... When I was middle school I remember having some heel cup inserts in my shoes at one point, but that was the only time growing up my feet gave me any issues. Over the past couple years however I have had some increasing problems, especially in my left foot. ... (7 replies)
... Thanks again for your reply.
I am indeed having both feet done - they are both throbbing as I sit here typing this and they will be bandaged from what I understand.
Beginning to think I haven't planned the timing as well as I had thought with xmas at the end of my 6 week recovery! Requested the beginning of november so kids were in school for a clear 6 weeks and the NHS... (18 replies)
... ed by my work, so I'm not sure how it'll be on the NHS. I got the special shoes straight after surgery so I used them to walk from the car. Are you having both feet done? ... (18 replies)
... Thank you so much for your reply and tips.
I am having the surgery in Guildford as a day patient - I am terrified about how I will get from the car and into my house at the moment!! I have sorted out the kids and all their after school clubs already and have made a start on my xmas shopping already as figure I won't be heading to the shops in person this year.
I am... (18 replies)
... Also I have slight stiffness in my feet in the mornings, do you remember if you experienced this? ... (40 replies)
... My feet do slightly swell by the end of the day and I sometimes still ice them in the evenings. ... (18 replies)
... am near London and am due to have double scarf procedure on 9 Nov and am at the nervous point at the moment. I am excited about the pain going and having pretty feet for the first time ever but am terrified about having to get my life organised by 9 Nov. ... (18 replies)
... s comp doctor, he said I had bilateral tendonitis and bilateral ankle sprains. ... (10 replies)
... pap machine, the nurse put the patient transport monitor on the floor in the middle of the doorway. I tripped over it and came down hard on my feet. I now have bilateral ankle sprains and bilateral tendonitis. The foot I had surgery on is very painful on the line of the ptt. I start pt tomorrow and am hoping for the best. ... (64 replies)
... ing, I try and run everyday for about 40mins but its getting the the point im struggling to run even 5mins with terrible foot pain in both feet. So I scheduled a Bilateral Chevron Osteotomy and im really nervous!! My appointment is September 27 and I will be spending the night in hospital. ... (0 replies)
... I am not sure with the akin if you should do what I did. But they were really simple: for example, take tha palm of your left hand and press against the bottom of your right toes, with your fingers now all wrap on the top of the toes and just push them back toward the top of foot (like what your toes would do if you were trying to stand on your toes) and the other way is to... (18 replies)
... From what you have said, try to keep your feet elevated when you are not on them so the swelling can be reduced. ... (18 replies)
... I wore my MBTs I think between 7 month to 10 month post op and prior to that, I was wearing old pair of my sneakers that were "wrap-around" (no shoe lace or tongue) so they conformed to my swelling feet quite well :)
Happy shopping! (18 replies)
... Congrats on getting the bandage off! Yes, stay off your feet for as long as you can as it will help with the recovery process by letting the bones to have a chance to heal faster without any weight. ... (18 replies)
... They didn't look too bad! I do walk about a little more than I did in week one, I'm hoping that's not a bad thing although, most of the day my feet are up and iced. How long did you carry on putting ice on your feet for? ... (18 replies)
... Yes! Been wearing heels when the occasions call for. I have to say the sole of the feet feel a bit funny once I have them flat on the ground again. ... (18 replies)
... so I guess I'll leave it until then and see how I go. At the moment it feels as though I won't be able to bear any weight on the balls of my feet any time soon as it's very painful. ... (40 replies)
... 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)
... I'm just resting my feet with minimal walking at the mo, it's getting very tiring though! ... (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)