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... I had my initial bunionectomy the last week of October and a routine screw removal in late February. Since then I've been having a great deal of pain in the instep area. ... (0 replies)
... I had a screw break before removal. When I went in for surgery they were only able to get part of the screw out. The surgeon told me this was not a problem the bone should fill in and grow over the screw. ... (2 replies)
... My surgery was pretty straightforward. ... (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)
... Ok I am 2 days pst op from an austin bunionectomy. Going into this I did not like the idea of having foreign objects left in my foot. Of course now that I am out of work and have time to better explore this I am wishing I followed my instincts and had the removable pin done. I have a great surgeon who insisted the permanent titanium screws were the way to go. From what I... (4 replies)
... what kind of bunion surgery did you have? ... (8 replies)
... I had a lapidus bunionectomy done back in August of 2003. By the following February I still had pain from the 2 titanium screws that they used. ... (2 replies)
Pin Removal
Sep 30, 2006
... Screw removal went great. ... (7 replies)
... I have had surgery on both feet, first the right 5 months ago, and than the left 3 months ago. My left foot is doing great, but the right foot has continued to bother me. ... (9 replies)
... last May. I contracted MRSA and was hospitalized for a week and subsequently had 2 more debridement surgeries and even a screw removal after 8 weeks. Let's just say that after 2 picc lines and 15 weeks of vanco, 9 of bactrim, that the result is bad. ... (2 replies)
... of centimeters long. I was really surprised to see how long the pins actually were ! Everybody's situation is different though. Some doctors use pins that they screw in to the bone, and I would bet those are pretty painfull to remove. Mine were just straight pins with a big ugly yellow ball sticking out of my toes. ... (11 replies)
... 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)
... and then continued to use crutches for at least a month of so after I was out of the walking boot. ... (100 replies)
... HI CarrieJean, Thank you for answering my questions. I find my pin isn't nearly as sore as it was at first. He bandaged it up better this time so it doesn't hurt as much. Not sure why it did before but... I think you are rigiht all doctors are different. I would rather be safe than sorry and I think my doctor is like that too. Hope you are doing ok. Hugs, Polly (22 replies)
... I had the pin removed after 4 weeks. I still have to wear the shoe another 3 weeks. However, I'm 64, and I think my healing time is slower than a younger person. ... (22 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)
... I am new to this board. I had surgery on both feet last year, and now just recovering from a second surgery on the left one again. Perhaps I can help someone. My right foot healed perfectly after a bunionectomy, but the left foot did not. The Dr. ... (11 replies)
... Two weeks after that, I'm hoping for a full recovery, and back to surfing and full workouts. My doc says not to overdo it during this time, when i'm feeling better.. ... (13 replies)
NWB Exercise
Apr 22, 2006
... seated. More muscle will burn more fat, and help keep your metabolism going. You'll lose some ground with the aerobic ability, but your body will catch back up after yu're walking again. ... (10 replies)
Got My Pins Out!
Feb 24, 2004
... I felt it was a glorious day when my bandages were removed and I could wash my foot properly for the first time after surgery. If your course of recovery is anything like mine, progress from here will be slow but steady, and we will get there. ... (4 replies)


Associated Tags: bone graft, bunion, lapidus, mrsa, post-op, pttd, resection, screw removal, staph infection, surgery

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