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... What you describe sounds completely normal to me and I would not worry about it because there is so much anxiety around this type of surgery, at least for me there was, and you sound like you are where you should be. ... (19 replies)
... but I am still nervous! My foot and nerves are very sensitive. If I gently run my finger under foot that is padded and bandaged, I can feel it! ... (240 replies)
... I feel a lot better inregards to the bones not moving out of place! I was extra cautious because, yup, I have no pins nor screws, so there isn't much to keep the bones in place but it was a chevron procedure. The worry was caused from trying to walk up the stairs on my heel. ... (240 replies)

... This is my third thread since I've signed up! ... (240 replies)
... The problem in the US is that bunion surgery has very little monetary return for most orthopaedic surgeons which is why they , for lack of better words, "pawn" it off to podiatrists. That said, podiatrists do not have nearly the same rigour nor training in surgery as orthopaedic surgeons. ... (2 replies)
... your reply! I wasn't feeling too positive yesterday because I think the anesthetic began to wear off, although there was no pain, it sure did ache and burn! Ice is a god send! ... (240 replies)
... and that as well as age affects your healing time. As well as staying off your feet IF that is what the doctor instructs. ... (8 replies)
Bunion scar...
Mar 23, 2004
... I, also, saw the screws in my big toes and they look huge! lol One of my friends the other day was like "Oh my god, they left it in there on purpose? ... (9 replies)
Bunion scar...
Mar 21, 2004
... I'm not sure what the optimum time is to start or whether you can "wait too long." My doctor recommended the massage just after the incisions healed closed. But I think it's better late than never. ... (9 replies)
... You asked what my recovery was like, since I had some similar procedures to what you are having. ... (10 replies)
... Fast forward 24 years... for the last 2 years the bunion on my right foot has been bothering me with shooting pains so last year my family doctor referred me to an orthopaedic surgeon. ... (0 replies)
... surgery is the 27th. ... (7 replies)
... I'm just hoping this is normal... ... (7 replies)
Fusion-Big Toe
Nov 11, 2003
... ike many opt to fuse and not many have had a Titanium implant, Its a fairly new well not real new but with the Titanium anyway procedure and the durability of it is way better now than some of the older implants. ... (13 replies)
... osteotomies. I had removable pins inserted where the first metatarsal had the chevron cut. ... (0 replies)
Bunion surgery
Dec 9, 2001
... The first surgeries just didn't work so I went to a different Dr. and had much better results. ... (20 replies)
... I've also struggled with foot problems for many years, the 1st 5 surgeries were worthless, I have always had pain and doctors always thought they knew exactly what the problem was and could fix it with a little surgery. Yeah, right! I had 5 surgeries during that time, they included hammertoes, bunion, bone spurs. ... (35 replies)
Bruised feeling
Oct 14, 2003
... no more discomfort or tingling. ... (4 replies)

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