... Ice and elevate for the next few weeks, if not months. Let me know how the more major bunionette removal heals, as I might get mine done this fall. Do you have pins? ... (53 replies)
... Anyone ever have a bunionette, by the little toe removed and what procedure did your doctor use? How's your recovery? This is sometimes called a Tailor's bunionectomy. (1 replies)
... I am 10 weeks after surgery for a bunion and a bunionette. I have screws in the bunion area and a pin at the bunionette site, which are permanent. Yes, recovery has been a breeze. I have followed my doctor's instructions to the letter. ... (4 replies)
... lots of surgeries but never any involving bone and boy what a difference in the pain level. I now have four staninless steel screws set in midfoot as well as a bunionette removal. The incision made for the bone removal is in the center of my shin right below my right knee and it hurts more than the foot! ... (12 replies)
... It is great you feel comfortable with the staff who will be making sure you get good care. Hopefully this next week will fly by for you. I'll be eager to know how your surgery and post-op went. For me the surgery was a breeze.
I was given a spinal, a foot block and I'm guessing Versed (sp?) in an IV.
I didn't want general anesthesia. I don't remember a thing!
My... (53 replies)
... I am having my first foot done on June 9th. Been looking for someone who is in the same position as me. I got for H&P (Pre-op) on May 21st and will know more exactly how this will be done after that.
I do know that I have "significant lateral bowing." Looks like close to a 45 degree bend on xray. The doc will be cutting and using "a screw or two" to hold everything in... (1 replies)
... I had bunionette and corn removal two days ago. My doctor said stay off my feet for two days and then walk in the blue shoe as pain allows. ... (3 replies)
... op after getting a bunionette corrected. I was able to walk a little pretty much right away without really any pain. ... (0 replies)
... Hi! I think my consent said "tailor's bunionectomy". Thanks for the reply! My pain is on and off and seems to change locations. I also don't have permanent screws or pins. I have pins that come out of the top of my foot that will be removed at three wks. I think they are what hurt me at times. Yuck.
Good luck to you!
Chezlux (3 replies)
... I am at 7 weeks post op for a bunion and bunionette removal on my left foot. I go to the doctor on April 1 to see if I can put any weight on my left foot. I am on crutches. I admit it is very depressing. ... (9 replies)
... Pearl, just reading about your procedure makes me woozy. It sounds like you are recovering very well. Will you have the toe pins removed soon?
Here is a question to all, do you know what determines if screws or temporary pins will be used? I'm returning to my POD on Wednesday. It appears I have arthritis in the big toe joint/bunion on the foot that has not had surgery yet... (97 replies)
... ntil a couple days or more after the pin removal. You don't want an infection to travel down the pin incision. As for help after surgery, I had a chevron and a bunionette with ostoeotomy on the right foot done 12 weeks ago. ... (4 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)
... en PWB, so continued to walk around after the stitches were removed. I had never had stitches before. In a nutshell, I did too much and three days after stitch removal my foot was in excruciating pain. I returned to the doctor and he had me go NWB for three days. The surgical shoe was also very iritating to the sites. ... (1 replies)
... ed earlier in my recovery. I had a double bunionectomy on the right foot. No hammer toe problem, just the "traditional" bunion on the big toe side and a wicked bunionette on the little toe side. I turned the pins because someone in an earlier post recommended it to make it easier when the doctor removes them. ... (40 replies)
... I had a bunionectomy (big toe and little toe bunionette) and straightening of my 2nd, 3rd and 4th claw toes one week ago. I have been following the doctor's instructions re: rest, elevation, ice, etc. Now that the initial post-op pain has subsided, I am feeling discomfort, which I think is due to the pins keeping my former claw toes straight and/or the screw in my big toe. ... (19 replies)
... ve your right foot done be prepared for a much longer and tougher recovery time. I have also had bunionectomies, bunionette,hammertoe,tendon lengthening,sesamoid removal surgeries and this fusion is the worse.So I really don't think it makes a difference on what type of surgery you have.It is all a pain in the FOOT. ... (30 replies)
... I guess I'm ready. To me the anticipation is the worst part of the whole ordeal and I guess that part is almost over. I will have a bunion and bunionette removed from my left foot on Monday. This follows having a bunion and bunionette removed this past September on my right foot. ... (10 replies)