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... My surgeon would not do bunion surgery on both feet at same time. I had my surgeries six weeks apart, the last one on September 28. I am back walking the dogs two miles a day and starting back into Yoga. ... (17 replies)
... able to wear my flip flops, so that helps out alot. Thank god I can wear them! I am glad to know that the incision isn't too big. I think I would have to have two incisions in each foot though, because there are two screws in each foot. I am going to do everything in my power to not have to have them taken out!! ... (44 replies)
... I don't have any metal plates but several very large screws. Two big ones at my heel that have stuck out since the beginning. Others have popped out as the swelling finally went down. ... (5 replies)

... Don't panic! I had bunion and bunionette surgery on my left foot three weeks ago. I had the same surgery on my right foot four years ago, and had a very good result. ... (4 replies)
... Sounds like you had similar surgery to mine. My surgery was performed on March 23. I am seven weeks post op. I had metatarsals on toes 2, 3, 4 shortened, big toe straightened, toes 2, 3, were fused. ... (20 replies)
... and because my clinic gave it to me, my insurance paid for it. Otherwise, just have the bag and tape or a rubberbinder or two nearby...they'll work just fine! ... (21 replies)
... My incisions feel tight. It doesn't hurt or burn but I feel some sort of pulling. It helps when I have them elevated. ... (13 replies)
... dbgoalie! Thank you very much, you have put me out of my misery! I was sitting down all day sulking and stressing! I've been using antiseptic wipes, antiseptic cream and gauze to cover it! It doesn't look too bad, but it still weeps, but a lot less! So it is ok to bath still? I will be using antiseptic bath liquid called Dettol as well!!! Day 31 is almost over, and... (240 replies)
... pod prescribed a lotion for me to use that was not over the counter, I had to get it from the pharmacy, and it worked pretty well. I had enough left over after surgery two that I used it again. ... (240 replies)
... I'm very glad to be able to be an encouragement. Amazing, isn't it, so easily chatting about a mutual problem with me in Chicago and you in London? ... (16 replies)
... Yes, no pain meds! I was VERY surprised that I had absolutely no pain with either of my foot surgeries. With the first surgery, I thought it was a fluke. Everyone had told me how painful bunion surgery was. ... (27 replies)
Bunion scar...
Mar 23, 2004
... I told her, yes, they had to so it doesn't get displaced and cause further problems in the future. I have enough going on with my back now for my feet to be giving me problems again now. ... (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. I'd be interested in other people's opinions who have been using massage. ... (9 replies)
... :) Thanks for all the helpful info EMG, I don't know the name of my procedure. I see my doctor tomorrow and will ask him. I keep wondering how many people actually have had the incision on the side of their foot when he told me at least twice that placing the incision on the side would irritate the scar and make it worse. I have to admit I feel disappointed that I didn't do... (11 replies)
... It is helpful to know the exact name of your procedure, Akin, Ludloff, Chevron, Mitchel...the list goes on. these are Dr's names that invented a certain type of osteotomy (bone cutting). where the cut is determines if screws or pins are used. I'm just now doing my research. Op date for right foot is 7/30. My right foot is concidered severe. Intermetatarsal angle is 25 &... (11 replies)
... One thing that I've told people when they've asked what I had done is that I had "major reconstructive foot surgery." I don't mention the bunion part because that word seems to weird people out. ... (12 replies)
... reclining with my leg propped higher than my heart as per instructions. Literally only got up to go to the bathroom and to and from bed. My husband did everything. ... (10 replies)
... bearing for almost two weeks. ... (2 replies)
... lot done in one foot, and now have 3 incisions, and 3 screws. My doctor wasn't going to give me crutches but I made him, good thing because I could not walk for two days! I am now slightly weight bearing with crutches and walking boot. Any advice for weaning off the crutches? ... (2 replies)
... I am 4 weeks post op today and have a question about my incisions. I had two cuts. One from PTTD tendon repair and one from bunion repair. The tendon incisions came out 2 week post op. ... (4 replies)

Associated Tags: bunion surgery, bunionectomy post-op, crutches, foot issues, mortonís neuroma

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