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... arthritis scraped from top of foot and my heel broken and repositioned and fasten with a screw. I was NWB for 8 weeks and PWB for 5 weeks. I am a teacher and was out for 3 weeks went back 4 hours a day for 3weeks. the knee scooter is what saved me. ... (5 replies)
Bunion surgery...
Feb 26, 2014
... I had bunion surgery and was casted NWB for 8 weeks. Then 2 weeks in a boot. ... (4 replies)
... toes and push them down a lot too help stretch the tendons. Its still kind of soon since your surgery so it is still healing. I had a lot more work done and was nwb for 8 weeks, in a cast for 12 weeks and a boot for 5 weeks, so really cant compare recoveries. Good luck! ... (3 replies)

... I have read stories on here that are horrible and I have also seen post that were not so bad of an experience. My doctor said that the surgery recovery time is 8 weeks in a hard cast below the knee NWB and then boot for 2 weeks after. I am ok with the recovery time but am afraid of afterwards. ... (6 replies)
... It's so helpful to read all your posts. I just didn't realize how hard it was going to be to not be able to walk for 8 weeks. ... (70 replies)
... any information on what I might expect from surgery to repair a hammertoe and bunion. I've been to the doctor and he explained that to repair the hammertoe the bunion also must be repaired. ... (20 replies)
... I never waited for driving approval. I had bilateral tailors bunion correction in summer 2008. ... (12 replies)
... I agree that you should choose to do it only if you have good support and are well prepared. I was totally NWB for one week and almost totally NWB for the second week. One of the benefits of having both feet done at the same time is that it encouraged compliance with the doctor's advice to elevate. ... (8 replies)
... and as to how long you have to be NWB if at all and the opinion of your surgeon. I just had my second bunionectomy Oct 8th. The first was done 2 years ago. ... (8 replies)
... With my first surgery I was totally NWB for 8 weeks. ... (11 replies)
... Hi Tootsie, I had the lapidus surgery in my right foot in June 2007. I can answer any questions you may have about this procedure. You are correct in that a cut is made in the bones closer to the ankle and two pins are inserted down from the top of the foot. There is about a four inch incision on the top of the foot going from the big toe to near the ankle. A cut here... (19 replies)
... I was only NWB a few days and started heel walking in a surgical boot almost immediately. I have been in that the whole time though. ... (23 replies)
... I was NWB for the first 2 weeks and I was PWB up to the 6th week. ... (22 replies)
... anted to do the external fixation but when he went to do it the bones shifted so he had to do internal with one external screw through the top of my foot. I was NWB for 8 weeks. I wound up with two marks on the side of my foot where he tried the external and one on the top from the screw he did use. ... (11 replies)
... walking as much as I could without pain, which for me was around the house for a few days and to the corner within a week. I was able to go around the block at 4 weeks and for a mile by 8 weeks. ... (6 replies)
... s on the procedure and your doctor's orders. Plus, everyone is different. After my surgery, I had minimal pain for two days and nothing thereafter. But, I was NWB for 8 weeks which meant crutches for the entire time. After that, when I was partial weight bearing, I used one crutch to ease my way back walking. ... (5 replies)
... I'm 3 weeks post op today. I have not been weight bearing at all. I was total NWB with crutches and a "half" cast for 2 weeks. Last Thursday I got a "walking boot" but I still have to use the crutches and the "boot" allows no weight bearing. ... (10 replies)
... s around the house for a few days and to the corner within a week. I would say that was probably the turning point for me. I was able to go around the block at 4 weeks and for a mile by 8 weeks. ... (2 replies)
... Just complete nwb for minimum 8 weeks! ... (6 replies)
... I had bunion surgery 15 years ago. Never went to pt. They don't even do the surgery that I had anymore. ... (32 replies)

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