Posted by Kathy Claytor
on October 01, 2000 at 15:31:31:
In Reply to: Bunion surgery on both feet posted by Diane on October 01, 2000 at 02:23:48:
I have had bunionectomies and osteotomies. The osteotomy is where they break the foot
bone. If you are having osteotomies, you will probably regret having them at the same
time. If you are just having bunionectomies without any bone breaking, it might not be so
bad. I am not sure, as all my surgeries involved breaking bones.
: I will be having bunion surgery in 2 weeks and have elected to have both feet done at one time. I've been putting it
: off for years and now just want to get it over with all at once. What is your view on this? Sounds like I will be
: somewhat incapacitated having both done at one time and in some kind of surgical boots 24 hrs a day. Forgot to
: ask if I can take them off to bathe. Am I making a big mistake doing two at once?? Also I live alone but will have
: some help part of the day. Thanks for your input!