... Haven't been here awhile. Here's quick recap. Had bunion surgery Dec 1st2012 both feet. March 1st had revision on right foot for hallux rigidus ... Was a big deal. Plate and screws etc. ... (0 replies)
... in the toe which would correct the angle, but which would not need a screw or stitches. The break would be held in place with bandages. He also would remove the bunion and cut the tendons to keep proper alignment of the toe. ... (8 replies)
... Hi jodew71. I'm a little over 9-weeks post op and my toe is getting better. There is still a bit of bruising and swelling around the big toe area (where the bunion was). I'm an active person and currently I am in the process of moving so I've been really putting some stress on my foot. NO PAIN! though and that is great. However, at the end of the day, my foot is like a... (11 replies)
... About 6-8 weeks out after bilateral bunionette ( Tailor's Bunion, 5th metatarsal ) correction surgery, I developed a swollen knot on the TOP of my foot at the base of my pinky toe. But only on the left foot! The swelling feels hard like bone, but X-rays show that it's made up of soft tissue.
My podiatrist is stumped, and the second podiatrist I saw wasn't much more... (4 replies)
... main concerns now are that my big toe is still numb and I cant bend it on my own. Right next to the incision it's still a deep purple and I'm not sure if that's bruising or if it's excess blood rushing to my foot from walking. It doesn't swell up though. Last night we went out to supper and had to walk there. ... (11 replies)
... op. Swelling and bruising has gone some but still some swelling near the big toe area. My incision is healing but I figured it would heal completely within 3 to 4 weeks. ... (11 replies)
... Can I ask why your surgeon says you will need 2 separate procedures and recoveries with the more conventional method.
I am in the UK and am 12 days post op now for scarf akin osteotomy and had them both done at the same time. It has been relatively pain free, frustrating is the main word I would use to descrive my recovery! But that is more because I am a control freak... (19 replies)
... Hello, I wonder what procedure you had. I am nine weeks after a bilateral scarf akin bunion op and I don't know if acupuncture would help, but I have had great results in reducing the swelling, which hasten the healing, with acupuncture. ... (4 replies)
... Who knows. I am just praying for no more foot surgery as the stuff is so painful. The pin did feel odd when coming out and I do have some slight swelling and bruising despite the actual surgery in November of last year. If anyone is reading this, please say a small prayer or whatever that this is nothing. ... (4 replies)
... op for me. I had a moderate bunion and a tailor bunion removed on one foot, and small bunion and tailor bunion removed from the other. I have a pin in each foot where the tailor bunion was and a pin in my left foot where the larger bunion was. ... (10 replies)
... I had bunion surgery 10 months ago and still in the recovery mode. grr. I wanted to let you know that my foot was bruised a lot, too. ... (7 replies)
... My ankle swelling has gone down significantly today. I have bruising on the inside of the ankle and the sole of the foot. I don't have good motion of my ankle yet it's very sore for some reason. ... (15 replies)
... My chevron bunion surgery was May 28th and I had the exact same thing as you describe. The first five days were bad, pain, tingling, weird painful muscle spasms. ... (3 replies)
... while lying down on the sofa watching TV . At least an hour a day of raising your leg according to the PostOp papers I recieved. I'm shocked you didn't get any! Bruising and some swelling is normal and the duration may be attributed to the type of surgery you had meaning weather or not it was a minor or a more involved surgery. ... (3 replies)
... Hi Emily,
I had hammertoe and had two toes fused. I wanted to let you know that you don't have to waist your energy on worrying about the pin removal. I was really worried about that also. The doctor pulled them out of my toes and all I could really feel was pressure. It didn't hurt at all. I was not given anything when he removed them. He also removed my stitches... (20 replies)
... Only a sort of pins and needles sensation which I assume is a result of the nerves becoming sensitive again. The only discomfort I have experienced is a slight bruising in one of my big toes, but aside from that I have had no problems. The feet aren't even swollen! ... (20 replies)
... s big and lots of stitches on the outside, looks good though, no bruising that I could see. BUT between one of the stitches and another stitch the skin is puckering. ... (21 replies)
... ed up back at the doctor's in the worst pain I have ever experienced. He ordered me to be off the foot for a week! I rolled around in an old wheelchair. I had bruising for weeks, which I think is normal. ... (7 replies)
... it by walking too much yesterday, and my foot is sore bc the way I'm walking is out of alignment bc of the bandage and the shoe. Or is this expected pain from a bunion surgery? ... (7 replies)
... Hi, I had my Austin 10/2 and have been amazed at how quickly I am gaining mobility. I used crutches for like 2-4 days before feeling comfortable enough to start putting pressure on air boot. Every day foot feels a bit more stable. I had absolutely zero pain at surgical center. Even the IV was painless as they used a bit of lidocaine before inserting.
I did use the... (87 replies)