... Iím now 49, and up to a few years ago was extremely active. I was playing soccer up to four times a week (and in a competitive menís league), along with basketball, cycling and hiking. In December of 2013 I had my first foot surgery. I was diagnosed at Kaiser with a bunion, and had a bunionectomy on my right foot. They cut a v shape and inserted several screws. After a few... (2 replies)
... m finally getting my ankle stabilization. Unfortunately I also have a bunion and a cyst on the toe joint. ... (5 replies)
... Hi, I had a bunion op approx 7 years ago. I have 2 screws, toe was shortened. The last year or so I've been getting excruciating pain in my big toe and underneath the two toes next to it. ... (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)
... I had bunion surgery 2 years ago, toe never touched ground, 1 year later after PT, Dr. said it needed manipulating and scraping of scar tissue, didn't work, still same problem, went to different Dr. ... (0 replies)
... ot and I think that is causing a lot of my issues as well. I can tell you one thing for sure there is no way anyone is ever cutting on my other foot. He said a year for full recovery so I am hopeful by summer it will be a lot better. ... (5 replies)
... My 22 year old daughter has a "moderate" bunion on her foot, diagnosed by a very reputable podiatrist after taking ex-rays.
He has not recommended surgery at this point. He did put her in a boot though, for 4 weeks. I have never heard of a boot BEFORE the surgery, just after.
Is this normal? What would the point be? (1 replies)
... I'm a 61 year old male. Golfs as much as possible. Waited as long as I could for my left foot surgery since it is only getting worse. ... (3 replies)
... I may have this too, but I'm not sure. I had three cortisone injections last year for capsulitis under my second toe. ... (2 replies)
... To make a long story short I have mild arthritis in my right big toe and a little bunion because of it. ... (2 replies)
... what a difference a year makes... ... (13 replies)
... healed yet. I wasn't too happy but understood that it needed to be there. Other screw and pins left in the bunion site. I should also mention that the screws were poking out and made me very sore. Hard to wear shoes. ... (13 replies)
... a. So I had to go back to the OR one week post op to have this pin replaced and the bones reset. I was non weight baring from may until the end of September that year then I was only able to walk wearing a boot until the end of October. I was 15 years old. ... (4 replies)
... Hey Devkid!
Just wanted to say great advice, which applies to whether you're 27 or 77! I can totally relate to all your points. I'm 2nd week now & the time has draggggged, even tho I have books, mags, laptop, & various hand projects @ my elbow. The most exciting things that happen all day is getting up & down to bathroom....puhleeze! But what can we say...we must all... (2 replies)
... I think we all recover in slightly different ways and time. When I had my bunionectomy and dislocated toe repaired it was about a full year before my foot looked just like the other one and all the minor remaining swelling was gone. ... (9 replies)
... Hi All!
I'm a (usually) very active 27-year-old who had bunion surgery on my left food last Friday (23 August), and tomorrow I will have my first follow-up appointment.
The first four days out of surgery were not terrible. Not so much painful as a feeling of a lot of pressure and a throbbing. I was super careful to elevate and ice as directed (I was told to elevate for... (2 replies)
... This is my first post to these boards and hoping to get some good advice. I am 33 year old female and have had bunions ever since i was a teen. Over the past few years I have noticed that they are getting larger and my toes are angled more. ... (6 replies)
... Something else I remember along with buying wide tennis shoes, I also wore an ace bandage around the center of my foot for the first year. The Dr. had me wearing the elastic ace bandage that you just pull on to keep the swelling down as soon as I could walk. It about 2 or 3 inches wide and you pull it on like a sock. I pull it on far enough that all my toes would show so it... (4 replies)
... Well, I am 8 weeks post bunion surgery... And was wondering if others are still having horrible pain when trying to wear a shoe? ... (4 replies)
... Hello, I am 17 years old and I've just had my bunion and tailor bunion surgery on both feet two weeks ago. ... (0 replies)