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... surgeon, but I do wholeheartedly endorse getting second and even third opinions at this point. At the very least, you need a better understanding of the procedures beyond them "breaking" your bones!!! ... (21 replies)
... t my first one failed, I tried to see how it would be to just deal with a foot that didn't work. When it began to interfere with my life, I sought several second opinions and then had it fixed. ... (9 replies)
... After having a bunionectomy that failed, I don't blame anyone for asking several opinions. Look at me. I am going for a third opinion. ... (21 replies)

... I have had a bunionectomy in April 2008. ... (7 replies)
... Hi everyone, I'm a 51 year old (young!) woman with a husband and 11 year old daughter. I have been having bunion pain for over 6 years and it has gotten progressively worse. Sometimes it's very painful (like after I've been walking all day) and other times it doesn't hurt too much. I'm really a chicken about surgery so I've been to three surgeons now to get their expert... (2 replies)
... Hi everyone, I'm a 51 year old (young!) woman with a husband and 11 year old daughter. I have been having bunion pain for over 6 years and it has gotten progressively worse. Sometimes it's very painful (like after I've been walking all day) and other times it doesn't hurt too much. I'm really a chicken about surgery so I've been to three surgeons now to get their expert... (0 replies)
... months post op bunionectomy on left foot with the flexor tendon of the 2nd toe straightened. ... (30 replies)
... I had a bunionectomy on my left foot a week and a half ago. I am going to need to have my right foot done in the future. My doctor refused to do both at the same time. ... (8 replies)
... For the time being I have decided not to seek care down here. I had several opinions and all recommended either an implant or a fusion and I didn't want either of them. In reality, what I have now is sort of a natural fusion. My Dr. ... (17 replies)
... Reading some of your posts have posed some questions...how is one to vacume with crutches? How about tackle the stairs? I live alone...it should be quite interesting trying to adjust to this lifestyle. I have a punching bag downstairs. To get a little bit of cardio excersize in, my intent is to sit in a chair with my leg propped up and beat the bag for awhile. I cant... (1 replies)
... Where did you get the Pedifix?? and the elastic sleeve? I looked at Walgreens and couldn't find any sleeve. I do wrap my foot at night and support my arch and cushion the ball of my foot, in a variety of ways. I just try different things. The menthol gels helps some, hot water therapy can help, ice can help.... I got a little cortisone put in, above the big toe joint..to... (90 replies)
... I wasn't in daily pain, prior to surgery, just when I ran or wore tight shoes. I thought I'd heal more quickly, by getting on top of it while I'm young. Well, that's a joke. That said, the doctor never told me I'd risk being in daily chronic pain. I would have said no . This risk should be stressed to you vocally, at least twice, preferably with a loved one present. I'm... (90 replies)
... aving very few problems. On occasion I have had a bit of stiffness in the joint that is quickly taken care of with just a bit of massage. 3 weeks after the first bunionectomy I had my opposite foot done and have had no problems with that one at all. ... (90 replies)
... I am almost 6 months postop, after an akin/austin bunionectomy. On hindsight, I would have never gotten this operation. I was worried about it beforehand....came to this board....read about the postop difficulties....few successes.....and now I'm sorry I followed through with the bunionectomy. I now wish someone would have stressed that you might get yourself into a chronic... (90 replies)
... You have a great attitude and impressive story. I've had 3 out of 4 surgeon's opinions for a lapidus procedure for me on both feet. The problem is I'm self employed and to go through it all twice just sounds crazy. ... (13 replies)
... I literally don't even notice whatever insignificant trace remains. My feet look, feel, and function great! I don't know why doctors have such different opinions about recovery. I'm sure some, but obviously not all, of it is related to kind of the procedure done. ... (4 replies)
... i hope the consult is with other doctors. you need other opinions because you should not be in such pain and still wearing a surgical shoe. i get pain on the bottom of my foot when i walk too much. ... (1 replies)
... I went today to be fitted for my splint. I learned something very important for my situation and others that are similar. The gentleman who helped me at the orthotics office is one of my favorite people. I really trust him because he takes the time to educate patients and he is very straightforward and honest. He said that the success of the splint depends on the cause... (22 replies)
... Ffor waht it's worth, I've had 4 opinions on what to do about my Hallux Rigidus. All recemmend the Keller for me as I have very little cartilege. ... (5 replies)
... however, not every doctor can do a great job. Thus, I would get a couple of opinions and also ask other patients about their experiences with certain docs. I got 4 opinions. ... (17 replies)


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