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... Oh gosh I'm trying to remember!! I would give it 10 days before u start putting ur weight on it but I was told to let pain be ur guide! Hope that helps?!don't forget to do exercises, keep up fluids, elevate & relax!!! Any other questions just ask!! (40 replies)
... Hi Aimski, Well I went ahead with the surgery and am now 6 days post op. I was just wondering when you started putting weight on the balls of your feet? I'm just resting my feet with minimal walking at the mo, it's getting very tiring though! Thanks, P (40 replies)
... Hi Aimski, Thanks for your reply! It's helped a lot. There are so many horror stories about people's surgery which didn't turn out as planned and that was freaking me out. Reading your story has given me hope. I guess everyone is different, I just have to make sure I rest my feet, ice and do the excercises! I'm looking forward to wearing flip flops! thanks very... (40 replies)

... Wow u poor thing. I know exactly where u r coming from! First thing to say is I do not regret it!! I did get pain but had the same doubts about the level of pain and is it worth it! For me yes!! Both feet done- would do it all again!! Here is the GOOD stuff- 18 mths on - I can wear heals!! I can run jump do what ever I like! Left toe is perfect! Bends right back& no pain at... (40 replies)
... I've has 3 ankle surgeries and bilateral tailors bunions corrected. ... (15 replies)
... hey everyone!!! It's funny- I felt all 'at home' seeing these familiar names weighing in on this topic!! ;-) How are you- earthworm, pearl and northwind!!? To answer the question (in my opinion)- I had bilateral scarf bunionectomy- and I say- ORTHOPEDIC SURGEON for sure!! mine was a foot and ankle specialist, and even though he had the communication skills of a mute, his... (12 replies)
... That's great news aimski. My foot is doing well. I am going to get another x-ray this week or next to see how it is progressing. (40 replies)
... How are you feet now? I'm 7 months post op with one and 3 weeks post op with the second. I admire you for doing both together.....wow! (40 replies)
... I had bilateral 5th metatarsal bunions done by an orthopedic foot and ankle doc. I made that choice because I had been to see podiatrists and was not impressed. ... (12 replies)
... has been horrible. I've had two ankle surgeries, surgery for bilateral 5th metatarsal bunions, 1st metatarsal stress fracture, 2 ankle sprains, and a nasty concussion since August 2007. ... (7 replies)
... ha! I still can't stop looking at my feet either!! Good luck for the next one, you will be complety prepared now..no surprises ;-) (40 replies)
... Aimski - It's good to hear how well you're doing! When I had my cast removed, the first thing I saw were the stitches, swelling and bruising and said "I thought I'd have more hair on my legs." The nurse just laughed. My sister was with me and she said "but look - no more bunion!" It really looked strange and I couldn't stop looking at it for a good week. Now it looks... (40 replies)
... Hi Roydale, did you have JUST scarf osteotomy.....on both feet? And are your stichers dissolvable? Are you in Australia, US, C or UK? I ask becuase these are the things that will make our progress differ... It's exciting to see a normal foot isn't it!!! My Dr. told me pain needed to be my guide, he would not give me dates. He said if you are feeling low to no pain,... (40 replies)
... THANKS everyone for your advice and sharing your experiences:wave: (40 replies)
... Hi aimski, I hope you do get to wear some Birkenstocks.......And even some prettier sandals! Thanks for the update! (40 replies)
... I started working from home at 3 weeks a couple days a week, and went back into the office after 1 month. I work 1 day a week at home (usually Wednesdays) because I need to elevate my foot more than I'm able to do in the office. It's easy for me to work at home with a VPN, so I save the more mundane work for home. I'm not sure what's going to happen after my next surgery on... (40 replies)
... Hi, thank you for your reply! How long before you went back to work? I think this is great advice, thank you (40 replies)
... Aimski - I had lapidus bunionectomy Aug 11, so just about 3 months ago, and I still get stiff toes. I had an appt with my surgeon last Thursday and he said it's because of the swelling and that it could take a year to go down. He told me to take mega-doses of Advil when I have bad days and elevate my foot. I rested all weekend and it looked almost normal this morning. Then... (40 replies)
... hey, How are you feeling after your outing? That is tought, having to think about snow! I thought the heat was bad, when you are sitting around all day!:eek: My visitors were great, they got everything for me, I was just directing them from my wheelchair!! I don't know what I would do be doing without that thing! first post op apt with DR tomorrow- can't wait- this has... (40 replies)
... Hi aimski, I hope you feel better soon. Perhaps your feet are reminding you to baby them! I have told friends that they are welcome to come for tea.....and that they might be preparing it. They have said they might bring tea or coffee with them so that it is not even an issue. I did go to church today and it went well. Hubby dropped me off in front of the church, and the... (40 replies)


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