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... and run everyday for about 40mins but its getting the the point im struggling to run even 5mins with terrible foot pain in both feet. So I scheduled a Bilateral Chevron Osteotomy and im really nervous!! My appointment is September 27 and I will be spending the night in hospital. ... (0 replies)
... ence pain when I were "normal shoes", so I usually just wear sandals, even in the winter. I was wondering if I should have surgery, I have been reading about the chevron osteotomy and it seems like a good choice. Do you think I would be a good candidate for this surgery? ... (0 replies)
... Help! I had chevron osteotomies for bunions on both feet in January 2010. My right foot healed well, but I had a nonunion in the left. ... (0 replies)

... Hi, I was quoting from a blurb, but I think they meant cut, not break. To clear things up (or to further confuse) there are many kinds of osteotomies: sagittal Z osteotomy, dorsal wedge, modified Chevron osteotomy, Lapidus, Green-Watermann osteotomy. I have no idea what they involve and I can't bear to slog through the journals to find out. In my case, I had a variation... (23 replies)
... mine was a distal chevron osteotomy, and I am not sure what they did to the soft tissues. ... (1 replies)
... via chevron osteotomy with screw fixation on my right foot. My first metatarsal was cut just behind the first MTP joint. ... (0 replies)
... I had a chevron osteotomy for my left bunion nearly 9 weeks ago. ... (1 replies)
... pdxamw, you are doing everything right, but you should ice more often during the day and prop the foot more often, any time the foot is on the floor, it will swell... This too shall pass. Things take time and patients. I had my chevron osteotomy 8/22 on my left big toe, when the doctor said for me to put weight on my heal, I know my foot will not stand (no pun intended) for... (9 replies)
... condition. It may be on either side of the joint, a plain angle, a chevron or V style cut, etc. ... (1 replies)
... the doc said he would just have to move the metatarsal up. Did it hurt? What was your recovery like? (3 replies)
... There are different kinds of osteotomies....wedge, chevron, etc. All it is is an angling of the bone...cutting it at an angle. And I've had one on both big toe joints along with a cheilectomy (cleaning out of the chips and spurs in the joint) (3 replies)
Surgery notes.
Jun 6, 2011
... Surgery Notes II: The medial ankle was approached thru curvilinear incision about 3cm above the level of the plafond and the central aspect of the medial malleolus down to the tip of the mfedial malleolus & slightly curving anteriorly. The anterior & posterior aspect of the ankle joint were identified. The periosteum was incised in chevron fashion & then a Chevron Osteotomy... (14 replies)
... I had a chevron osteotomy and akin to my left foot in dec '10. i started running at week 7. i did start off slowly and built it up over the weeks. My recovery has been great. ... (64 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)
... I was given a nerve block that stopped working 8 hrs after my chevron osteotomy. ... (14 replies)
Aug 24, 2010
... You need to call your dr. and ask these questions. Or if you haven't had your pre-op yet, write them down and ask at that point. Unfortunately, it seems like there are a billion different procedures and every dr.'s protocol for the reovery phase is different. I had a Chevron osteotomy done a little over 2 years ago and was never non-weight bearing. I did need crutches the... (7 replies)
... ral procedures. My 2nd bunionectomy involved them doing a V cut on the distal portion of my bone...I was able to bear weight as tolerated immediately. It was a Chevron osteotomy. ... (6 replies)
... Just to give you a bit of history, a couple years ago, my ortho did a modified McBride on my left foot. Procedure was unsuccessful, so he followed up with a Chevron Osteotomy. Also unsuccessful. He has since referred me to an ortho who specializes in foot and ankle procedure. ... (1 replies)
... the Chevron Osteotomy with a very common complimentary procedure to further correct the big toes, the Akin procedure. ... (0 replies)
... I'm having mine bilateral chevron osteotomy on June 17. ... (18 replies)

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