... I had a bilateral bunionectomy and it worked out well for me. Are you allowed to be weight bearing at all? ... (13 replies)
... thankyou, i have my pre op for right foot in 2 weeks. Hope they dont give me a date too soon as ive just got back in the gym and loving it!
Remember to do your stretching exercises as this will help your feet stay supple.
happy healing!!:) (64 replies)
... The foot is healing slowly but surely .... feel far more confident about it now. The only shoes I can fit into are my crocs .... ... (64 replies)
... I just had a bilateral bunionectomy last week. As far as I know, on average it takes 6 weeks for the bone to heal. So sorry you're having problems..... This whole process is new to me.... ... (6 replies)
... hehe im certainly no dancer....done a form of indian dancing wen I was younger but thats about it! shooting pains are pretty normal...they will go away with time. Itchy feet is also pretty normal(actually a good thing) prob means the scar is healing. just went to the dentists..I seem to be grinding my teeth at night...probably due to the stress of this blooming operation! (64 replies)
... I noticed last night when I was itchy and scratched that my nerves in my foot were tingling. I think it must be the nerves also healing from the surgery. I also notice my toes twitch sometimes. Feels like you don't have control over your own body lol. ... (64 replies)
... Hi there...good to hear some more positive feedback. I am still doing well although I think I may have overdone it yesterday on my feet so today I spent all day on the couch with my feet up. Even having "overdone" it, I still can't complain. I had some discomfort when going to bed last night my feet felt swollen and were tinging some with pain. I took a Percocet and... (64 replies)
... I was told by my physio that it was best to limit time on my feet to the absolute minimum as any swelling whatsoever slows down the healing process and can lead to prolonged swelling much later down the line. ... (64 replies)
... Hi everyone. I'm getting a little worried. On July 2nd, I had a bilateral bunionectomy. ... (0 replies)
... Hi Jill, it is good to see you here and to see that you are healing well. My foot still swells a bit by the end of the day, but it feels good. ... (18 replies)
... My feet are healing nicely. ... (18 replies)
... I was feeling pretty normal by 12 weeks. I remember being on a family vacation around that point and going for a two mile walk with my sister. (I think I was walking a bit slower than normal, however.) I started a new teaching job 14 weeks after the surgery and felt totally fine by then. I had to be on my feet and up & down stairs a lot. I did wear supportive shoes for that.... (13 replies)
That's great. Never heard of it. Your surgery sounds like mine - I have a screw to straighten the toe as well. Then also have a pin in the next toe to correct the hammertoe, which will be removed. And then he stretched the ligament on back of my leg as well - all part of the biomechanical problems that led to the bunion, etc in the first place.
So what is the... (8 replies)
... Wow, both feet! Your surgery was same day as mine. I had right bunion done along with a hammertoe next to it and stretching of ligament on back of right leg. I am doing well, but finding the immobility much harder than I thought. I find the crutches and walker hard to use because they hurt. You must have more upper body strength. Did you go back to work? I went back... (8 replies)
... me worse days after a string of good days. I think sometimes it comes from feeling better for awhile and then pushing yourself harder for a day and sometimes the healing process itself causes pain. ... (19 replies)
... is talking about with feeling worse after she had been feeling better! I have had those days too! The nurse at the drs office said that it is just part of the healing process. Lovely thought isn't it!!!? ... (19 replies)
... two option due to my hypermobility either a lapidus or a chevron plus the tighrope to keep my toe from drifting later. He said the chevron would be much quicker healing as I would be able to put weight on my heels and that I could do both at once if I wanted too but he would not do a double lapidus. Insight anyone? ... (0 replies)
... so Tuesday will be 4 weeks for us. I feel really, really good. This foot seems to be healing a lot faster than the first one, except that I have a huge scab on the top of my foot that rubs on the boot. ... (6 replies)
... Oh...my bilateral bunionectomies was on June 3rd, 2009. So you are about 2 weeks behind me. ... (35 replies)
... op bilateral bunionectomy. I've done my best not to pick at the scabs and allow for natural healing. ... (4 replies)