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... I guess these are questions for the dr. I know mine gave me (actually sold me) orthodics before I even had my surgery. He assured me that they will not change after my surgery. They hold your heel in the proper position and help prevent pronation. They will not cure a bunion but I'm assuming (bad word) that they should help prevent recurrence (plus the surgery). Let me... (5 replies)
... but I'd only have had to have bunionectomies instead of those and hammertoe surgeries. Using orthodics and stretching my shoes helped, but I still had a high level of discomfort in almost all shoes except sneakers. ... (16 replies)
... ion surgery a month ago and its awful! So, until the pain is unbearable, do the best you can. DOn't wear tight fitting shoes at all, wear a toe seperator, wear orthodics and baby your foot!!!!! ... (2 replies)

... It has taken me almost 45 years!!! to be rid of the ugly, painful bunions and I really don't want to go through this again. Both surgeries were a success I really haven't much to complain. I am so thrilled! ... (11 replies)
... strong. It has been hard work, but well worth it. Had I known years ago what I know now about flat feet and bunions, I never would have let a surgeon remove my bunions because those can be corrected with exercises. ... (4 replies)
... nd legs all work in unison. People may disagree with me about orthotics, but believe me, I know what I am talking about and had I known years ago, when I had my bunions removed, I never would have done it. ... (7 replies)
Hallux Limitus
Jul 30, 2013
... Does anyone have any recommendations for footwear or orthodics that I can purchase myself? ... (9 replies)
... I have had a lot of foot problems growing up. I am 20 now, and over the years I have suffered from bunions, hammer toes, flat feet, and over-pronation. I started wearing orthodics when I was five, but when I younger my bunions were the main cause of most of my pain, and as soon as my growth plates closed when I was 14 I had a bunionectomy on my left foot, and had it done to my... (9 replies)
Bunion surgery
May 22, 2009
... Hi. I am hopeful some people can send us in the right direction. My 22 year old daughter has bunions on both feet which are becoming painful. She just graduated from college and feels this is probably a great time to get them fixed. ... (2 replies)
... foot hurts more than ever. It's extremely heavy and awkward to walk in. I would appreciate any opinions on tailor's bunions and their treatment. Does the bone shaving really work? ... (5 replies)
... My feet looked pretty normal just a few weeks after the surgery, but I could tell there was still swelling when I tried to fit them into certain shoes. :) I can't remember the exact timing, but I had my surgery in mid-May and I do know that by the end of August I was teaching full time, on my feet a lot and wearing all of my pre-surgery footwear. I didn't have any... (12 replies)
... My bunions were caused by a structural defect in my feet. My arches are very high. ... (15 replies)
... After 27 years of bunions I am finishing my research to move forward with surgery. Mine are severe, IM angles 19 and 20 degrees, though I am young 37 y.o. and very very active. ... (0 replies)
... It sounds like it is a neuroma, which is a tumor that is developing along the nerve pathway. I had one removed that was caused by bunions but it can be caused by other things as well. If it is a neuroma, it will never go away, usually the pain gets worse until surgery is needed. ... (1 replies)
... and had been bothering me for much longer than the bunions. It was not constant and I coped with it by using orthodics which took the pressure off of the balls of the feet. ... (14 replies)
... I also believe expensive shoes do help a great deal with protecting your feet and I have always worn shoes that were wide and comfortable. I caught my bunions because I used to do ballet when I was younger. ... (240 replies)
... You may not need to wear custom orthodics, at least not all the time. I am a great believer in orthodics, but there are some pretty good ones that you can get over-the-counter that will fit in most shoes, including many dress shoes. I usually wear them when I am doing a lot of walking or am going to be standing for a long time. However, I have no trouble doing without them... (240 replies)
... Not that I know of, but the right orthodics might help any discomfort or pain that you feel. My doctor says the tendancy toward bunions is hereditary. Wide shoes probably won't stop bunions from developing, but they will at least not aggravate them and you will be more comfortable. ... (3 replies)
... hi friend, do the surgery before you try to get pregnant. dont worry about the bunions coming back. be smart about your feet and wear the correct shoes and orthodics. hope you have news soon! ... (11 replies)
... I'd had my bunions for decades, including years of teaching, during which time I had to use orthodics and be very careful with shoe choices. ... (11 replies)

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