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Bunions x2?
Aug 24, 2007
... Hi Laura, I am a 54 year old athletic woman who recently (6/26) had my left foot operated (radical bunionectomy, hammer toe, Morton's Neuroma). The initial two weeks are tough & I would get on all fours to navigate from my bed to the bathroom. I did not want to use crutches on thick carpet. Icing & keeping the foot elevated are key. Went to work after two weeks (university... (10 replies)
... of the time icing and elevated. Week 3, he pulled the pin out and stitches and sent me to PT and told me to start exercises the foot. ... (9 replies)
... ely my ballet shoes ended up giving me bunions. So when I was 16 I had one foot surgery on my left foot and then months later I did surgery on my right foot. The bunions were fixed and so was my flat feet. I had several screws placed in both feet to prevent bunions and give me an arch. Complications arose afterwards though. ... (1 replies)

... strated because I still couldn't get my foot into certain shoes without pain. The swelling seemed to take forever to go away. I followed the doctor's orders with icing and keeping my foot elevated, too, but it didn't seem to matter. Also the area around the incision stayed very tender and sensitive for quite a long time. ... (4 replies)
... I am 62, and inherited bunions on both feet from both parents. ... (1 replies)
... to a podiatrist about it with my mom in august and got the surgery done on my left foot 2 days ago. I am amazed at how pain free it is and easy to deal with. I'm icing it, keeping it elevated, not putting weight on it, etc. ... (1 replies)
... Hi! I just had surgery for hallux limitus, which involved cutting & repositioning the first metatarsal bone with 2 screws, as well as removing the dorsal bunions. I found the surgery itself a surprisingly low-stress experience. Everything was fast, the doctors seemed to know what they were doing, and I experienced pretty much no pain whatsoever. Today is day 3 of... (2 replies)
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... every 4 hours and the constant elevation and icing every half hour at first, then every hour and then every time I took a painpill. ... (0 replies)
... Hi Lub - I also had bunion and bunionette surgery on my right foot, as well as a hammertoe fixed and tendons loosened on the other 2 toes to straighten them. In short, I had all 5 toes worked on. Surgery was on 3/17. I have to say, I have only had pain for 3 days, numbness for about 5 days afterwards, was walking a bit in a boot 10 days later, and now, about 2.5 weeks... (4 replies)
... Me too, suffered from bunions on both feet. After years of letting it go and enduring the pain, I decided to deal with my R foot this Spring. ... (41 replies)
... op, I had the four pins removed after an Akin osteotomy on both feet and removal of tailors bunions on both feet. ... (3 replies)
... Hi! Thanks for your questions and I'm glad that some of what I had to say has helped! You actually sound like you have worse foot pain than I did. In my opinion, you should definitely get it done. If you're someone who's happy and upbeat, and you have someone who can be around to help you for the first couple of weeks, then you should definitely consider having it done. Which... (15 replies)
... inflammatories, rest, icing for the past 2 years. Now, I've finally done it and I'm having the worst pain yet. Doctor wants to schedule surgery this month, but I'm scared. ... (15 replies)
... I am now four weeks post op and whereas I have no pain and am walking around OK in the sexy surgical sandals, I still have bumps where the bunions used to be, I was wondering if anyone else was experiencing this. I am hoping it is just swelling, but have elevating and icing and they are still the same. ... (8 replies)
Bunion Surgery
Jun 30, 2010
... I have had both feet done, at separate times within the last 5 months. I say the benefits outweigh the risks if you are having a lot of pain from your bunions. I had awful pain from walking/running and once I had the first foot done I was so relieved. The pain I felt before the surgery was MUCH worse than any pain I felt afterwards. I had some pain with the second one, but it... (6 replies)
... could have managed otherwise. However, even when I was walking and wearing gym shoes, as soon as my feet had had enough, I got and stayed off them, elevating and icing them. ... (13 replies)
... a year and half ago. Wore surgical sandals for two weeks, then moved into a pair of large gym shoes. Spent a lot of time icing and elevating for a few weeks, but was able to walk when necessary from Day One and a fair amount by eight weeks. ... (5 replies)
... I think it all depends on how bad your bunions are and what are they going to do. ... (27 replies)
... balance sneaks were already a size bigger and extra wide width since my bunions were so bad. ... (8 replies)


Associated Tags: bunion, bunions, flat feet, foot, foot surgery, hallux limitus/rigidus, incision, numbness, pain, scar, surgery, swelling

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