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In March 2010 I had bunion removed and at same time Dr. fixed the toe next to it, it was a hammertoe. Eight months later (Nov.) there appears a super hard lump on bottom of foot directly under second toe(ex-hammertoe) that feels like a bone. I went back to surgeon and he looks all surprised like he had never seen this before. He makes orthotics that don't help at all. I clean houses for a living. This is unacceptable. My back got all messed up because I was walking on this foot sideways because of this knot which felt like walking on a pebble. My chiropractor said it was scar tissue. Is there any treatment I can do for this ? I want the ball of my foot back to normal. This same surgeon had done surgery to remove bunion on other foot about 5 yrs. ago. It was great! I am very put off by his "duh, I don't know what this is" reaction.
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Michael D. Ebeling
Tampa, Florida 33624
Thanks for a most interesting website, which has helped a lot.
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....I have been told that it is not hard enough to be cut off. Please help, I am not sure what to do now! THANKS FOR A WONDERFUL AND VERY HELPFUL SITE!
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Mansfield Ctr, CT
First, I'd like to thank you for all the information that you provide on your website and the opportunity to write to you.
First, I want to let you know that you have the best web site I've found related to foot issues. (The only thing I had difficulty finding was the "ask a question" page.)
I received the orthotics Monday afternoon and began wearing them Tuesday. After two days I would say that I have noticed a huge improvement in the discomfort I have been experiencing. My foot feels better than it has in months.
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Pacific Grove, CA
I used to work for a podiatrist (front desk) back during summers in
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