side. How long ago did you get you bunion fixed? ... (11 replies)
... I didn't even know that I had the option of having the incision done on top or on the side, until the day of my surgery when the doctor asked me where I wanted it. I simply told him to choose whatever he thinks is best to have the surgery be as successful as possible. ... (11 replies)
... Hi Rileyroe, I am using crutches and by now my arms hurt. I few years ago I had my left foot done and the doctor used screws. I had a different doctor this time and he said he decides at the time of surgery. Crutches didn't sound too bad but now that I am on them I find it harder than when I just had a cane. Today was better and hopefully each day will get better. Right... (11 replies)
... It seems to me that the weight bearing is the difference between the pins and screws. I was able to put weight on my feet right after surgery, although I couldn't stand the pain!! I was walking very slowly and with crutches for balance 2 days after my poor husband carried me for the first two days! (11 replies)
... I had the bunion on my right foot fixed 4 days ago. My doctor used a pin to hold the bone together until it heals. The pin is small and won't be removed. ... (11 replies)
... I just had foot surgery this past Monday. It's common for them to now use BOTH types of anesthia. You're put to sleep with the IV drip, and then given another anesthetic which you breath. ... (13 replies)
... I know he is cutting the V shape out of the bone and all that and my bunion has gotten bigger sicne Sept when I first went in so maybe they just want to make sure by putting you to sleep you know... if they run into anything else. ... (13 replies)
... With surgery of the hands or feet, they can numb the area with local anesthesia. Then the IV sedation puts you to sleep so you are not consciously aware of what's going on. ... (13 replies)
... It all depends on which procedure she is having as there are several types of bunionectomies. But basically, bags of frozen peas work well as they are pliable and can be secured under the surgical shoe. ... (3 replies)
... As Titchou said, there are many different types of bunionectomies, and following doctor's orders is the best route to follow. ... (21 replies)
... There are many types of bunionectomies and they all have different recoveries. Your doctor is the best source for this information. ... (21 replies)
... I definitely agree with Titchou that there are many different types of surgeries for bunions, so that will make a difference, but don't stress too much. ... (11 replies)
... However, at the time, I was given massive doses of two types of the strongest antibiotics so they hit it hard and fast right at the beginning. ... (11 replies)
... Hello Sousmor, I am SO glad to hear all is going well for you! I am now at 4.5 months after my March surgery and my R foot is doing really good! No more swearing, only really minor ones if I had a LONG day running around or at work. ... (18 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)
... foundation website. It is very good and has the different types listed with the other associated features of the disorder. ... (3 replies)
... My surgery was a half hour, so that could be right. I think bunion surgery is a little more painful than mine was, but the same principles apply.....keep your foot elevated and it will be MUCH happier! ... (20 replies)

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