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... Happy New Year! Now that January is here, I am beginning to get a little nervous about my upcoming surgery. I am 57 years old, and I am scheduled on January 21st for a bunionectomy, osteotomy and cheilectomy on my right foot. ... (14 replies)
... I had an Austin bunionectomy and cheilectomy on my left foot on Nov. 30. ... (3 replies)
... then 9 weeks isn't unrealistic. I've had a neuroma removed and it was pretty simple. I had a cheilectomy on both big toes which is similar to some simple bunionectomies and was jogging about 8 weeks later so that isn't unrealistic either. ... (7 replies)

... fusion is a last resort. i had a failed bunionectomy and wound up having surgery. it is over 5 years now. i am extremely active. i play tennis, ski, aerobics and swim. the only thing with the fusion is that i cant wear cute, high heels. you will nit have that problem! ... (5 replies)
... free is wonderful and makes life much easier for everyone. Sounds like everything went like clockwork for you. So happy you are on your way to happier feet. Keep up the good work! ... (14 replies)
... I had "twilight" anesthesia and an ankle block. I did wake up towards the end of the procedure, but it wasn't a bad thing by any means. ... (14 replies)
... Hope everything went well and you're feeling ok!! ... (14 replies)
... op visit today and everything looks really great! Incision is clean, no swelling or bruising...Doc did an amazing job cleaning up all the spurs... ... (14 replies)
... o hear you are doing so well! I'm frantically trying to get things together at work in preparation for my medical leave. I'm doing my PT exercises every morning, and practicing with my crutches at night. I mentioned to my husband that I think I want to get the hand held shower head, as well. ... (14 replies)
... Hi star! I'm happy to say that the surgery went very well and I have almost no swelling or pain. The only discomfort I have is usually at night when I get some cramping, but it is tolerable and getting better each day. ... (14 replies)
... I can't tell you how many people ask this same thing. Why did my doctor tell me to walk from day one with my neuroma removal and later with my cheilectomy when people come on here and are NWB? ... (9 replies)
... I am going to a podiatrist who specializes in reconstructive surgeries of the foot and ankle. He has done my particular procedure 'hundreds' of times...which I was glad to hear as I don't want a novice exploring on my precious toes! ... (14 replies)
... Hi Gleegirl! Wow - our experiences do sound very similar. I hope everything goes smoothly and easy for you tomorrow - are you working with a podiatrist or an orthopedic surgeon? I have a podiatrist. Keep posting on your progress - you will be my road map for my recovery:wave:I am so glad that I found this health board to use as part of my support system! (14 replies)
... Thanks, Diva! I appreciate your words of encouragement and advice. ... (14 replies)
... I am 53 and scheduled for a keller procedure on the great toe tomorrow Jan 5th. ... (14 replies)
... Happy New Year and good luck to you Star! ... (14 replies)
... can find them on the web that can be delivered right to your door with free return postage. Or maybe in your town you can rent one locally. I am about your age and am 13 weeks post surgery for a different sort of foot problem than yours. I found the knee walker to be the best, because there's no hopping. ... (14 replies)
... What about a Podiatrist who specializes in sports medicine? (149 replies)
... I would definitely use a sports med ortho who specializes in feet. Most orthos specialize these days so they don't all work on everything...I used a sports med ortho who does only feet for my cheilectomy (similar to a bunionectomy) and Morton's Neuroma removal. All turned out great. Back to jogging, heels, etc... (149 replies)
... Well, I wouldn't have a local with all that cutting and sawing but that's the difference in you and me! ... (16 replies)


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