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I got hallux valgus hammer toe correction surgery. How long is the road to recovery?

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In brief: Ask surgeon

This should have been all spelled out for you before the procedure.
There are also different procedures that take different amounts of time to heal.

In brief: Ask surgeon

This should have been all spelled out for you before the procedure.
There are also different procedures that take different amounts of time to heal.
Dr Stuart Plotkin
Dr Stuart Plotkin
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Dr Payam Rafat
Podiatry
1 doctor agrees

In brief: It depends...

Usually 4-8 weeks but it depends on the type of procedure performed and on the individual that it was performed on.
Each person has a different healing potential depending on age and overall health.

In brief: It depends...

Usually 4-8 weeks but it depends on the type of procedure performed and on the individual that it was performed on.
Each person has a different healing potential depending on age and overall health.
Dr Payam Rafat
Dr Payam Rafat
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Dr Thomas Inwood
Podiatry
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In brief: Surgery

This not only should have been explained before the surgery , but you should have asked that question.
It cannot be answered here as we don't know what was done , how involved, pins , screws , etc.

In brief: Surgery

This not only should have been explained before the surgery , but you should have asked that question.
It cannot be answered here as we don't know what was done , how involved, pins , screws , etc.
Dr Thomas Inwood
Dr Thomas Inwood
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Dr Eric Silvers
Podiatry

In brief: Depends

on the procedure.
You can heal in as little as 4 weeks or as long as 12 weeks. It could be longer if you have complications. Most of our patients do very well and the average healing time is around 6 weeks.

In brief: Depends

on the procedure.
You can heal in as little as 4 weeks or as long as 12 weeks. It could be longer if you have complications. Most of our patients do very well and the average healing time is around 6 weeks.
Dr Eric Silvers
Dr Eric Silvers
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