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... and will then wear a hard boot for another 2 weeks before I'm allowed to bear weight. My doc said he would normally have let me bear weight at 6 weeks but wanted to wait a total of 8 since I have a connective tissue disorder. ... (3 replies)
... Dbgoalie, I am no cast whatsoever, just the Velcro shoe. I find it a bit painful on the ball of the foot when I put fall weight or walk on it, perhaps I have the same problem as Debbie. ... (240 replies)
... osteotomy and 2 hammertoe corrections. I was on crutches for 6 weeks. First 2 weeks I had a plaster type cast and last 4 i had an air cast. After x rays at the 6 week mark my Pod said I was okay to bear weight. ... (12 replies)

... After the first week, I was placed in a "soft cast" which was cut off two weeks later. I was on crutches for, gosh, two weeks plus. I simply could not bear weight on that foot. ... (18 replies)
... th metatarsals. The bunion was big, but wasn't really causing much pain, and was not the primary reason for the surgery I just had... ... (5 replies)
... I had my first bunion surgery at 19 too! ... (14 replies)
... It seems all surgeons do the lapidus a bit differently from each other. I only ever had thick guazue bandages and the hard soled velcro bunion shoe. I was able to bear weight on the heels during the healing process. My fixation screws stay in permanently in both feet. ... (12 replies)
... his is my first post. I have been scanning the boards for a couple days and found some very useful and honest information. I am scheduled for surgery to repair a bunion on my left foot on June 30th. ... (2 replies)
... I am 5 weeks post bunion osteotomy and tailors bunion on right foot. Doc wants me to start weight bearing. No pt or exercises given. He said don't bend toes for another 12 days. I am wearing a Darco post surgical shoe. ... (18 replies)
... Hi! I had surgery on my right foot 4 weeks 4 days ago. I had an osteotomy bunionectomy and a tailors bunion removed and secured with 2 permanent screws and a dissolvable pin. My Doctor removed my hard cast today. ... (26 replies)
... can drive, I had the more complicated surgery where my midfoot bone was broken in addition to straightening out the big toe and correcting the bunion. I was in a cast for 6 weeks, then was allowed to bear weight after the cast came off. ... (42 replies)
... n get the foot in there, but the pressure on my foot and the uncomfortable position my toe is in makes me take it right off. So for now, I can walk with the air cast and need to take it slow. ... (240 replies)
... Hey everyone I am 18 years old and just want to tell you how I've been doing. I am almost 6 weeks non weight bearing and now starting to bear weight. I am using an air cast type boot with crutches. ... (5 replies)
... After a double bunionectomy/hammertoe surgery, I was NWB for only two weeks (and even then I was okay'd to walk very short distances in my surgical sandals-- like to go to the bathroom), but when I did start walking, my doctor said to stop when it hurt. That point changed every day/week-- I think I went from one block to four blocks during Weeks 4 to 8; after that I progressed... (16 replies)
... I was suppose to have 4 external pins on the inside of my foot and be able to weight bear right away but that didn't happen. I woke up to find I was in a "half" cast that went all the way up my leg to just below my knee and I was sent home on crutches with no weight bearing. ... (18 replies)
... days, then had walking cast for 6 weeks. ... (9 replies)
... I was told I would not be able to bear weight on my foot for 6 weeks. The doctor said absolutely!!! no weight bearing. ... (12 replies)
... re story with my right foot and ankle. In August 2003 I had a Brostrom repair on my ankle and decided that since I was going to be out of commission to have the bunion on that foot corrected as well. ... (6 replies)
Need help!!!!!
Jun 24, 2004
... I am now 6 weeks post op from a bunion osteotomy and hammer toe surgery. I have been non weight bearing. Beginning today the doctor said I could remove the 'soft cast' and begin to try and bear weight. ... (6 replies)
... nope too soon and when I was finally allowed to do things like move out of the cast into the boot, partial weight bear in the boot, full weight, move to a shoe, start rom exercises etc. ... (4 replies)




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