I know exactly what you mean. I went to numerous doctors for about 7 years before finding one who would do the surgery. Most of the doctors would tell me to put up with the pain, get a different job or would just tell me not to let anyone "cut up my feet". You can always tell the ones who have no idea what the pain is like by their answer. When I started seeing my present doctor about a year ago, of course he wanted to try cortisone injections first, but stated that he would do the surgery if necessary. By the way he is an orthopedic surgeon.
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