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Second opinion
May 9, 2008
... I've been walking my regular exercise routine regardless of pain. I need to walk to maintain the health of my back... ... (10 replies)
... I can't even remember a time when I didn't see bunions so it was really strange. Almost like they weren't my feet. ... (42 replies)
... The adductor hallucis tendon is usually cut in almost all bunion surgeries where the great toe is "leaning" laterally. A lot of doctors don't even mention this step as it is just part of the procedure. This muscle doesn't do anything in the foot (same muscle in the hand that pulls your thumb towards your hand) as we don't use the great toe to grab on to things anymore. This... (24 replies)

... foot cramps when I exercise, sensation of a nerve being pinched in my lower back when walking sometimes, and the list goes on. ... (10 replies)
... Hi Tootsie, I had the lapidus surgery in my right foot in June 2007. I can answer any questions you may have about this procedure. You are correct in that a cut is made in the bones closer to the ankle and two pins are inserted down from the top of the foot. There is about a four inch incision on the top of the foot going from the big toe to near the ankle. A cut here... (19 replies)
Left or right??
Apr 13, 2008
... Mine bow as well as do my brothers and my mom's worst bunion was on her left foot. The docs say that bunions are hereditary and has to do with pattern of walking.. ... (25 replies)
... eling "bony." Very true. I had no idea but you actually lose the padding under your big toe from the surgery. Didn't know that going in. You don't want to be walking on concrete in other words! ouch! ... (7 replies)
... I remember saying that it was zippy! If I had someone walking next to me, I had to make it go slowly or the person would have to jog to keep up. ... (13 replies)
... I am scheduled to have both feet done at the same time and I am happy to read some good replies. My doctor does not feel my bunions are real bad and he feels it will be okay and he says I should be off for four weeks, since I do not do alot of walking. ... (11 replies)
... did TONS of research. Talked to about a dozen people who had had it done...either one foot at a time or both at the same time. All had good outcomes. All were walking in shoes by 5 weeks. One person I knew had both done at the same time and was up walking by the fourth week. ... (28 replies)
... bearing for two weeks, after which I started walking more and more. ... (4 replies)
... hese forums, you should definitely be on crutches for 6 weeks to allow the bone to fuse back together and heal properly. This seems very shady that you would be walking immediately after, unless the Doctor told you the wrong name of the procedure by accident. ... (2 replies)
... I started bearing weight (in addition to going to the bathroom, which I did from the beginning) and bending my big toes at two weeks post-surgery, pushing back and forth as far as it seemed natural to go. It was scary just because of the IDEA, but I had watched my doctor do it and he seemed quite confident about it. By eight weeks I was able to function pretty normally,... (7 replies)
... which causes me to walk on the outer edges of my feet and strike the floor on walking with the back outer edges of my heels resulting in pressure bumps on my heels , taylors bunions and shin splints . ... (0 replies)
... counter orthodics or wear supportive shoes like Danskos when I'll be on my feet or walking a lot, but I can wear many kinds of shoes that I hadn't been able to wear for years. I'm 58 and like to be active. ... (14 replies)
... you will need to learn how to walk again and build up the atrophied muscle tissue and that will take more than two weeks. Most people are in the walking shoe for 3 to 4 weeks. ... (6 replies)
Bunion Surgery
Jan 15, 2008
... I have a very similar situation to yours. I am 24 and have had bunions my whole life due to genetics and dancing. I've always hated my feet and I finally went to a podiatrist last year. ... (11 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)
... Hi, All of your posts are really helpful. I am a dancer, a salsa dancer , meaning I dance in heels and it is essential sometimes to performance. Some dancers have bunions and others do not, which leads me to believe what most podiatrists say--bunions are not caused by heels, but exacerbated by heels, with the origin of the bunion coming from faulty mechanics of the foot.... (240 replies)
... 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 when I want to. ... (240 replies)

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