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... I don't know what "minimal" incision means, but I had double bunion surgery nearly 5 weeks ago and was walking immediately after surgery. ... (7 replies)
... bearing right away after surgery, but still have to spend several weeks with the foot elevated most of the time. ... (7 replies)
Surgery or not
Sep 20, 2012
... There is NO reason a person has to have surgery for bunions and hammertoes. See if you can find a good kiniseologist and he can adjust those feet of yours. I speak from experience. ... (1 replies)

... Also, should I get surgery now, or should I wait until they get ugly or painful? ... (16 replies)
... I have had several forefoot surgeries for bunions, hammertoes, and neuromas. ... (4 replies)
... If not and if you expect you will at some point, do it now! I had double bunionectomies after both my kids were born and needed a lot of help with them and with the house. ... (5 replies)
... Bunions and ALL hammertoes done three weeks apart on July 5 and July 26. I already had plans to leave for Mexico on November 9 and the podiatric surgeon said it would be fine as the rule of thumb seems to be three months from the last surgery and one is good to go. ... (6 replies)
... may 29th had surgery for bunions done on both feet...was up and walking on sides of my feet 11 days after surgery...casts on both feet and pins...pins to be removed on July 7th.... ... (5 replies)
... I walked out after my sugery with the aid of just a cane. ... (7 replies)
... n. I have not seen the dr. as yet, but have the information on the procedure and know they take xrays, use a shaving drill, and "you can go back to work the day after surgery" with no stitches and the incision just bandaged. It would be as far as I would go with all this at my age, but anxious to hear opinions. ... (5 replies)
... Does your foot look normal after surgery? ... (16 replies)
... Many people on this board, as well as a plastic surgeon I met, recommended Mederma for reducing scarring. ... (5 replies)
... I could NEVER have done what you're describing just a few days after surgery. ... (14 replies)
... it was definitely easier. The pain right after surgery was similar with swelling and all, but it was a much faster recovery. My doctor used removeable pins, but some may use screws. ... (12 replies)
... Thank you for the information! ... (7 replies)
... op appointment with my podiatric surgeon yesterday and as July 5, Surgery Day, draws closer, I am finding more things to obsess about. ... (5 replies)
... I have been in chronic pain for the last two years after surgery for mild bunions, arthritis and hammer toes. ... (14 replies)
... weeks. The doctor's office arranged for a medical supply company to deliver my wheelchair the day before surgery. ... (18 replies)
... I have those velcro shoes too. I didn't get a boot, but I know other people here have. The shoes are OK, but the velcro gets stuck on everything - bandage, bedspread, other shoe, etc. My pain med is darvocet. It's what I had after my c-section, which was the 1st time I had ever heard of it. It's acetominephyne (sp?) and something else. I like it b/c it gives me NO side... (7 replies)
Updates, anyone?
Sep 6, 2006
... Yes, where HAS Kim been? I've also been wondering. Kim, we miss you! Good to hear encouraging news from others though. I just did a twelve hour day on my feet today at work, and while I'm sure tired, my feet feel just fine. (After surgery for bunions & hammertoes three & a half months ago.) So I feel that, if I'm not back to 100%, I'm close enough to it that I'm claiming it.... (5 replies)

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