... My swelling is decreasing rapidly now which is fantastic. Just in the past few days I've noticed a difference and I'm walking everyday now to get exercise. It's very exciting! ... (64 replies)
... Hi there, I'm 29, actually 30 in another 19 days!! So I'll be celebrating in blue velcros shoes in my flat lol. I'm just eleven days post op so far, early days : ) Going to see the surgeon's team on Friday for a wound check and maybe have stitches out.
Was it an orthopedic foot and ankle surgeon that did yours or was it a podiatrist?
DD, how about you - was it... (64 replies)
... rays. They gave me the velcro type sandals..with a thick base and straps. They are not great for walking in but they do accommodate all the bandaging and swelling that occurs. ... (64 replies)
... hey Jane! that is such great news for you- (even if your news is a little old) sorry about that!!Where are you at now??
I'm still getting pain in my right toe after about 5 minutes of walking (which worries me a little) but I have to keep remembering that I have to wait 12 months (post op) before I am feeling 100%..guess I still have 6 and a bit months left..... right now I... (18 replies)
... Hi all!
I have read all of the posts on this thread and thought I would put in my 2 cents worth as well. I have had multiple forefoot surgeries myself. I started out with bilateral bunions and one hammertoe and probably should have only needed to go to the operating room twice but because of some lousy surgeons, I recently went to the operating for the 6th time for these poor... (19 replies)
... op bilateral bunionectomy. ... (2 replies)
... Hi cards5fan, sounds like you had some sort of bunionectomy with akin. Our scenario is slightly different, as I only had the bunionectomy without correcting the big toes. ... (18 replies)
... I had bilateral bunion surgery six weeks ago. My left bunion was alot worse than my right. Post surgery my left toe is very straight. However on right toe have notices that my big toe is rubbing against my middle toe and slightly curved. ... (8 replies)
... with the crutches. I haven't tried walking without them and am limiting anything to moving from the bed to the couch to the bathroom. ... (149 replies)
... f for sleeping. Yay!! LOL! The small things mean so much these days! I've been using crutches and a walker and I'm ready to get rid of both of them. Are you walking on your foot already? ... (6 replies)
... It sure is surprising to be walking out on the day on your surgery, but hey you did it! ... (18 replies)
... Thank you soo much for your reply! - my surgery is Tuesday and I don't even know what time I should arrive for 11:30 procedure - I'm giving til Monday morning to call me with info. Isn't that a bit . . . unusual? (14 replies)
... I am two weeks post a bilateral Austin bunionectomy. ... (14 replies)
... et sharp pains on my toe. The side of my foot didn't hurt that much were the stitches were til later. I am still have some cramps in my foot and I think it is to walking some. I mean on my heel that is. My doctor still is not letting me do alot. No showers or cooking yet. I still have the pin and my foot is bandagded. ... (9 replies)
... op instructions said "can bear weight as tolerable," which seems different from what I read others have been advised. I have been walking on my heels to get to the bathroom and it's not too terrible at all. I've also been on my pain meds all along, so I'm sure that helps. ... (7 replies)
... I can't remember who suggested it, but "Thank You". I've been wearing the boots instead of Velcro shoes since my bilateral bunionectomy six days ago. I can't imagine wearing the Velcro shoes. The boots give me so much more stability than the shoes would. ... (5 replies)
... op tomorrow. I am trying not to limp. One Dr. online even suggested walking backwards to prevent a limp when walking forwards...it trains you to walk properly. ... (8 replies)
... cs worked very well for a couple of years, but then the pain started recurring. Eventually I developed pain on the medial side of one ankle and the diagnosis of bilateral PTTD was made. The ankle pain abated after 5 months of Arizona braces, but the foot pain remained, so I decided to go ahead with surgery. ... (149 replies)
... op bilateral bunionectomy, bilateral excision Morton's neuroma and bilateral gastroc recession. I was quizzing my doctor in the recovery room immediately following surgery about my return to exercise. ... (7 replies)
... You are now 14 weeks post op. Just wondering how are your feet? ... (15 replies)