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... Right now the screw and pin in my toe are the only two that may stay in for the time being. We will know when the OS goes in. ... (9 replies)
... The stitches were all out as of past week, the pin which have been there to secure the bones is also out this afternoon. ... (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)

... I had a pin and it came out in about 3 seconds. No pain, just a weird feeling. ... (11 replies)
... weeks the doc went to take out the pin, but my family doc who took out the stitches bound it too tight, so curved part the doc is supposed to use to pull out the pin had been pushed back into the foot and healed over. so he had to cut my foot again to get at the pin. so another 10 days with a light tensor type bandage. ... (5 replies)
... assle of the bags. I can't get my legs or feet wet from the knees down anyway, so I don't feel that I gained much, except that it did feel pretty good having the shower drip on me. ... (40 replies)
... I was very discouraged but then at 8 weeks recovery went quickly. The most improtant thing is do what the doctor tells you. Elevation and ice. I found a shower chair in the bathroom and a rolling office chair for the kitchen were my lifesavers!! ... (17 replies)
... I guess you can't get your foot wet because of the external pin. I was able to get my foot wet the 3rd week post op. I couldn't put my foot down in the shower though because it hurt too much, but the warm water felt good on the foot. ... (10 replies)
... I also found a shower chair was wonderful. It was a lot easier than trying to balance on one foot!! ... (18 replies)
... I meant to get back to you sooner. I am not wearing a splint this time but I did with my 1st set of bunion surgeries. What I had was more like the Bort bunion regulator but you have a Darco splint, right? ... (17 replies)
... I use these plastic cast protector things called "Sure Tight" and I just pull them over my feet and lower leg. They completely seal out water so you can shower without a problem. I can't imagine doing sponge baths for this long. ... (17 replies)
... Thanks for your reply back. Yes, I am so thankful to get a shower today sometime. I need to really soak my foot too. It is so dry and the skin is just flaking off. ... (17 replies)
... s in my foot and I think it is to walking some. I mean on my heel that is. My doctor still is not letting me do alot. No showers or cooking yet. I still have the pin and my foot is bandagded. I guess he is just being super careful but after going thru this it is ok with me. ... (9 replies)
Bunion n surgery?
Jan 18, 2004
... I stayed downstairs and made the family room couch my temporary living quarter. A hand held shower hose was very helpful. ... (3 replies)
... I am 5 weeks post op, I had a double bunionectomy -so both feet- the first and second metatarsal broke and set with a screw/for the first( bunion toe) and the second toe with a pin. I also had a bilateral snip to my ligaments on both feet as well. Up until this point i had- 3 motrin every 8 hours two weeks bed rest/with ice 20 min every of every hour, elevation, used... (1 replies)
... Hi Anho. I just had toe surgery in December, but not the same - bunion and hammertoe with pin. It wasn't too bad but definitely took longer than I thought to get back on my feet. As with most surgeries, the first two days were painful enough to need pain meds and after that it was swollen and an annoying kind of pain, not pain-pain. Best thing you can do before is... (3 replies)
... Your posting said you had a bunion removal 2 years ago for your left foot, was this operation for your R foot a lot different in operation procedure than the L foot? ... (41 replies)
... I have that situation..it's my fourth toe along with bunion surgery. The Dr. ... (3 replies)
... Hi Gleegirl! Wow - our experiences do sound very similar. I hope everything goes smoothly and easy for you tomorrow - are you working with a podiatrist or an orthopedic surgeon? I have a podiatrist. Keep posting on your progress - you will be my road map for my recovery:wave:I am so glad that I found this health board to use as part of my support system! (14 replies)
... held shower head which will be helpful when sitting on the shower chair. It's simple to install so you can do it yourself if necessary. Last night I went to the dollar store and picked up 2 small plastic baskets with handles... ... (14 replies)


Associated Tags: bunion, bunion surgery, bunion surgery recovery, cheilectomy, foot problems, osteotomy, pttd, recovery period, screw removal, toe shortening

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