... How's it going for you by now? (2 replies)
... my bunions were a 9. ... (2 replies)
... xercises for the hips, legs, ankles and feet. Another thing you can do, is to go walk on the sand. That will strengthen your arches. The reason you have those bunions is due to weakness. ... (11 replies)
... I've had bunions my whole life, but the left one is worse. ... (11 replies)
... I am having surgery on both my bunions in 3 weeks and am getting nervous now! ... (9 replies)
... Well, things have been progressing well, but slower for me as I had both feet done at the same time! Bunions also run in my family... ... (12 replies)
... i just made an account on here so I could answer your question! I'm 18, live in UK and had Lapidus Bunionectomy on my right foot on the 11th August 2011. My bunions are hereditary and so I have waited to have the surgery after my feet stopped growing! ... (12 replies)
... Thanks again for taking the time to respond to my post. I really appreciate it. (2 replies)
... of bilateral bunions surgeries, including lapidus, one foot will feel better faster than the other. ... (2 replies)
... I had my Lapidus on both feet Aug. 5th. ... (0 replies)
... a lot. During that trip I had to dress up in a suit and dress shoes every day. I buy expensive wide width shoes but it didn't matter, I developed blisters on my bunions which eventually began to bleed. Also, my big toes both basically became dislocated from being turned over towards the outside while crammed into my shoes. ... (24 replies)
... I had bunion surgery at sixteen and have a pin in my left foot. I have to have revision in both feet along with surgery to remove tailors bunions and fix hammer toes. ... (24 replies)
... Right now, I can stand on my tippy toes, or walk normally, there is quite a bit of pain, though endurable. I'm just worried, because though lapidus is generally used to treat bunions, my bunion was the result of an injury, so is it possible my injury is still causing me pain although the bunion is fixed? ... (6 replies)
... When I was 32 years old I went in for a consultation because my bunions were painful and it was difficult to find comfortable shoes. ... (8 replies)
... Chubstercat and Northwind, first of all thank you very much for your reply.
It seems that both of you had very bad experiences.
In my case the surgery went very well. The healing process is going perfectly, I haven't felt any pain, the foot is almost not swollen anymore and I can't wait to come back to walk.
For the rest, even if I'm prone to bunions (my grandmother... (24 replies)
... I agree with Chubstercat, high heels are not worth it. I too come from a family that grows bunions very well. I just had the right big toe joint fused in October. ... (24 replies)
... Just be thankful if you can walk without pain again. Those heels are nothing but trouble. Don't sacifice your health for looks. I wish I never would have worn pointly, high heeled shoes. But, I wanted to look sexy and here I am at age 49 going thru my second surgery (a fusion) on the same foot. Never do any type of surgery just for looks. Surgery is no guarantee and... (24 replies)
... Hi, thank you for your reply! How long before you went back to work?
I think this is great advice, thank you (40 replies)
... I had lapidus bunionectomy Aug 11, so just about 3 months ago, and I still get stiff toes. ... (40 replies)
... hmm... I have had two different procedures that what you had and did one foot at a time, so I can't say for sure, but I am 15 days post op from chevron bunion correction on right foot and am going back to work on Monday. I am walking "ok" in the boot, not too much swelling, minimal pain. I use one crutch to help get around but am walking fully on the foot (in the boot)
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