... I had that with the taylor bunionette surgery on my right foot.. my little toe was numb and I couldn't move it for almost a year. ... (11 replies)
... First metatarsal is the bone leading to the the first big toe joint. That is where the chevron was done. The bunionette side had a simple cut through the bone, then reset with a pin. I wasn't aware of chevron for a bunionette. ... (53 replies)
... I didn't expect your toe to be numb, but I imagine the bruising adds to that. You might find your little toe to be more stiff than you thought, if it's been numb and swollen. Gentle ROM and hot water therapy helps alot. I might have to have this done in the fall. Let us know how you progress. All the best. ... (53 replies)
... ing really wasn't as bad as I thought it would be either. The sutures were removed, which really was not fun. I'm tough, but having them pick around on the 5th toe sides of your feet is a very sensitive place without having surgery. ... (53 replies)
... would help the inflammation. I don't have time for another foot surgery until the fall. Has anyone had a cortisone shot near a bunion or a toe, near the little toe in my case? ... (6 replies)
... The toe is numb on the scar on top. The bottom has feeling. ... (5 replies)
... op. My toe is still stiff, but ROM exercises are helping. I have numbness only on the scar site. Everyone heals differently. How far along are you in your recovery? ... (5 replies)
... d one surgery in Nov. of last year and have problems with my big toe. The podiatrist tried to fix it in May of this year but it didn't help.So then I had bunion, bunionette and hammertoe surgery on my other foot in June of this year and am still recovering.It is a VERY long healing process. ... (1 replies)
... Hi everyone!
I had bunionette surgery last Tuesday (doc removed bump on bone, and broke/reset little toe). He also shortened the toe, and inserted a plate and 2 screws. I have had to stay off of it since, and also keep it elevated at all times.
I go back for my first follow-up appointment tomorrow. How soon will I be able to walk on it? I am a teacher and hoping to go back... (0 replies)
... For how long do you massage the scar at a time? I have two bunionectomy scars. The bunionette side is flat and smooth, the big toe side has some ridges/bumps and is quite numb. I'm going to try the vitamin E regimen you have described. I'm now 8 wks post-op, six wks post-stitches removal.
Thanks for all your great advice! :) (6 replies)
... So, I'll bite. A bunionette is an earlier-in-life bunion? Located where?
About shoes rubbing, some say don't wear flip-flops, I know, but I can no longer wear any shoe, even the surgical ones without blisters, towards the arch area, in addition to my diabetic ulcer on the sole callus under my bunion. I haven't had any surgery yet. Finally I went to one of the large... (16 replies)
... bunionectomy side. I had a huge bunionette, that is what happens when you have had one for twenty three years! My traditional bunion on the big toe side had the decency to wait until I was older to show itself. Thanks for the words of encouragement. I would have been so lost without this board. ... (16 replies)
... h them and they would be dry. It wasn't until I read your post that I realized that feeling has gone away. The middle toes are still slightly bruised. The big toe is numb to the touch on top by the scar. ... (5 replies)
... Also, when will the shoe designers come up with cute, wide toe boxed, lo heel, flattering shoes? ... (2 replies)