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... I had my surgery in the winter months July is one of our coldest months so i did need the blankets and doona to cover my feet. I bought a plastic wire shoe rack from Kmart about 45cmsx30cms in size.It was very lightweight and i kept it in the bed under the doona at the bottom end and my feet fit comfortably inbetween to protect them. I had a pillow under my knees and one a... (87 replies)
... Your comment about sleeping reminded me that I had a question. I find that the weight of the blankets can be hard on my foot right now. How is it after the surgery? Does the boot/cast protect the toe from the blankets? For the record, my blankets are not that heavy, just a sheet and a comforter. It is not like I have a heavy pile of wool blankets on top of me. (87 replies)
... ve to hear from anyone who has had the shaving procedure done as well. I'm supposed to go back to the doctor in 2 weeks, but I may have to go back sooner. This boot cast is killing me! ... (5 replies)

... There are so many variations to the bunionectomy that it's difficult to give standard answers. Factors include type of bunion, severity of bunion, procedure performed, age, general health, post-op instructions, post-op footwear (shoe, boot, cast, etc.), and varying doctor philosophies to name a few. That said, I had a chevron bunionectomy 3 months ago. I dropped the... (5 replies)
... my big toe from drifting back over, so he has it wrapped with gauze and pulled over. Unfortunatly, that prevents me from showering still, but a friend lent me a cast cover bag which works great. ... (27 replies)
... I've heard of this before .... and your foot recuperation sounds normal to me. I'm 9 weeks post op, and am told I'll stay in the boot cast for at least another month, but then again I had total reconstruction. ... (8 replies)
... Joll43, Thanks for your reply. Do you think the toe separator really works at this stage? I figure the bone is already 'set' where it wants to be but I'm willing to try anything at this point. I have been walking around without crutches (in my walking boot/cast) for 3 weeks or so now so I guess I've been 'weight bearing' for 3 weeks and in that time it's become more... (15 replies)
... I have had ankle surgeries with multiple things done at the same time. How long you will be in cast or NWB depends on surgeon, so you should ask surgeon what his protocol is for after surgery. ... (5 replies)
... I had a Chrisman snook procedure done in January and after 6 weeks in a cast he wanted to put me in a cast for 3 more weeks, I asked him about boot. He let me go with boot provided I slept with it on and only took it off to shower and do some ROM exercises. ... (1 replies)
... I had surgery last Fri and the cast is driving me crazy. My foot feels hot and sweaty and very uncomfortable. It doesn't feel too tight or anything. ... (1 replies)
... motion and for protection of your foot. You can google a Jones compression cast for an example. ... (3 replies)
From Cast To Boot
Jan 26, 2014
... Hello Denise, I don't sleep in my boot. My dr told me to wear it during the day. I have to sleep with a bunion sprint on. I am going to look for boot socks. I don't have any socks I can wear because of how big my foot is. The only thing I am wearing now is what they gave me at the dr's office. ... (25 replies)
From Cast To Boot
Jan 24, 2014
... mt1 area looked after the cast removed 4 weeks ago. ... (25 replies)
From Cast To Boot
Jan 24, 2014
... Hi fantaby, did u have any trouble with your bunion surgery? ... (25 replies)
... wn 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)
... st op to have this pin replaced and the bones reset. I was non weight baring from may until the end of September that year then I was only able to walk wearing a boot until the end of October. I was 15 years old. ... (4 replies)
... ies 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)
... Earlier this day, about 13 hours ago, I had surgery to fix a bunion on my right foot, to straighten the bones of my big toe and fix an ulcer that had erupted due to the bunion. ... (0 replies)
... First bunion surgery was on both feet at once during early December. ... (2 replies)
... I had my pre op visit with my surgeon today. I sure hope this is all worth it. He said I am not having bunion and hammertoe surgery I am having foot reconstruction. It will be about a 6 hr surgery. ... (15 replies)

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