... I had a bilateral bunionectomy about 7 weeks ago. ... (1 replies)
... Hi Beetroot sorry to hear about your problem. I to had a big toe that would not lie flat . Mine to was at the 6 week mark when i had the cast and bandages removed. With physio and exercise im sure like mine it will slowly go into its rightfull position.
Good Luck. (97 replies)
... Hi all,
I am 3 weeks post op from bilateral scarf bunionectomy, and my left foot has healed really well, but my right still looks a bit angry- it's lumpy and there are still dark patches where blood has pooled under the skin.....
can anyway relate to this at all? Should I be worried? Can anyone share any tips about wound care?
thanks in advance :wave: (17 replies)
... You had exactly what Pearl66 had, so she should be able to shed some lights on that for you. That sounds like an Akin issue which I didn't have. I only had bilateral Scarfs. Have you talked to your doctor about this? ... (97 replies)
Don't know if I should have started a new thread but I need some advice.
I am now 6 weeks post op, had bilateral Scarf/Akin procedure. Problem is the big toe on my left foot is pointing upwards, won't lie flat at all. I cannot get any shoe over it and I don't know what to do.
Has any one else experienced this or heard of this before?
Faith (beetroot) (97 replies)
... how long after the op were you trekking and swimming and sightseeing etc? ... (97 replies)
... I am 8 weeks post op yesterday! ... (97 replies)
... and the second toe with a pin. I also had a bilateral snip to my ligaments on both feet as well. ... (1 replies)
... Just got back from 2nd follow-up; everything is progressing nicely. I only have to wear my Frankies (what I call the hideous post op shoes) for another week then I can transition into athletic shoes!!! But, the best part of the appt. was being told I can shower/take a bath (my favorite) tomorrow. OMG, I'm super excited.
I apparently won't be doing PT, but he showed me what to... (6 replies)
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... I am day 13 post op from bilateral bunionectomy. I am WB but try to stay off of my feet as much as possible. So, I decided today will be a total body cleansing day. ... (6 replies)
... Hi, I've been on this site a lot trying to help me cope with my bilateral bunionectomy, and i feel i have to share my conerns. ... (4 replies)
... I will be post op 7 weeks tomorrow and getting into some other slip on shoes ... ... (64 replies)
... I am almost 6 weeks post op on my left foot chevron osteomy and hammertoe correction. I did go under general anaesthetic and had an over night stay in hospital. ... (64 replies)
... I had my surgery done in Feb, am now 6 weeks post op. ... (0 replies)
... Hi J Emma - I also have the large amount of space between these toes on both feet. I went to my first post-op (2 weeks) today. My doctor told me that this is an overcorrection. It is done intentionally in order to train the toes and to keep them from going too close together. My doctor said that the tendons have "memory" and if the toes are not overcorrected, there is a... (4 replies)
... won't chance wearing heels higher than 1" though. I do sequence ballroom dancing socially and I am going to try going back to it next week which will be 8 weeks post op. It doesn't feel anything like normal yet but it is getting there. Hope you get more and more excercising done to your benefit. ... (64 replies)
... Thanks Busy Bee! I'm now ten weeks post op and am still in my surgical shoes but I'll be in trainers within days : ) 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!
How are you getting on? And what shoes are you wearing if any? Think I'm... (64 replies)
... Hi there, Although My surgery was a scarf bunionectomy and hammer toe straightening I would think I probably experienced the usual post op procedure. You have to be very patient for 6 weeks until the bones heelwhilst elevating. ... (64 replies)
... Hey yep I am 12weeks post op. The physio made me walk around 12 hrs after my op. I was in agony and fainted. And then I got really sick for the next few days. ... (64 replies)