foot surgery

  • baldone

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    Jan 11, 2010 12:23 AM GMT
    so just a question..have some incredible pain in right foot and starting in left foot...will need to have surgery on both feet for bunyons..anyone ever have to have it done and how painful is it......sometimes pain in right foot is excrutiating
  • RSportsguy

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    Jan 11, 2010 1:40 AM GMT
    I never had bunion surgery, but I have broken each foot (not at the same time--thank God) and had many many many ankle sprains! I wish you the best and a quick recovery! I am sure you will be dancing in no time!!
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    Jan 11, 2010 1:44 AM GMT
    I haven’t had the surgery; would imagine it is like any, you’ll fall asleep in pre-op and wake up in post.
    My mother had it and wished she had done it sooner, as most people say the same.
    A month later you’ll forget you ever had pain.
    Good luck…
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    Jan 11, 2010 1:52 AM GMT
    From what i know there has been great advancement in different types of bunionectomy procedures. The best thing is to talk with your doctor about expectations and what other patients have gone through. Ask about what type of hardware if any will be used, and your activity limitations post op.

    I know the expectations and the actual post op recovery has greatly changed over the past decade. If you ask someone who had a bunion fixed 10 years ago they may tell you it was the worst thing ever, compared that to someone now a days who may have a newly revised procedure and was able to deal well with the post op.

    Best thing you can do is go to see ur doctor with a list of questions already compiled.