... I had a lapidus bunionectomy and hammertoe surgery on Oct. 25, 2013. Also had a pin sticking out of my second toe. I was in a cast for two weeks or so, then put into a cam boot. ... (1 replies)
... op. I had a number of things done to my foot as opposed to the standard one or two. The bunion was cut out, and the large toe repositioned using a staple and a pin which will stay in. The second toe was hammertoed and overlapping. The knuckle was removed to correct it, and a pin was placed inside to straighten it out. ... (1 replies)
... ce". He said it was because of the horrible shaking and vomiting I did post op due to the anesthesia. So I had to go back to the OR one week post op to have this pin replaced and the bones reset. ... (4 replies)
... Its not unusual to have some numbness from the trauma of surgey, it usally goes away, but not always. Getting the pins out wasnt that bad its quick and you've certainly had wose pain from the surgery. I'm 10 weeks post op today, I have a walking cast and can put my full weight to walk on it for up to 10 min each hour, have to elevate in between, nothing like a swollen foot in... (10 replies)
... lowly. In a few weeks, the school year begins and I am supposed to be going back to teaching 4th graders! Hopefully, by then things will be under control.... The pin in my 2nd toe comes out on July 15th... I hope the doctor plans to knock me out for that one.... ... (10 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)
... I am 5 weeks post op, I had a double bunionectomy -so both feet- the first and second metatarsal broke and set with a screw/for the first( bunion toe) and the second toe with a pin. I also had a bilateral snip to my ligaments on both feet as well.
Up until this point i had-
3 motrin every 8 hours
two weeks bed rest/with ice 20 min every of every hour, elevation, used... (1 replies)
... have a plate and 5 screws in 1st or 2nd metatarsal and a pin in hammertoe. Three hour surgery. went home in a hard splint. ... (0 replies)
... I still have a pin protruding from my foot. I was FINALLY given an air boot, a milestone I was really looking forward to. ... (3 replies)
... If you find my old post I'm afraid you'll find some wining and anger at my dr which now I'm embarrassed about.
Had both feet done same time and I must say, there is no other way. I only had one really bad night pain wise.
I can take a shower standing up now with very little pain. I can heel walk short distances like to the bathroom. With my boots on I can walk around like... (2 replies)
... then the pin must come out. He said the 5th metatarsal should resolve itself. And im on celebrex for 2.5 weeks. ... (4 replies)
... I had Austin bunionectomy on the right foot four years ago, and on the left foot 8 wks. ago. ... (1 replies)
... I personally felt like the surgery (she cut bunion and put pin in) went well and the pain was less than I expected (I have high pain tolerance) I kept foot up w/ice and ibuprofen for the inflamation. It is my left foot so after 1 week I was driving. I am appx. 5 weeks out and still out of work. I'm still in pain and basically babying my foot so that I don't mess anything... (4 replies)
... I had a bunionectomy two weeks ago. My big toe was broken and had a pin inserted. The second toe had a tendon snipped and of course, a huge bunion was sawed off. ... (4 replies)
... Well, it turns out that the foot was actually broken and a pin was used to secure the area. I had the tendon on the second foot cut and and of course, the pain of the bunion cut. ... (4 replies)
... of my 5 toes. I finally have begun to feel better. I went on the 7th and they removed the stitches and the three external pins. Although I had asked about the pin removal on these boards, I was still very nervous about the whole thing. A few of the stitches were ouchy. The pins were gone in a snap. ... (9 replies)
... Aww, thank you Hannah...you have helped. :) Words of encouragement always help.
Well, things have been progressing well, but slower for me as I had both feet done at the same time! Bunions also run in my family...on my mom's (mum's....UK lingo haha) side.
It seems all surgeons do the lapidus a bit differently from each other. I only ever had thick guazue bandages and... (12 replies)
... i just made an account on here so I could answer your question! I'm 18, live in UK and had Lapidus Bunionectomy on my right foot on the 11th August 2011. My bunions are hereditary and so I have waited to have the surgery after my feet stopped growing! ... (12 replies)
... I had one long pin in my foot, and was removed after 4. ... (41 replies)
... I was allowed to bear weight on my heel only and only when wearing the rigid surgical sandal that I was given. The reason for heel only was because I had a 3" pin that was sticking out of the top of my toe that would hold the toe in the proper position for two weeks. ... (12 replies)