... almost 5 weeks ago. I was able to walk out of the hospital after the surgery with a walker. I probably didn't even need the walker, but felt more sure using it than not. ... (19 replies)
... hobble after them. ... (2 replies)
... The first four days out of surgery were not terrible. Not so much painful as a feeling of a lot of pressure and a throbbing. ... (2 replies)
... using the Scarf Akin procedure. I have read so many stories that put fear into me while I was waiting for my surgery that I thought I would post what, to date, has been a positive experience. ... (2 replies)
... mostly for added support. At the beginning of the day, after a night of sleep I find my feet are less painful. ... (10 replies)
... My chevron bunion surgery was May 28th and I had the exact same thing as you describe. The first five days were bad, pain, tingling, weird painful muscle spasms. ... (3 replies)
... an osteotomy with a screw to hold the bone together. I've been in a surgical shoe the entire time, and was able to walk out after the surgery with a cane. ... (7 replies)
... happy things are going well so far. when the pain comes it is going to be pretty painful. not trying to scare u but telling u to take your meds b4 the pain hits. do not wait til it hurts.
No matter what, do not get up on that foot unless u need to go to the bathroom. i got on mine too soon and paid dearly for it.
ice it as much as u can. he told me 20min out of an hour but... (11 replies)
... temporary pins. My doctor said I could put weight on the heel for balance, but was very clear I shouldn't be doing anything but getting up to eat and go to the bathroom the first week. I put weight on my foot too often after the stitches were removed, and had the most excruciating pain. ... (7 replies)
... in my bone to realign my toe two screws or pins and a plate where they cut and a staple in my toe. I stayed off my foot for the first 4 days except to go to the bathroom and then after that walked minimally for another week in the surg shoe that has no front to walk on so weight is on the back of the foot and the arch. ... (2 replies)
... I was also able to walk immediately after an Austin bilateral procedure. ... (19 replies)
... s Day was the weekend after my surgery and I told my extended family members that they were welcome to go out without me, but instead they all came to our home with a potluck dinner. ... (17 replies)
... Unfortunately there isn't much exercise you can do right after surgery. If you have to use crutches though, you may lose weight because crutches are actually a pretty good workout. ... (11 replies)
... Well, next week is my wonderful double bunion surgery. ... (3 replies)
... I recently had bunion surgery, and I need to stay off my feet. ... (8 replies)
... weeks ago. My doctor told me he was going to numb my foot with novacaine after the surgery so I could get 8 hours of relief and then I should start the meds. ... (18 replies)
... I just had my own bunion surgery the day before yesterday. ... (16 replies)
... Thanks so much, everyone, for your replies! I had hysterectomy surgery in June and recovered so amazingly fast. I am actually more afraid of this bunion surgery, as I know that it is a slow healing process. I also have Raynaud's, which makes recovery of the toes even more difficult. ... (17 replies)
... Hi Great!!! Thanks!!
That does not sound so bad... So about a week recovery...
CJ.. (15 replies)
... My surgery history is long. In October 2001, I had bilateral bunion surgery performed by a podiatrist. The bunions came back within a year. ... (15 replies)