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... went...but I must say I have been pleasantly surprised. I'm anxious to see how my feet will be after I am healed. I'm sure I will have ups and downs during my recovery but I wanted to give some hope to others whom are considering undergoing the same procedure. ... (64 replies)
... l it. I am able get around easily with crutches by putting my weight on my heels and sides of my feet. I just wanted to post here describing my experience with a bilateral bunionectomy, although not all bunion surgerys are the same or recovery the same. So far it hasn't been as bad as expected. ... (8 replies)
... Hi all. I'm now almost 24 hours post-op from my second bilateral bunionectomy (osteotomies on both feet). My first surgery was in January of '04 with an orthopod and it failed completely. Within 6 months I could see my toes moving back again and then pain returned as well. My doc had no explanation and he did an osteotomy with pins. By the way he was an orthopod with a... (7 replies)

... n killers really do the trick so that's not too terrible. I did both feet at once to get it over with and because I didn't want to have to go through surgery and recovery two times. Just didn't want to be laid up twice. I'm very glad that in another two months the worst will be behind me and my feet will be almost done. ... (4 replies)
... one. Please read previous threads starting about January, very good info as you can see the experiences as the weeks past during everyones post op period. For me bilateral was the right choice, however it is NOT for everyone. ... (6 replies)
... Because your recovery is so much easier. ... (7 replies)
... I had my bunionectomy on july 11 and i will tell you the the first 2 weeks do nothing but elevate your feet and ice it. ... (6 replies)
... Hi! I had a bilateral bunionectomy on Thursday, Jan 17th. I can't believe how smooth everything went. I did not feel any pain the first day. ... (18 replies)
... To be honest, I wasn't prepared for the slow recovery time. ... (19 replies)
... Hello all I've been following most of the bunionectomy threads for advice and it's been really helpful, am wondering if anyone can help with my little problem (worry!!) I had my surgery done in Feb, am now 6 weeks post op. I wasn't in plaster casts but able to be mobile by wearing surgical shoes which are specifically designed to keep your toes pointing directly upwards and... (0 replies)
... Thank you for your reply. Did you have to wear your shoes to bed and how soon could you shower? I do have 2 shower boots that i think will fit over the shoes. I have so many questions...were you able to tolerate any weight immediately after surgery? Being that i broke my ankle last august (7 screws and a plate which were removed in Feb) i am concerned about walking. Good luck... (6 replies)
... I had a bilateral bunionectomy last year. ... (6 replies)
... I'm thinking about having a bilateral bunionectomy in Jan, 08 and I have a ton of questions. It certainly sounds like a long recovery process and it scares me. Of course, I realize that everyone is different. I am such an active person and I do not look forward to the inactivity at all. ... (6 replies)
... I had bilateral bunionectomy also. ... (13 replies)
... I am thinking about doing that. why have to go thru recovery twice? ... (7 replies)
... c I had a double bunionectomy performed 2 weeks ago. ... (4 replies)
... hope your recovery is going well. ... (64 replies)
... Obviously you have one working foot to rely on but elevation really is key to recovery in the first stages. By keeping the foot up you reduce swelling which increases the rate of recovery. I'd really say take four weeks off. ... (64 replies)
... You know doctors quote these recovery periods that amaze me. Mine told me last year the recovery period was 8 weeks. Fat chance. I decided in his orthopaedic mind, the bone was healed and I was done. ... (19 replies)
... Hi Alli, You're going to be fine. It's not horrendous, really. Not the easiest thing, but it's not horrendous so try not to worry too much. Bear in mind that when the three of us were writing initially we were in the earlier days of recovery. The absolute worst thing that I found about the surgery was the anxiety that comes with it and with the recovery. I think that... (64 replies)


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