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Saddle bone deformity question

Discussion in 'Ask your questions here' started by Rissa, Dec 31, 2017.

  1. Rissa

    Rissa New Member

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    As I have been scouring the webs, I believe I have discovered my foot problem. I have a painful bone jutting up at the top of both feet, not noticeable by sight but definitely by touch. Any shoes that are tight across the top of my foot cause serious nerve pain. Just started noticing it in the last year or two. 1. Does this sound like saddle bone deformity?
    And 2. Is it worth getting surgery or is it just something to resign myself to dealing with for the rest of my life? I am only 32 so just wondering what others have experienced with surgery. Does it solve the problem or not?
  2. Craig Payne

    Craig Payne Super Moderator

    Probably a dorsal metatarsal-cuneiform exostosis
    1. Surgery
    2. 'donut' pad under the tongue of shoe
  3. mattmeaux

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  4. mattmeaux

    mattmeaux Guest

    Just had bilateral saddlebone deformity surgery......still not 24 hours post op yet. Had a difficult nights sleep and some pain which prevented a good nights sleep. Hoping for a speedy recovery. Doctor says 4 weeks. RICE -- Rest, Ice, Compress, Elevate!!!
  5. ....been 10 days now. No pain. Walking around more. Still elevate mostly. Dr. Zolfaghari hopes to have me in a sneaker at 3-4 weeks -- me too!
  6. Clark22

    Clark22 Guest

    Hello, I have the saddle bone deformity on the top of both of my feet. I am 29 years old and have been very limited by the pain from the deformities for almost 2 years. I can only wear sneakers with orthodics, and no pressure on the tops of my feet. I have tried cortisone shots, orthodics, RICE etc and have had no improvement so I am assuming I need surgery for any relief. I am wondering how long you needed before you were able to go back to work, walk, drive, wear a sneaker, exercise again, etc? Thank you for any info/advice you can offer!!
  7. Courtney85

    Courtney85 Guest

    I am a professional dancer and dance teacher. I had my surgery on July 16, 2016, and was back teaching the August 5, 2016. The 5 days after surgery were absolutely awful. Lots of pain, swelling, couldn’t walk. It was miserable. But, 4 years later I am still pain free. Best decision I made. Before surgery, I couldn’t wear a shoe. The pressure was too much on the top of my foot. I tried everything before we opted for surgery.

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