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toe exercises after bunion surgery

A female asked:
Dr. Jason Armstrong
23 years experience Podiatry
Bunion and hammertoe: yes. But it depends on how bad the deformity is. In some mild or simple cases of bunions and hammertoes an orthotic in the shoes can help realign the ... Read More
Dr. Bradly Shollenberger
36 years experience Podiatry
No: In 30 years of practice, I have never seen a bunion corrected by orthotics, splinting or other external devices. Certainly, improving the biomechanics ... Read More
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A female asked:
Dr. David Hettinger
36 years experience Podiatry
You should....: You can reasonably expect to walk normally after bunion surgery. Don't rush things and listen to the post-op instructions given by your surgeon.
Dr. Bradly Shollenberger
36 years experience Podiatry
Better: Part of the problem with a bunion is it affects the mechanics of the foot. Over time, this causes other issues with the foot. Straightening the great ... Read More
Dr. Payam Rafat
22 years experience Podiatry
Healing times vary: The healing rates can vary depending on the individual and on the exact type of procedure performed. There are different types of bunionectomies for ... Read More
A 62-year-old female asked:
Dr. David Mai
Dr. David Mai answered
15 years experience Podiatry
Multiple causes ...: What type of bunion surgery was performed? During surgery, the nerve could have been inadvertently damaged causing the numbness. Losing balance coul ... Read More
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Dr. Dale Vancil
37 years experience Podiatry
Permanent: Since it's been two years, i would suggest your observation is permanent. Were both bunions done because it sounds like your observation is going on ... Read More
A 62-year-old male asked:
Dr. Gregory Alvarez
32 years experience Orthopedic Foot and Ankle Surgery
Surgical repair: My usual tendency would be to surgically repair verses amputation. in very severe cases I will recommend amputation, but this is very rare. With ampu ... Read More
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A 25-year-old female asked:
Dr. Amandeep Kaur
10 years experience Family Medicine
Likely: Being in a good health always helps to heal faster. Good luck.
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A 29-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ahmad M Hadied
49 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
Tailer bunion: This what they call tailor bunion, if it bother you the surgery will help.
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A 33-year-old member asked:
Dr. Frank Kase
45 years experience Podiatry
Yes: Throbbing after bunion surgery is associated with swelling and inflammation, comonly seen after any foot surgery. The best remedy is to elevate the f ... Read More
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A 55-year-old female asked:
Dr. David Earle
31 years experience General Surgery
Previous surgery?: Pain from an operation can come and go for years, and is normal. As long as it is not too severe, or limit your activity, it doesn't sound like cause ... Read More
A 46-year-old female asked:
Dr. Mak Yousefpour
18 years experience Podiatry
Yes: Although it has been over 2 months since you have done your bunion surgery it is not uncommon to have pain in the toe for a while longer. Depending on ... Read More
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A 70-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jeffrey Kass
28 years experience Podiatry
You can try : Having it drained by a doctor the cyst) they do have a propensity to come back as they usually arise from a tendon sheath or the joint and open surger ... Read More

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