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... is what is most painful. I can deal with this if I know it is normal. I think what is freaking me out a bit is that I see others doing so well after much less time and I am concerned that this is never going to get better. ... (18 replies)
... I can't either, now I have to work at building my strength up, especially around the ankle, as I am suffering from exactly the same type of aching as last time and it is hell. ... (240 replies)
... Wow.. I am surprised he told you but I guess if he did not then you would have wondered why your healing would take so long.. ... (24 replies)

... Hi! I am now day 13, could be a unlucky day for me?! I think I have a small infection, I saw some yellow fluid when I cleaned the incision. I really can't understand why I have it on this foot as well, as I was extra cautious this time round, cleaning it daily with anti-septic spray and new wipes each time. It is always covered with new dressing each day as well. It's... (240 replies)
... glad to hear everything is fine! you are healing so just take care of yourself and hopefully walking will come soon and when you are ready. ... (240 replies)
... Hi Katie... I'd re-think going back to work too soon if you don't have to. Of course everybody's different in terms of healing...but with the pins in you have an increased chance of infection. Then, you have bones that have to heal and that takes a least 6-7 weeks. Swelling is also an issue. How long have I been out of work?...Don't ask. I'm an anomaly! I had to have a... (10 replies)
... Full recovery can take as much as a year. For me the bulk of the healing (75%) took place the first 8-10 weeks. It's the last 25% where your foot will feel completely "normal" again that takes so much time. It's been 2 steps forward 1 step back. I was back in my regular shoe wardrobe (no heels) by the 12-14 week mark. I'm now almost 6 months post op and range between... (6 replies)
... Hi! I had my bunions removed, both feet at once, when I was 17. That was a few years ago. My main reason for having it done at that time, was that I was having trouble staying on the balance beam. Also, I was about to lose my insurance (upon turning 18) & decided to do it before that happened. Healing from the surgery wasn't too bad. Since I had both feet done at the... (14 replies)
... Rub, I am a toll collector and stand on my feet for 8 hours at a time. One of my initial injuries was from a fall I took crossing a lane at work. When I was put in a CAM-Walker as a form of treatment for 6 weeks I was told, by the work doctor, that I was not allowed to work with the CAM-Walker on for insurance reasons :mad: !! We are required to walk down a few flights of... (6 replies)
... and two hammertoes done all at the same time exactly two weeks ago. I am very glad I had it all done at once. ... (3 replies)
... the bunion off, then cut one metarsal in 2 places and another in 3 then permanent screws were used to hold it back together. ... (192 replies)
... I was on crutches for about 3 weeks, but was able to do partial weight bearing which meant I could do some walking over short distances. Overall healing time depends.. ... (5 replies)
... Okay, I had decided to do one bunion surgery in June and the other foot next June as that is when I can get the most help... ... (12 replies)
... I am considering bunion surgery but have many questions... ... (11 replies)
... I assume by your question, that the big toe over time had pushed your toes over to the side and now you have a gap between the big and second toe. I had that happen, my Dr. ... (1 replies)
... wow long post! i don't know if i can remember all the questions...but i'll try to answer at least some of them... about the pain/numbness - i too had this numbness on my big toe during the first few weeks at least...it kind of scared me a bit too, but my doc said the same thing yours did and it eventually went away gradually as i started walking on it more...this was the case... (2 replies)
... You should do just fine. I had bunion surgery last Nov. and have since found that all Dr's have different opinions for the healing time.I guess if you have a good protective shoe,boot,cast you should be able to climb stairs. Just take your time. ... (4 replies)
... w if you've been reading our posts, you've hit on a very hotly contested issue on this Board. Many of us believe that having two bunionectomies done at the same time is, as one person's surgeon put it "inviting complications. ... (13 replies)
... I am wearing the toe spacer with a sock over it and the infamous "blue shoe" . I know last time I wore the blue shoe until week 7. Yesterday, at Sam's, I tried on some Birkenstock clogs and I couldn't even get my right foot in one. ... (11 replies)
Hallux Limitus
Aug 29, 2003
... that it will take away pain, enable me to hike and run, quick healing time, walk out office in foot cast, drive right away. He would put in two pins and a plate. ... (19 replies)




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