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... I am at 11 weeks, post bunionectomy, on my left foot and my bone hasn't fully fused. Has anyone gone past 11 weeks and are still healing. I have a Kwire to connect the bones? ... (7 replies)
... Thank you for your response. It is very encouraging! Since my Doc recommended I start weight bearing, I will follow his advice and with hopes it increases bone healing. I will also ask about a stimulator in my next appointment. ... (2 replies)
... months after my lapidus bunionectomy and it was a Godsend. I don't know how I would have survived with out it. ... (7 replies)

... My bone has had delayed healing. There is a possibility though that it is due to my own clumsiness. ... (7 replies)
... austin bunionectomy of my left foot, with a Kwire, not a screw. Fairly standard. I followed my doctor's instructions and was NWB for the first 2 weeks and was PWB, to 8 weeks. ... (7 replies)
... What kind of bunionectomy did you have? ... (7 replies)
... i never had your kind of bunionectomy so i dont know about recovery time. it does seem quite long, though. ... (7 replies)
... A person that does not walk will have very weak and thin bone structure. The natural forces of walking can stimulate bone growth. It is a thin line to walk when dealing with surgery however. Since the bone and ligaments were cut to get a fusion, it is an unstable area. ... (2 replies)
... I had a Lapidus Bunionectomy and a 2nd and 3rd Toe shortening surgery August 11th. It has been about 10 weeks now and my bone is healing VERY VERY VERY slowly. ... (2 replies)
... I think I started PT too soon, because, when I began bending the toe area; etc. is when the pain set in.... I really think I was one who should have been NWB for 8 weeks, like some here....instead of PWB, so soon after surgery, so I have a setback. I usually take the hardbootcam off at night, to air my foot out and to ice it. My toe hurts the most, where the fusion doesn't... (7 replies)
... wkmcolors - you don't wear your hard camboot to bed do you? That was the only time I took my off unless I was sitting with my foot elevated. I wasn't given any exercises to do until after 8 weeks and the first question I asked was whether the fusion was a success. He said it was. I guess I started PT at about 3 months after I still have residual swelling. I just had the... (7 replies)
... My toe is very stiff and a bit shorter since my bunionectomy. The numbness has subsided, but it does feel bizarre. Almost 6 weeks post op, I'm trying to increase my range of motion and will start to go to physical therapy. Did anyone fully regain there range of motion with there big toe? ... (4 replies)
... My admittedly sketchy understanding is that pressure from the bone deformity on certain nerves causes bunion pain. ... (8 replies)
... At my last doctor visit they told me things looked like they were healing nicely. I was also NWB far longer then you due to the other work done. ... (7 replies)
... D I am 21 weeks post op as of today, and I can feel my suture still right on the surface of one of my feet below the skin. ... (11 replies)
... Thanks, Runner. Your post was a huge help. I was beginning to think I'd injured myself somehow. ... (24 replies)
... I saw my doctor this week, post bunionectomy of left foot, and my bones, 11 weeks postop, haven't completely fused. My pain escalated at the 8th week mark, when I began PT, to really bend my toes, etc. ... (4 replies)
... weeks for bone to heal and fuse. ... (7 replies)
... I've posted before, about my discouragement with my healing, since my bunionectomy. I'm a little over 5 weeks, post op, and the pain and swelling and stiffness and numbness are driving me crazy and I'm terrified I made the wrong choice about the surgery. ... (7 replies)
... exercise is what helped. Don't worry about teh aches, I know I did, and peopel hear were very helpful and were proved right! Last week my anle ached a bit and my bone was a bit sore, this was out of the blue. ... (7 replies)

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