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... I had the above mentioned surgeries done to my left foot on July 7, 2010. I was in casts and NWB until August 12, 2010 when my dr. removed the cast and put me in a boot and said I could do PWB. ... (0 replies)
... do some people get a cast for a bunionectomy? ... (87 replies)
... I see that some of you can't bear weight at all for a month or two and are in plaster casts. My doctor said I'll only be on crutches for a week or less and just wear a removable boot for 6 weeks. I'm having an Austin bunion surgery with screw. ... (5 replies)

PWB To FWB
Jul 15, 2015
... I had a very conservative doctor for my bunion, fusion, hammertoe and metatarsal shortening surgery. I was in three different casts for TEN weeks. When I got my boot on and could heel walk and step sideways on the whole foot I was READY TO RUN! That doesn't mean I did, but I wanted to. ... (7 replies)
... I agree, it is weird how what happens after surgery is so different person to person. Casts vs. no cast, NWB vs. walking and so on. ... (7 replies)
... I just had underwent bunion surgery last week, had the bone shaved, cut, shifted, and held with one screw. I had a wonderful surgery... ... (27 replies)
... removable cast, I'd have been crawling out to my husband's workshop for a SAW! ... (18 replies)
Bruised feeling
Oct 14, 2003
... It's OK to babble, that's what these boards are for! You raised some very good questions. While researching bunion surgery before I had my right foot done, I found out that there are many different procedures available to correct bunions. ... (4 replies)
... It depends on the type of surgery you're getting. The way I understand it, the severity of the bunion is what determines which surgery they do. ... (5 replies)
... Hi, sianka, I've been away from these boards for awhile, so maybe this message is no longer timely, but I had a Lapidus procedure on June 3 to correct a very unstable right foot with severe bunion and painful hammertoe (2nd toe). Recovery took about 7 weeks, the 1st 3-1/2 weeks in hard casts up to the knee, no weight-bearing at all during that time. Then I was allowed partial... (11 replies)
... I had a pretty extensive procedure that involved cutting the 1st metatarsal and placing 2 titanium screws, so I was in hard casts for 3 weeks. ... (3 replies)
Bunion surgery
Jul 9, 2003
... welcome to bunion world! ... (15 replies)
... Hello and welcome to the world of bunion surgery!It sounds like you're good to go by Oct. if you get your surgery no later than the 1st week in Aug., and the Dr. ... (7 replies)
... It stinks because it is so frustrating being 'on crutches and casts for so long', but it all takes time. And once you are out and less restricted you want to do so much. ... (12 replies)
Bunions in NYC
Feb 7, 2006
... By the way, I've been reading a lot of bunion related posts, and so many people have spoken of casts and crutches and no weight bearing for weeks on end.... All I had was the big, black velcro ski boot thingy. I am beginning to think perhaps I was putting too much weight on it right from the start. ... (7 replies)
... dollars and was originally made for use over casts. ... (14 replies)
... All I can say for sure is that every bunion is different and as a result, there are different repairs and different recovery methods. ... (7 replies)
... wants to be conservative for 6 months, and see how things are with new orthodics. Very vague in answers... ... (7 replies)
... They are both qualified to perform surgery to correct bunions and related foot problems. ... (8 replies)
Talor's Bunion
Jun 6, 2002
... Hi DianeMarie! I had surgery on both feet for tailor's bunion. This was one of the best things I've ever done for myself. I had both feet done at once. They gave me a local anesthetic, which knocked me out, but I woke up during surgery. ... (8 replies)




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