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... Hi, everyone! Thought I would type in some words of encouragement for anyone who is having bunionectomy screws removed soon or in the future. ... (3 replies)
... hawaiiflower, i just had all 10 toes worked on on monday, aug 1. i have 3 permanent screws on each big toe. one screw on top and 2 at bottom. the screws will hold the bone in place as it heals. this is a good thing! i also have a small screw behing each pinkie toe. and then.... ... (2 replies)
... I do. I had a Lapidus bunionectomy, wherein the joint at the first metatarsal is fused to prevent the bunion from returning. It's one of the most complicated bunion surgeries you can have done. In addition, I had an osteotomy at the big toe, to fix the actual bunion itself. I have pins in the big toe, but they are not permanent. I'm nearing the end of my 6 week non... (2 replies)

... My screws from my bunionectomy were placed at the base of my first metatarsal, instead of at the base of my big toe, where most people have theirs. ... (2 replies)
... My left foot had an Akin Bunionectomy, with two screws permanently left in place. I can feel them, although they are not causing much pain. It feels odd, strange, like a foreign object left in the foot would feel. ... (7 replies)
... to remove the screws from my second surgery and elevate my second metatarsal. ... (15 replies)
... along with basketball, cycling and hiking. In December of 2013 I had my first foot surgery. I was diagnosed at Kaiser with a bunion, and had a bunionectomy on my right foot. They cut a v shape and inserted several screws. After a few months I started to experience pain that was very similar to before the surgery. ... (2 replies)
... I've been lurking and reading through past posts of others' experiences and am here to post with my question. So hello fellow bunion surgery survivors! Reading through the posts has helped to remind me that I am not alone (even though it feels that way some days) and honestly helped me from going crazy at times. :) I'm 3 weeks (23 days) post op bunionectomy on my left foot,... (1 replies)
... I've had 4 foot ssurgeries. This summer I had abig toe fusion with a metal plate and screws on top. ... (4 replies)
... How's it going for you by now? (2 replies)
... I have (had) extremely bad bunions, and haven't been able to wear anything but heavily padded running shoes for decades. Finally it got to the point where I couldn't even walk in them without pain, and I went in for surgery. My foot doctor said that on a scale of 1-10, my bunions were a 9. On May 16, I had a Lapidus bunionectomy (base of first metatarsal fused with a plate and... (2 replies)
... I know that some people do have issues with the screws. Most OS will tell you that there is a percentage of people that need them to be removed because of pain or discomfort. Have you seen your doctor about this? (1 replies)
... Hello again. It's now 6 days post-op for my left foot lapidus bunionectomy where my doctor used two screws to fix my MT1 to the medial cuneiform (thankfully he didn't feel the need to also do proximal phalanx osteotomy once he was working - one less thing to heal!). Just back from the doctor's office for xrays and he's encouraged, thinking I'll "only" have to wear my cast for... (4 replies)
... Hello - new here. I had a bunionectomy (1 plate, 5 screws) 8 months ago and haven't had any problems until 2 months ago. HORRIBLE pain & swelling on top of foot! Anyone else have this? (0 replies)
... So anyway, the problem is for the past hour my toes have been twitching uncontrollably and I'm afraid because I have metal screws in them. Also my foot feels a bit numb and has this painful prickling sensation. ... (3 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)
... Your bones don't fuse together until 8-10 weeks, the last thing you want to do is an impact exercise such as jogging. I am a runner also and understand you want to get back to it. I had a chevron bunionectomy Dec 17th with 2 screws put in and I just had the same procedure on my other foot on 3/25. After the 1st surgery when I began to feel well enough, I exercised daily but... (5 replies)
... I had a bunionectomy March 1st and have since had 2 post op appointments. ... (5 replies)
... I would love to hear from anyone who had failed bunionectomy and ESP if you had fusions and how did it go? ... (1 replies)
... On Feb 8, 2013 I had another surgery on my R foot to remove the screws. Excessive scar tissue had started to pull my big toe crooked again, so that had to be removed as well, using the method called silver bunionectomy. Instructions were to keep my foot elevated 45 minutes of each hour, 24/7, for the first week, then elevate 35 minutes of each hour, 24/7 . No icing. I... (4 replies)

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