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... I'm doing some research because this week I decided that I could no longer stand my ugly and painful I decided that I would see a doctor and find out what my options are. My first dilemma was what kind of doctor should I go to? an Orthopedic Surgeon who specializes in feet....or a Podiatrist who specializes in bunions??? So I went to both. They were both very... (5 replies)
... even though it was more time away from work initially, I felt that it would be less total time off than to have shorter recoveries from two different surgeries. ... (8 replies)
... and bending at the knee. Eventually, the big toe will lie flat on the ground with the rest of the foot. ... (11 replies)

... years there was nothing wrong with my foot. ... (4 replies)
... on the right foot. This means I had the bunion on the big toe and little toe removed. I did not need a fusion as the joints are in good shape. ... (14 replies)
... on right foot. Have had bunion for 30 some years, which eventually led to the hammertoe and my decision to go through this process. ... (16 replies)
... Hey Linda, to be honest I think you can live with bunions all your life.... but people choose not to because of the pain, etc.... Then again, I don't know how much pain you are in. ... (22 replies)
... I just had underwent bunion surgery last week, had the bone shaved, cut, shifted, and held with one screw. I had a wonderful surgery... scary at first but only to remember dreaming about holiday shopping at Macy's. ... (27 replies)
Scared of surgery
Mar 23, 2005
... broken and never healed and the other one moved out of place...2 seperate surgeries. No, they did not have to do a bone graft on mine and my toe is only slightly shorter that it was before the fusion so I am happy about that. I wouldnt say that the fusion is a harder recovery than a bunion..... ... (11 replies)
... but I was given to understand that it would progress. The clincher for me was realizing that I was still just barely in the the "moderate" bunion category, and as such could have a simpler type of bunionectomy with a shorter recovery time. ... (5 replies)
... I had a bunionectomy in Feb of 2000,I was also told it would be a good idea to have it done before it becomes severe, needing further surgery to correct other toe positions and the benefit of a shorter surgery time and recovery time. ... (25 replies)
... a bunionectomy. I was so shocked when I heard "outpatient surgery" and "out of work" that I made a return appointment for the next week when my husband could go with me and give me time to form my questions. ... (25 replies)
... In aug 2007 I had my first surgery for a bunion. I did not have pain but was recommended by my doctor to have it done now, if I let it go much longer my recovery will be worse. Well my recovery was horrible anyway. I had the lapidus procedure done. ... (22 replies)
... think cocktail weiners, only shorter and fatter! ... (7 replies)
... First of all, your experience may be a lot different from what their sister will have to go through. Giving birth for me compared to this surgery will be 50x tougher. I had NO PAIN hardly at all from this surgery. The ONLY time I had experienced pain was during the night when it was healing. ... (14 replies)
... when it gets that bad. My bunionectomy pain was so severe largely because my bunion was so severe, which meant my doctor had to do a lot to my foot to make it normal again. ... (14 replies)
... just walk slower than usual, and for shorter periods of time. ... (114 replies)

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