... I had a medial slide calcaneal osteotomy, lapidus bunionectomy, akin procedure and gastrocnemius recession on Wednesday, November 2nd and returned to the doctor today for my four week check.
He said that I am ahead of schedule with the healing and that I will probably be taken off the non-weight bearing when I return in three weeks. He wants me to take the boot off at... (2 replies)
... I had a bunionectomy and osteotomy on my left foot 4 weeks ago. To my surprise at my 4 week checkup, my Dr. ... (1 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.
If you are interested in more details, I have been posting on a thread I started pre-surgery...do a search for Keller arthroplasty success stories... of... (14 replies)
... Everybody has a different response to pain and healing. I stopped taking pain meds a few days post op after double bunionectomy and hammertoes. It's been 7 weeks now and I'm still unable to bend the toes into shoes... hopefully soon cause the snow is coming. ... (4 replies)
... I was in an air filled "astronaut" boot for the first 4 weeks and then a hard soled velcro sandal for another 5 weeks. Up until now my foot looked great and was healing fine, my pain was mostly from the pinky toe. but nothing too unexpected. After that i pretty much put my foot in anything it fit into.. ... (4 replies)
... yes i have had two opartion's the 1st op i had a infetion and that took a bout a week or two and 2nd which i just had is in the heling prosear have you ever bash your oparated foot it harts like hell the opartion the i had was a scar ofopamey (11 replies)
... I am going through this right now. Please tell me what they did. I had a second surgery to clean out the infection, but it came back after they took me off the antibiotics (11 replies)
... d 2nd metatarsal osteotomy. I had some permanent hardware put in the bones. So everything was going great the first couple of weeks, not much pain, and wound was healing well. ... (11 replies)
I had foot surgury to correct a bunion (bunion was shaved and the shaft of my first metatarsal broken and re-aligned to correct the angel). (maybe called bunionectomy with a base osteotomy) My surgury was in the beginning of May, weeks later i was put in a walking black boot but still on crutches, then 1 month later when i went on June 25 (my next appointment) the bone... (1 replies)
... Pearl, Jane had the Austin procedure done whereas we had the Scarf done. There are actually over 100s procedure for bunionectomy but of course only a few became much more "popular" based on the types of bunions we have. ... (97 replies)
... ved than mine.. actually I think all of you have had a little more done than me.. I had both feet done on June 19th and it was just chevron bunionectomies.. I am healing wonderfully. I still have the stiffness in the big toes and shocks thru the big toes and up thru the feet it can last 2 seconds to 10.. ... (97 replies)
... sday he is really pleased with my movement and how the wounds are healing. Didn't find out today until letter arrived not only did i have cheilectomy and mobergs osteotomy i also had bunionectomy!! no wonder my poor feet went though the mill a bit. Now i am even more amazed at my recovery. ... (2 replies)
... I think I may have made a big mistake. I may have allowed my podiatrist do simple bunion surgery on my feet when I should have had Decompression Osteotomy surgery. I would like to hear what people here have to say. ... (6 replies)
... The surgery has gone very well so far. I'm told I am healing nicely but this hurts so bad. Oh, one more thing. When I grab the base of the big toe, the bottom part, on the sole of my foot, sends a shooting pain. ... (7 replies)
... t doing anything that causes much pain but am concerned about balancing that with the fact that perhaps I should be more mobile now or using that boot to improve healing and avoid getting stiffness in that joint, etc. Maybe one week is too soon to have those concerns just yet? ... (2 replies)
... Thankyou so much for your information. My dr was thorough when he said the procedure but I was just taken back with how long I would be off my foot and just couldn't believe it. And since I didn't know anyone who had had the procedure done it was really?????
I had also looked on the internet on the medical pages and they stated not as long so that is why I was questioning. So... (7 replies)
... foot. If you try to cut corners, you which just prolong the healing and encourage complications. ... (7 replies)
... I had a lapidus bunionectomy just 3 weeks ago. I dreaded having this surgery because every where I researched told me that the healing time would be long and painful. However, my quality of life had been so compromised by the pain in my bunion that I had no choice. ... (4 replies)
... lisaBdot...glad you are doing well. i find with a cane, i am still putting lots of weight on the foot, but if you are partial wb perhaps it is ok. only 1 1/2 more days to see your doc right? better safe than sorry. i am using a cane, but i think due to nwb i have trained myself to walk different and finding it tricky to get back to normal. at this point i am beginning to... (151 replies)
... "Osteotomy" just means cut. There are many ways to cut a bone and many different bones to cut. What do you mean when you said you had a "bone angle cut"? The metatarsal osteotomy, called a Youngswick's modification of an Austin bunionectomy, creates a BREAK in the bone that can either shorten or plantarflex the head of the metatarsal. My Austin-Youngswick osteotomy... (23 replies)