... Hello all! I'm 5 weeks out from an Austin bunionectomy on my right foot. By way of history, I was in a camwalker for 4.5 weeks and was given clearance to wear normal shoes this past Wednesday. ... (3 replies)
... nternal and will remain there permanently. I am learning alot about these procedures. I wanted something that would last forever, if possible, as my family has a history of bunions and bad feet. I have been a runner since 1983 and those years of high mileage probably added to the terrible state of my feet. ... (149 replies)
... Hi Pearl, sounds like you are doing fantastic! The sexy shoes you described sounds like the Darco shoes i wore too. They are wedge like with the weight bearing on your heels and the toes are much higher off the ground? I wore those for only 4 weeks. After that I wore the flat velcro ones. Yeah...you are right, every doctor is different, and the follow up care differs as... (97 replies)
... I have a new update for this thread. I stopped the antibiotics for my infection almost three weeks ago. The ID dr said the infection was probably gone. The only way to really know for sure is to stop the antibiotics and watch for symptoms to return. So, we took out the picc line, and I felt very good about things. We had done 4 or 5 weeks of Vancomycin. Normally for... (22 replies)
... Does anyone know if forced manipulation of the big toe joint (the first metatarso-phalangeal joint), along with a steroid injection, can increase flexibility, or if it might have negative side effects?
I had a double bunionectomy three years ago (can't remember what type it's called, but both the first metatarsal and big toe bones have been cut diagonally and realigned with... (4 replies)
... I had to have the screw removed from my toe after the second bunionectomy. It was supposed to stay there forever but with my foot history I'm not surprised that it didn't go right. ... (22 replies)
... years ago I had a bunionectomy scheduled. Shortly before my surgery we discovered that I had a dislocated toe. ... (2 replies)
... Just wanted to see if anyone out there had any advice for me. I had a bunionectomy in 2004 with a hammertoe repair (little toe). I contracted MRSA, and subsequently had 3 surgeries to clean the bone, and finally a screw removal. To say the least, I have been stuck with a mess for a result. Have waited for repair, I'm a single parent, and 6 months off work without pay is ALOT.... (5 replies)
... I really appreciate the reply! Thank you!
I had a Lapidus Bunionectomy on both feet at the same time (bilateral) and it was suggested by my OS to do it this way (bilateral and a Lapidus). I waited over a year to get this procedure done and currently he has a 2 yr wait list.
He told me based on my past history (a failed osteotomy (sp?) ) done on both feet 21 yrs ago by a... (8 replies)
... I sympatize with you. I did not have plantar fascitis surgery, but a bunionectomy and then a 1st MTP fusion. I cannot stand or walk without pain. It has turned my life into a living hell. I have tried numerous things as well. ... (1 replies)
... I had what my doc called a Bunionectomy and Osteotomy done in July for stage 2-3 Hallux Limitus.
To give a little history, I was in moderate pain in both feet with the right being the worst. After seeing a Podiatrist and trying Nsaids, steriods, physical therapy, and injectioins(worked for couple months at a time), we discussed surgery.
Being that I am young (40) and active,... (3 replies)
... do feet so he referred me to the POD. He's well respected in the community, and quite frankly it was an Ortho who started it all back in the 90's. I had double bunionectomy by an ortho and she shaved too much bone off which led to the problems I'm having now. ... (85 replies)
... had bunionectomy to correct. ... (35 replies)
... my doctor said people generally chose what I chose for anesthesia. In the end, it really depends on your history and the doctor. I was happy with my experience. ... (13 replies)
... it. He said he would read the MRI report and then call the MRI office and talk with the person who wrote the report to discuss the results in the context of my history because sometimes that makes a difference. ... (9 replies)
... I must say I'm so glad to have found this message board with people who KNOW what I'm going through. I little history about me. I'm currently a 33 year old male who had a Head Procedure Bunionectomy back in June 04'. The results were terrible. ... (33 replies)
... I had a Keller bunionectomy and 2nd and 3rd toe fused in November. ... (7 replies)
... I had an Austin bunionectomy on Nov. 19th of last year. ... (2 replies)
... he will do a Austin bunionectomy on one foot, and told me I would be not in a cast, nor would I need crutches either. He said I will be in a surgical boot and could walk on it. ... (7 replies)
... on my toe from a botched Keller bunionectomy that was performed on me when I was 18. ... (4 replies)