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... I had an austin bunionectomy in May, and due to the pain the screw was causing, I had it surgically removed last Thursday. ... (2 replies)
... Hi BusyGirl - thanks for the update and words of encouragement. I'm 6 weeks post op tomorrow and I'm hoping to get my one external pin removed on Thursday and leave the internal one. I also hope I can start to weight bear. If I could have just an ortho shoe and not this "boot" I would be happy too. Good luck and continued speedy recovery. (3 replies)
... It was not difficult at all! I really didn't even need pain medications and was back to normal within just a couple days with he exception of the shower thing. You'll need to keep the incision dry for 2 weeks. This is NOTHING in comparison with having the bunionectomy.. you'll be fine! (6 replies)

... to keep the bandages on until Monday, when I was able to take a shower. I could easily walk around the house with the bandages. It was nothing like the original bunionectomy surgeries. I removed the bandages Monday morning and my feet were quite swollen, but they actually looked fine. ... (8 replies)
... im 6 1/2 weeks post bunionectomy (lateral and medial) double osteotomy - 1 screw on medial and 6 on lateral - heaing great - at 3 1/2 weeks i was in a shoe - i can do just about anything with minimal soreness - today i went for final visit only to find one screw of the 6 is forcing its way out - not happy - we have to wait and see if it pushes itself out to determine best... (4 replies)
... Does anyone know or have experience with the removal of screws after a lapidus bunionectomy? ... (4 replies)
... I really dont not know much about the screw removal. im pretty sure they just make an incision and kinda back out the screws..really not much of a recovery,just a new incision and stitches. ... (192 replies)
... How does the screw removal process work? ... (192 replies)
... feet recovery and hope that it is as easy as the doctor has indicated! ... (9 replies)
... I had the screws removed 1.5 weeks ago, so I've had to put my PT on hold. I was in tremendous pain yesterday where the screw removal incisions are. It's not as bad today and, until yesterday, had been bearable. ... (100 replies)
... My doctor told me that the screws were very easily removable, if they needed to be removed. Not that they're giving me any problems--I'm only 13 days postop. My understanding is that having the screws initially is very helpful to a faster, easier recovery (they hold the bones together tighter and more firmly than pins or a cast, allowing you to be weight bearing sooner and... (8 replies)
... Carriejean, Thank you for your post! My first doctor performed the 'bumpectomy' on my left foot too, and the pain grew progressively worse, and my toe was just completely deformed! It does up and over my second toe, and it hurt so much. My first doctor tried to tell me that this was normal, but I went to a new doctor who told me that this was NOT normal. Anyway, I am having... (11 replies)
... but at least I am walking and driving. The toe looks straight. The surgery took an hour and a half, and involved things I don't want to think about. I have a screw in the toe and had a pin in it until Jan 13, when the pin was removed. The pin removal was absolutely nothing. I had just dreaded it. ... (11 replies)
... I was awake through most of the surgery, chatting away with the doctors and nurses, was in recovery for 20 min, my boyfriend took me out to breakfast, then we went home. ... (13 replies)
Got My Pins Out!
Feb 24, 2004
... op recovery by your doctor. That's a major milestone. ... (4 replies)

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