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... 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)
... Hi, Akitalyr~ I can only talk about the experience of doing both feet at once. I had mine done in mid-May. Most doctors are not enthusiastic about doing double bunionectomies; I think partly because they fear that their patients will not follow through in the necessary steps—or in this case, lack of them—for recovery. I promised to be good and was, but it required careful... (8 replies)
... intolerable pain even without surgery, which I tend to put off when the foot gets better again. ... (13 replies)

... off that is our local hospital, but each case is different. Anesthesia involves a local for the foot and then and IV sedative.. so you sleep through it instead of having general anesthesia. The pain afterwards is not fun.. ... (4 replies)
... I had bunion surgery on Oct. 1. My dr. had to put 2 screws in the big toe bone, but he said they should come out before they cause any problems. ... (4 replies)
... I ran across your story while researching 5th metatarsal osteotomy surgery for its long term effects. I have had the surgery on both feet now. I had the right foot done in may of 2003. 48 hours post op I returned to my surgeon so he could see how I was doing. ... (4 replies)
... This has been the most horrendous week of my life. Now, bear in mind I am not trying to discourage any of your facing surgery but mine was something to behold. Briefly, for those not familiar, it is the 3rd same surgery being done trying to correct a prior surgery from years back. ... (11 replies)
... I had a big bunion also that was killing me so I had a big surgery in June 2007. Firstly, if you have'nt done it yet, you may want to go out and get a silicone gel wedge to go between your big toe and your second toe. ... (9 replies)
... miles a day IF I wear the wide toed shoes I have with the memory foam inserts that stretch at the bunion area. They're getting kind of faded looking but I have no pain when I walk with those. ... (5 replies)
... ld me that you might get the bunions genetically... he even told me that it can skip generations... Poor fitting shoes, tight shoes, high heel shoes can make the bunion worse! There are a lot of information on bunions on the internet. It sure is not an elderly thing, young people get it too. ... (4 replies)
... Sorry! didn't mean to post this without a reply but I was at work and had to sign off rather quickly!! ... (3 replies)
... ing. Sunday morning I was able to take a bath, of course with my foot hanging out of the tub but I wasn't even in a lot of pain. I am able to sit at the computer without my foot propped out, just hanging off the chair. I can wobble around on my crutches! At night the blankets don't even hurt my feet. ... (4 replies)
... Well, I replied to your post below and I swear to God I can't see how this can be done without being put out under general anesthesia. I mean, they have to cut bone! Do you want to be awake for that? ... (4 replies)
Bunion surgury
Jun 13, 2002
... I had bunion surgery on both feet in 1998. It is the best thing I have ever done for my feet! I have screws and pins, and am very seldom bothered by them. ... (1 replies)
... I've had the bunion since I was a child, but it only began causing me issues in the year prior to my surgery. ... (3 replies)
... o female who had a moderate bunion on my right foot. I decided on surgery because I was no longer able to run or wear anything other than tennis shoes without pain. I'm a distance runner and also do triathlons and it's important to me to be able to do these things. ... (149 replies)
... oe, though I'm afraid it'd be against the rules for me to say which store chain. They look thick but really do cool and sooth your burning foot, burning even without any surgery except callus debridement. ... (40 replies)
... and have done great. My doctor used a general anesthesia and cut the metatarsal bone in both feet and used a pin and screw to realign it. ... (6 replies)

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