... It's hard to describe but I am really stressed about this because it was such a bad experience 4 yrs ago! Thanks! ... (5 replies)
... Hello all,
Well for those interested I just posted a blog of my recent bunionectomy experience, surgery and recovery - it was too long to post here :(
I was absolutely terrified for this whole procedure and now 3 weeks out I can say it wasnt anywhere near as bad as I feared.
I hope I can help others who are just as scared and nervous as I was.
I will continue to... (0 replies)
... I just had a bunionectomy on my right foot 2.5 weeks ago and have no idea how you could handle doing both feet at once! I commend you!! ... (1 replies)
... MomRunner writes: I am a 40 year old female who runs almost everyday. I had surgery on both feet (bunions) 3 days ago and would like to document my progress and hear from anyone who's had a similar experience. I am not a competative runner but run about 6 miles a day (lately on the treadmill b/c of bunion pain.) With two young kids, there will never be a good time to do this... (1 replies)
... I had bunion surgery and my POD discovered arthritis in the joint. I am six months post surgery but I still have a lot of pain. I am able to play tennis twice a week but I used to play every day. The doc gave me a cortisone injuction that helped with the inflammation but not the pain. Right now I take Advil and sometimes a pain pill. I am thinking about physical therapy.
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... Hi, I had a bunionectomy a year ago and am still experiencing pain. A recent MRI shows arthritis in the joint. Does anyone who has had a bunionectomy experience arthritis after the surgery? ... (18 replies)
... Hi Squirrelmom!!! I am always eager to read your posts because you seem to have had an exceptionally good experience with your bunionectomy surgery! I had my surger to my rt foot on June 14th and just this morning I realized that I too am just now starting to feel like I'm returning to some normalcy. ... (3 replies)
... Hi All,
I just wanted to say that at three weeks post op for a bunionectomy, I am really feeling great! I have almost no swelling, am in my old sneakers again and doing my normal aerobic exercise routine, as well as everything else I want to do. I am not limping (except a bit when barefoot) and have no pain. My incision seems to be healing VERY nicely. The toe numbness... (3 replies)
... Hello everyone. I too am new. I have a lot of experience with foot surgeries. ... (0 replies)
... They'll give you precocet or lortab or something like that. My experience with 5 foot surgeries is anywhere from 30 to 60 pills. It doesn't really hurt that badly. I think with my toe fusion I only took about 20 out of 60. ... (1 replies)
... I had the right foot done 5 years ago and didn't experience this. ... (0 replies)
... 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 months I started to experience pain that was very similar to before the surgery. ... (2 replies)
... Thank you for sharing your experience. Glad to see you had a good result. I just had Youngswick Austin bunionectomy this past Wednesday. My day three was hard too. Painful, throbbing, and scary made me a little weepy too. ... (3 replies)
... I found various message boards and blogs to be a great resource when I was researching my surgery and post-op experiences, so I wanted to share my own story as well for others who are researching.
I was diagnosed with a moderate bunion on my right foot at the age of 34 - I've had the bunion since I was a child, but it only began causing me issues in the year prior to my... (3 replies)
Thank you so much! I do not think what I experiencing is nerve damage, the pain I am feeling is more from alot of pressure/weight being placed on the first metatarsal head.
I do have nerve damage on the other side of my foot from the double evans calcaneal osteotomy and I am hoping that will heal.
Thanks, (5 replies)
... on. Low first metatarsal is a wrong position. Also, you can have several issues, such as wrong bone position, tendon inflammation and nerve damage. From personal experience I know that if there is nerve damage, then repositioning the bone wil not stop the pain. ... (5 replies)
... healed. The incision on the top of my foot from the first tarsometarsal arthordesis and bunionectomy had a spot that looked like it had some infection. ... (1 replies)
... o more pain. It is better to be appropriately medicated for pain than to suffer through it. Talk to your doctor openly and honestly about the level of pain you experience throughout the day. Tylenol and ibuprofen may or may not be enough. ... (14 replies)
... Did you experience a lot of nerve pain while you were healing. Did you ice with an ice machine and if so did you place it on your foot or behind your knee? ... (14 replies)
... Thanks, and I look forward to learning more and sharing this experience as I go through my own recovery. ... (6 replies)