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... I've been lurking and reading through past posts of others' experiences and am here to post with my question. So hello fellow bunion surgery survivors! ... (1 replies)
... I had bunion surgery 9 weeks ago. Although I think I'm healing well, I've had issues with swelling and numbness around the big toe and right side of my foot. ... (9 replies)
... I had bunion surgery and PT is not part of the process. I'm 6 weeks after surgery and allowed to put shoes on and drive again once I can. ... (5 replies)

Bunion Surgery
Jan 16, 2008
... the Dr tells you because the swelling will persist but it's worth it, trust me! I'm also very active so I would suggest that you ask your Dr about stretches and physical therapy exercises you can do at home to keep you active. ... (11 replies)
... hammertoe surgery and have been doing the big toe exercises for a week. I was told not to be afraid to force the toe to the maximum range of motion. It hurts! ... (2 replies)
... surgery. I am doing the range of motion exercises but can't believe the pain and swelling they are causing. ... (2 replies)
Bunion Surgery
Mar 20, 2013
... I totally agree with what danabarb said in that you should try the strengthening and loosening exercises first. It pains me to think of someone your age going through the trauma of foot surgery. ... (6 replies)
... The coldness may be due to the clotting of the blood due to less activity. Exercises can be done only after the foot gets healed. You can start with the manipulation exercises which will help in the movement of the toes. ... (19 replies)
... d, the ligament has contracted pulling my big toe back over to the second toe. I have seen the doctor, who admitted that the ligament "contracted." I asked for physical therapy, but have not been diligent about doing the exercises on my own. ... (8 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)
... until I went to physical therapy. I STRONGLY recommend PT to anyone and everyone that has bunion surgery. Once I started doing that, and the main thing that MUST be done in PT is the therapist actually working on your foot. ... (18 replies)
... Well, I had a Chevron Bunionectomy on 23rd May. Today it is 10 weeks since I had the surgery. I've been having physical therapy sessions and ultrasound (only 3 of the u/s so far) and am absolutely religious with my exercises. The bunion? Yep, it's gone .... but I do have this tough swelling on top of my foot which I didn't have before. Got a second opinion from an... (27 replies)
... weeks ago and my doc had me start physical therapy on Monday. I go 3 times a week for the next 4 weeks. ... (23 replies)
... and had bunion surgery last April. I had a base wedge osteotomy and hammertoe correction on two toes. ... (17 replies)
... Forgot to comment on that question. I didn't have actual physical therapy; besides walking, the only thing my doctor had me do was frequently bend my big toe back and forth, and no, it didn't hurt. I was very chicken at first, but the doctor told me it was really important for flexibility in the future, so I sucked it up and did it. :) (16 replies)
... I was three months on crutches after bunion surgery gone BAD. ... (3 replies)
... at the foot of the bed. It was first recommended by a vascular dr for my husband's leg swelling and really helped when I had the foot surgery. I also did some physical therapy and the exercises I was given for at home helped too, plus just plain old "time". ... (4 replies)
... weeks ago. I have been dilligent with the exercises they gave me to do. I know that is very important to speeding up the healing process. To date, not able to get foot into a sneaker. ... (5 replies)
... curve to the upside!YEAH!!! It really helps being able to see the progress from the physical therapy. I have something tangible and don't have to think...well, uhmmmm...maybe better but it doesn't feel like it? ... (27 replies)
... I had pretty extensive bunion surgery 6 weeks ago. I was told no weight bearing on foot for 3 weeks. ... (32 replies)


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