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... cedure would appear quite complex which would warrant the need for an orthopaedic surgeon. If you have the time, canvass the various threads on this website for bunion operations performed in the US. ... (2 replies)
... I didn't have bunion surgery but had a brostrum/peroneal/cover repair and for whatever reason it was almost a month for me post op before I could put my bare foot on the ground. It would flush, swell and hurt like I was getting hit with a bomb at every heartbeat. I simply couldn't do it. So I would get up in stages to give my body time to adjust and then had to lift my leg... (10 replies)
Bunion surgery?
Dec 14, 2014
... You can buy a "cast cover" at your local drug store. It's plastic or rubber sleeve that goes over you foot up to the knee and keeps it dry in the shower and bath. Great gizmo! I've loaned mine out to others who have had foot surgeries. (3 replies)

... I just put up a thread about using an infrared heater in your room. I don't know if this will help, but it helped me. When I tried to cover my cast up with a blanket to warm my foot up it would seem to get too hot. The heat from my furnace was not regular. ... (19 replies)
... but am on disability benefits and can't even cover the cost of a single specialist appointment or appropriate new shoes. I live in a place with stairs. Have no real support. ... (9 replies)
... DH and I want to cycle across the US when we retire in a few years, and I want my feet to be OK to do that. Sorry to ramble on so, but i wanted to cover everything. ... (7 replies)
... they are called limbo, and can be used to cover your feet while you shower so they don't get wet. I had to keep my bandages dry for 2 weeks post op. ... (18 replies)
... t was nice to have it done in March so this Summer I can wear relaxing scandals. Believe me, back then, even wearing sandals my R foot was in pain, reason is the bunion was sitting on some foot nerves and was pressing on them hard, that was painful to my R foot! ... (18 replies)
... e within 5 months of each other has been the best thing I have done as there is no point having new shoes and the one looking good and the other one stretched to cover the bunion. My right one wasn't as bad but did hurt a lot after i got the first one done. ... (18 replies)
... e all out as of past week, the pin which have been there to secure the bones is also out this afternoon. I am just on some slight thin bandaging and a bandage to cover the little hole from the pin. I am told to be able to shower 'properly' tomorrow and then place a little bandage over the hole where the pin was. ... (18 replies)
... I found these messages really helpful as I was getting ready for my bunion surgery and I thought I'd share my experience as well. ... (0 replies)
... some are for bunion surgery and the others against. I believe that the surgeon and his team can also make a difference. ... (3 replies)
... long the recovery was, how I would not walk for months, how this and how that....I knew a friend who, they said this...it goes on and on. Every surgery case and bunion operation can be different. My understanding is that there are over 100 different procedures that can be done. ... (0 replies)
... Dont get caught driving with the boot or you'll get a ticket or if you're in an accident your insurance won't cover you. You're considered an impaired driver when you can't wear a real shoe. ... (14 replies)
... Thanks Titchou, eased my worries. I'll also try that cast cover. What a small world, i use to live in Birmingham, al. (21 replies)
... Yes, it's OK. The scar will be fine by next summer when you want to wear sandals. You can't even see mine at all after several years...and I put nothing on it to help. Just let it heal on its own.... Pammie...I'm in Birmingham...who did you use? As for the showers, you can buy a thing called a "cast cover" at almost any drug store - CVS, Walgreen's, etc...rubber thingy... (21 replies)
... Had bunion surgery over a year ago and my big toe has never healed properly. ... (0 replies)
... yes the sheets can get really tangled and heavy if you cover up your feet, so best to keep them out or untucked if you can .... ... (87 replies)
... 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. ... (87 replies)
... hat joint fused on the 28th of Oct so am also looking for ideas. I have a stack of books. I will be picking up crutches next weekend. I will also look for a cast cover or find a bag before then too. The ice bags are something I had not thought of....... ... (87 replies)


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