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Bunion Surgery
Mar 21, 2013
... did steroid injections. These measures helped, but eventually, I needed surgery to "clean out the arthritic joints". I visited that Dr. ... (6 replies)
... While it is frustrating to have to have the surgeries at a young age it can also be a good thing. First, our bodies heel better the younger we are, so you should have a relatively speedy recovery. ... (11 replies)
... I am 35 yrs of age and have bunions on both my feet. ... (3 replies)

... Hi Kathjack, It sure is amazing; I really don’t know what I’d be doing without this forum or you! It scares me to even think about it! I will ask my surgeon where the incision will be; I do think it will only be one, considering my procedure and the fact that bunions are mild/moderate. As for stitching, he recommends to use the pullout ones! I did ask for dissolvable but... (16 replies)
... Wow, yours was definitely more intense than mine. I had a distal chevron osteotomy for both my bunions (I have one on each side). I think it's one of the most common types of WB surgery done, but since I have very thin/fragile bones, I really can't put any weight on it otherwise I risk breaking the osteotomy. I should be in a sneaker by 8 weeks and my normal footwear (flats)... (39 replies)
... has anyone else had this done at such a young age and what excersises will we need to do with her? ... (20 replies)
... Your young age should work in your favor during your recovery. I'm 34 and came through fairly easily all things considered. ... (7 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)
... Bunions have numerous causes, but for many of us it was a genetic disposition. Bunions are not an old age occurance, the reason you might see them with many elderly is due to poorly fitting shoes. High heels contribute to bunions as well. ... (4 replies)
... put you off surgery if they thinks it's simply vanity that brought you there. ... (14 replies)
... I have had flat feet all my life, and bilateral bunions that give me pain. I chickened out of bunion surgery in my 20s. ... (7 replies)
Bunion Surgery
Mar 20, 2013
... wear in my shoes and by the time I was 12 they had fixed my flat feet, although, not my bunions. My last appointment to my local GP was when I was 14 to discuss surgery to remove them, although she talked me out of it by saying "although they won't get better, they shouldn't get any worse".. that's not been the case. ... (6 replies)
... that actually surgery could make things WORSE. ... (9 replies)
... hi, it sounds like you had a pretty bad bunion at a young age. it sounds like the 2nd dr knows what he is talking about. i think you have no choice with the surgery and you may as well have everything done he reccomended. yes you are very young, but the fact is you still had bunion surgery. ... (2 replies)
... Wakkochic17, thank you! 16 years old is such a young age and running in 3 months sounds great, I guess you were quite lucky. ... (17 replies)
... only two pairs are comfortable and the rest of them hurt me like hell! I want to have the surgery while I am young enough to heal well and before it gets anymore serve and the surgery more complex. ... (17 replies)
... Wow! That is SO young! I have had bad bunion I was at least 9. I remember tracing my foot at the age and it being there... I still have the tracing, actually. Anyway, they've been horrible and often painful for at least 23 years. ... (20 replies)
... Julie, your young age will probably work in your favor in your recovery. But if it were me, I'd wait at least 12 weeks like Annette just to be safe. ... (3 replies)
Bunion Help!!
Jul 13, 2006
... them on your heels! saying that i dont really know that much about them. your doc may advise you to wait, he said to me theres no point having them removed at a young age as they will keep coming back and in my lifetime id prob have about 5 operations! ... (4 replies)
... two chevron osteotomies with tendon lengthening and shaving down the bump. After my first surgery I knew something was wrong because I couldn't move my big toe. ... (14 replies)

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