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... HI Folks! I have posted here earlier and have been waiting to see another ortho for a third opinion. Yep Third. I am so cautious this time and really scared about having foot surgery again. This orthopaedist is fellowship trained and has been in practice for 20 years. He has great credientals. ... (0 replies)
... I had the Lapidus procedure done on June 27 '05. ... (10 replies)
... I am scheduled for a Lapidus procedure and the removal of Morton's neuroma the day after Thanksgiving. it is on my right foot. I will have a titanium pin in my toe for 6 months. ... (0 replies)

Lapidus Procedure?
Oct 19, 2004
... I had bone taken from my hip this time and a plate and 2 screws put in my foot. I had the plastercast removed after 2 wks and am now wearing a removable cast with velcro fasteners so I can bathe. ... (6 replies)
... I did not have the Lapidus procedure but I did have a very similar procedure called a base wedge osteotomy. The recovery period is pretty much the same as the recovery period of a Lapidus procedure. ... (6 replies)
Lapidus Procedure?
Oct 21, 2004
... metarsal joint, and my orthopedic surgeon recommended a procedure that I now know was a modified Lapidus, with removal of the spur and fusion of that joint with two screws. I had the surgery on September 23. ... (6 replies)
Lapidus procedure
Jul 30, 2010
... I was totally off my feet for the first week after surgery, restricted to only get up to go to the bathroom. I had an equalizer walking boot and crutches. ... (19 replies)
... Well I had the surgery 6 days ago. I am pretty much off of pain meds except for one before I go to bed. It wasn't that bad. I had a little bit of nausea after anethesia, but not bad. ... (19 replies)
... friend's college aged daughter to "babysit" me when there is no one home. My "babysitter is great because she can drive me to the grocery store to take pressure off of my husband. ... (2 replies)
... this fall. The lapidus procedure comes with 6 weeks off your feet. What can I do to prepare for this? ... (8 replies)
... nd suffering, medical expenses and lost wages. However, you have to actually file a claim against this doctor. You don't necessarily have to file a lawsuit right off the bat, but you can request your records from the guy and make a claim with his liability insurance carrier. ... (8 replies)
... ght on the foot at all. It is my understanding from my doctor and the literature that it is best to keep the foot elevated as much as possible and to keep weight off it so that it fuses properly around the screws. ... (149 replies)
... Everyone is different. I waited 6 weeks. I have a commute to work in NYC and have a long distance to walk, even with cabs. ... (16 replies)
... 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. ... (40 replies)
... nt want to even consider doing any reconstruction yet...and even if he did, he'd do the gastroc recession. We decided it was better to start with a less invasive procedure that may relieve the pain, then to start messing with bones and such. ... (23 replies)
... shoe so they don't fall off your good foot. ... (10 replies)
... more weeks. She likes that you can take them off and she believes strongly in starting PT at the 2 week. ... (21 replies)
Flat Feet Surgery
Mar 30, 2007
... hing and feels really tired out to the extent that i dread getting up on my feet again. When you a working, you a focused on getting the job done and you have no time to bother the pain. Its at the end of the day when everything's finished, the pain settles in. ... (3 replies)


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