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How Do They Fix Hammer Toes And How Long Must I Be Off My Feet Afterwards
Hammer toe: This depends on the severity and flexibility of the hammertoe and any other joint contractures. Examples include: simple transecting of a tendon on the underside of the toe, cutting of bone to resect a portion of the contracted joint to reduce the deformity with possible creation of a surgical fusion. Other procedures or fixation may be needed. Time off feet depends on what procedures are done. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
I am a type one diabetic (complication free) with worsening hammer toes. Would it become a major problem if i had neurothapy in my feet?
I had a hammer toe on both my feet. I had surgery 6 yrs ago. Recently my right foot started to hurt again, what can I do?
1 day to 4 weeks: After neuroma surgery you can walk immediately as well as with hammertoe procedures. The rate limiting surgery is the bunionectomy. After some procedures it is ok to put weight immediately on the foot in a postop shoe or a walking brace (usually a soft tissue procedure) other types where the bone is cut or fused and held in place with screws/plate may have no weight for 4-8 weeks. Ask your surgeon. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
My feet burn off and on for 2 months now and my left big toe has been numb long what can cause this?
For as long as I can remember I've had theese lumps on my feet there quite soft and the one on the side has a vein over it, they don't cause me pain (not that I know off) only one is hard, and the soft one moves when I move my toes. I do get pins and nee
Reassurance : This is good that you do not have any pain or any restrictions on movements of your feet . It' means that All this lumps around your bones are normal. Be well and happy. ...Read more
Not complicated: Surgery is not complicated, however, it does require a period of immobilization after surgery pending on the type of procedure chosen by your surgeon. It takes at least 6 weeks to recover and i usually tell my patients that expect to be in regular shoes by 3 months after surgery. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
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