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... I had a double Austin or Chevron bunionectomy on June 4th, 2012. It's been 3 weeks today, and I just wanted to share my experience with anyone looking for more information. My bunions were not severe, but they did bother me. ... (0 replies)
... They also corrected a hammertoe as well. It was done under a local anesthesia with a nerve block in the back of my thigh. ... (3 replies)
... armykat, what type of anesthesia did they use for your surgery? ... (24 replies)

... Thank you soo much for your reply! - my surgery is Tuesday and I don't even know what time I should arrive for 11:30 procedure - I'm giving til Monday morning to call me with info. Isn't that a bit . . . unusual? (14 replies)
... And by that I mean that it might take you two months to be in regular sneakers and walking as much as you used to. ... (14 replies)
... What a long day! I got my stitches out this morning. It turns out that my fears of the little cast-slicing circular saw were unjustified. The assistant slipped several times and the thing didnít even break my skin (maybe it grazed me too lightly; whatever the case, Iím glad I wasnít injured afresh). As for the stitches themselvesÖ I was expecting an uncomfortable, funny... (192 replies)
... how painful is the surgery, recovery, etc. Dr. says it can be done under local anesthesia....I am more concerned about the pain afterward and what type of pain medication is necessary. I've always heard that bone surgery is extremely painful. ... (8 replies)
... I've been reading and finding so much encouragement and recovery tips for a couple of months that I decided to join so I could post. ... (30 replies)
Bunion Surgery
Jul 25, 2004
... I had a bunionectomy six weeks ago and I can tell you what my experience was. Yes, it is usually an outpatient procedure. ... (1 replies)
... My doctor told me that he was going to use local anesthesia, but I was sedated through an IV. ... (9 replies)
... know what they're doing. Besides you don't have to see or hear any awful medical procedures while you're out. Give me an IV over a local any day. Good luck. I know you'll have an easy time of it. ... (5 replies)
... risk with general is you get too much and stop breathing. ... (12 replies)
... I wouldn't have believed how quickly he expects me to heal, except that I had a friend have the same procedure done by him. I have no cast, and I'm not allowed to use crutches. ... (26 replies)
... a prior surgery from years back. Started as a halux ridigus problem with bunionectomy. The first surgery lasted a good ten years but the toe started messing up and bunion reappeared. ... (11 replies)
... I know I haven't been around in a while. I had a Lapidus Bunionectomy on my right foot in October 2006. There was one external pin and one internal pin. The external pin was removed at about 5 weeks and the internal pin was supposed to stay in. ... (1 replies)
... inflammatories and narcotics every 6 hours! ... (18 replies)
... With general, your entire body literally shuts down and you have a breathing tube, etc. Your entire body is put to sleep. Coming out of it takes some time and often it makes you queasy and the groggy effects take time to wear off. ... (7 replies)
... What's the difference in general anes. and IV sedation? ... (7 replies)
... That really helped with getting home and settled in my bed. I had expected the pain to be terrible when leaving the hospital and going up stairs, etc. ... (7 replies)
... d a bunionectomy, a modified Austin's procedure perfomed on February 5th of this year. Two screws were put into my foot bone, the bony prominences were smoothed and at the same time the promineces were smoothed on my Tailor's bunion. ... (4 replies)


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