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Why the boot?
Apr 1, 2016
... I'm on week 3 of the boot after bunionectomy. I can't bear weight in front of foot without it. Boot makes all the difference. ... (9 replies)
... Sound like the accumulation of blood and possibly prematurely stepping full on with your foot instead of wearing the heal wedge platform boot when moving about? ... (6 replies)
... If so, you need pain meds. I had surgery on my second foot 3 weeks ago and was put in a boot after 2 weeks. I'm homebound, so if I'm just sitting around, I take off the boot and let my foot get some fresh air and feel little to no pain. ... (30 replies)

... so I don't remember anything about the surgery. I'm NWB for at least 2 weeks and am in a soft fiberglass cast and then move to a boot after the 2 weeks. ... (11 replies)
... I am 2 weeks post op from a bunionectomy in my right toe. I was having very little pain in my foot and was feeling very lucky. Having to wear the boot was frustrating because there was no pain. ... (2 replies)
... but wearing the boot makes walking easy as you are not using your whole foot. So be prepared to have discomfort and swelling once in a sneaker. ... (4 replies)
... If he said "limited activity" rather than "non weight bearing" you will probably be in a walking boot or cast which will "limit your activity." If so, you wont need crutches. ... (5 replies)
... Or are we usually given a boot thats slanted to walk on the heel? ... (5 replies)
... t of an angle so that you don't put weight on the toe. But, the way my pins were situated in the foot, when I pulled my foot up to take a step the weight of the boot would pull down on the pins, and when I stepped down the boot would push up on the pins. Talk about pain! After the first try to wear the thing I gave up. ... (10 replies)
... Do you mean the hard boot or the soft surgical shoe? ... (10 replies)
... The first time I walked without any crutches, boot, etc. the PT walked backwards holding my hands. I'll never forget that feeling. It was one of those moments you remember forever. It was like' "I really WILL walk again!" Even though logically you know you will, there is still that feeling that what if I can't? your mind starts playing tricks on you during long recovery... (24 replies)
... shaped piece of bone from my left medial toe to straighten it. I now have a permanent plate and 4 screws. I was on crutches for 4 weeks and in a boot for 4 more. ... (5 replies)
... I walk around with a boot cast now? ... (7 replies)
... h and I still have a lot of swelling, I've been to a lymphadema doctor that showed me how to wrap the toes, foot and leg and also sent me home with a compression boot to wear for 1 hour a night to help bring down the swelling. So, far only a little bit of the swelling has gone down with wrapping and using the boot. ... (2 replies)
... I am walking in a cam boot with crutches right now. It was not that bad, the initial weightbearing, which was a good thing. I'm too chicken to ditch the crutches just yet. ... (16 replies)
... sandal that will fit. I tried going cold turkey with my boot the first day. Big mistake! Now I am gradually weening myself from it. You will be fine. There has been little pain involved, just loss of flexability. ... (16 replies)
... I was weight bearing with the cam-boot right from the get-go. But I'd say the entire healing process is a no pain, no gain thing. I have a friend who is a PT and that's pretty much been the gist of his answers to just about everything I've asked. I'd say take it slow and expect pain but be careful not to overdo it. Let us know how it goes! (16 replies)
... I'm 3 weeks post distal bunionectomy on one foot only. Everything is coming along really well and so much of the swelling has gone down. ... (9 replies)
... r and my second foot done in December. I had my bunions fixed and 2 hammertoes on each foot fixed. They are healing fine. Just last week I got out of my ortho boot and can wear real shoes again. They are not comfortable, which is no suprise. But I also notice I walk funny. ... (5 replies)
... Thanks for your input ladies. At first the dr had me in a soft velcro open shoe. When the bandages came off I was using a cam boot to relieve wt bearing on the grt toe along with crutches. I excercised the toe as instructed and really had no problems at all. ... (13 replies)




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