... I am desperatly needing some advise. I had a bunion surgery and after the bandage was removed I have noticed that my big toe is short and pointig up, and the bunion on the side is gone but instead is on the bottom. ... (4 replies)
... The surgery I had 3 months ago. ... (4 replies)
... 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. ... (13 replies)
... Thank you very much!!! I really appreciate your help. I think that the doctor removed too much of the bone and the toe is short and pointing up. I will keep the post updated for all of those who have simmilar problem and are do not know what to do. I really hope it can be fixed somehow.... This is really the worst nightmare .....
Question: do you know anyone who had the... (4 replies)
... You mean a podiatrist. Please see an ortho who is Foot and Ankle Board certified. And I do not mean a doctor who is a foot specialist. I mean one who is CERTIFIED by that Board - it's an extra training. Most of the doctors at the Hospital for Special Surgeries will be good. I hear and read that Dr. Eliott is good. (4 replies)
... Why kind of doctor did you see? I strongly suggest an ortho who is Foot and Ankle Board certified. (4 replies)
... Unlike many others I found my bunion surgery to be relatively painless. My mom went home yesterday so its just me and my 15 year old son again. Which basically means I'm back to doing most stuff around here. ... (11 replies)
... 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 am new on here, I actually just Googled about things to help with flexibility after bunion surgery and found this thread. I currently am 22 years old and had my bunion surgery over a year ago to be exact June 16, 2010. It went TERRIBLE. ... (24 replies)
... To jessigrl...reading your post...i think you said you had bilateral bunion surgery aged 19 and then again aged 41? ... (15 replies)
... I am thinking that I should maybe consider bunion surgery on my left foot. My right bunion is fairly small, but the left is large. The left big toe is pushed to the left and is crowding the other toes. ... (7 replies)
... I think I may have made a big mistake. I may have allowed my podiatrist do simple bunion surgery on my feet when I should have had Decompression Osteotomy surgery. I would like to hear what people here have to say. ... (6 replies)
... raduation will be a tough one. i would get wide sparkle gym shoes or if you can wear flip flops, buy a beautiful pair. chub, there is nothing you can do if the bunion surgery went wrong. sometimes i think maybe i didnt let it heal enough. you cant prove anything and you have to go with the flow. ... (24 replies)
... Doctor said that he "always" retracts the tendon out of the way but in my case something went wrong. I am upset now because the tendon ruptured and now I am scheduled for an ultrasound to see the damage. ... (24 replies)
... I also have had a rough time. I had surgery March 17th and I still have a lot of swelling and went to pt for 5 weeks. ... (13 replies)
... So, here is my story..... On December 19, 2006 I had a MTP fusion of the big toe because of a severe bunion. My recovery went really well.....I did not experience much pain, I kept my foot up all the time so there really wasn't any swelling, and the toe looked great! ... (0 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)
... op and he said that I need another surgery. He was supposed to do a joint replacement surgery to fix the bunion problem...that's what I concented to...instead...he did bunion surgery. It turns out that they ordered the wrong part for the joint replacement surgery. So... ... (12 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)
... Hi Great!!! Thanks!!
That does not sound so bad... So about a week recovery...
CJ.. (15 replies)