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... I've only been doing my toe exercises once a day (with mini-sessions throughout the day). I guess I'd better get busy or my doctor's liable to send me to physical therapy when I see him later this week. They are so inexact in their instructions. Much of the time I feel we're all at sea about what they want us to do, how much and when. Even when you ask a million questions,... (8 replies)
... Just got back from my 6-week bunion post-op visit to the doc. I was relieved to hear the stiffness in the big toe joint is normal at this stage. My toe exercises are to manually bend the joint 3 times a day for 5 min at a time as much as I can stand. He also said residual swelling & muscle pain are normal at 6 weeks & to keep my foot up in the evenings after a day of... (8 replies)
... I am 10 days post op. ... (5 replies)

... I thought I'd give you my two cents, too..having had my bunionectomy surgery (one screw) with the removal of a bone spur at the other end of the metotarsal (sp) just last Thursday. I was awake through most of the surgery, chatting away with the doctors and nurses, was in recovery for 20 min, my boyfriend took me out to breakfast, then we went home. This whole time I was... (13 replies)
... I was down your path 6 weeks ago when I had my bunion surgery. I had an austin and taylor bunionectomy with 4 screws in total placed in my left foot. Of course I was extremely nervous the night before and day of. ... (13 replies)
... e same problem , my doc said it was because my body is not reacting well to the under stitches , so there is extra swelling, Im 13 weeks post op and I still have swelling there, its driving me crazy, im ready to wear my work dress shoes, but unfortunatly Im still in a post op shoe until swelling goes down. ... (1 replies)
... iling that, cook a little extra when you do cook and freeze the rest. Then at least every other day you can come home and elevate the whole evening and get your swelling under control. I found that helped me. Also, please be careful about heels. ... (8 replies)
... ally getting better. I did have to get a different pair of tennis shoes a little bigger, but it feels so nice to wear regular shoes!! My doctor told me that my swelling was less than average is a different story!! I went back to work today, and on top of going back, I started a new job! ... (11 replies)
... I'm glad to hear your news was good. Getting an occasional medical stamp of approval makes all the difference, doesn't it, in how we feel about our recovery? Does for me too. I do have a question though. What toe exercises did he give you? I'm doing toe exercises, too, but I can't imagine any that could last for 30 minutes a day. Maybe I'm way underworking my toe? But... (11 replies)
... and he said that does happen because the muscles and tissue have a "memory" of how it used to be and will do that to an extent. He said it doesn't look like the bunion is reforming though and the degree that it has shifted back is normal, so that's good. ... (11 replies)
... be slanting back toward the 2nd toe again. The first 3 weeks it was definitely pointing straight forward. I have pictures that show that. Now, instead of the bunion bump, the whole area protrudes, but I'm hoping that's just continued swelling of the joint. ... (8 replies)
... Hi, got my non walking cast off 2 days ago, am now 6 weeks post op. ... (5 replies)
... I've had the bunion since I was a child, but it only began causing me issues in the year prior to my surgery. ... (3 replies)
... weeks post op to my bunion surgery on my left foot. ... (0 replies)
... The swelling has been bad as expected with full wieght bearing, but the real pain is in the ball of my foot and my big toe does not lie flat, but rather sits elevated. ... (3 replies)
... I had bunion surgery on my left foot on April 1 2013 and have been stunned by the amount of painful post op swelling. I am also doing anything and everything! Well, I can't believe my lucky miracle. ... (9 replies)
... I had the stitches out and the doc said it looked wonderful and that I had obviously followed instructions well. He's a real believer in the elevation to keep swelling at bay for the first two weeks. ... (2 replies)
... It is the coating on the screws that I am allergic too, but an allergic reaction wouldn't make my toe go crooked. My foot looks and feels like I never had the bunion removed and it has been over 3 months now. The other foot looks fine and has less pain. I am 3 weeks post op on that one. ... (4 replies)
... I called my surgeon with my concerns and he tells me this is swelling and soft tissue which will go down, however i have not been able to find much info from people who have experienced the same problem. ... (4 replies)
... op visit today where she changed dressing and took xrays. She said things are looking great, although she was a bit surprised by the amount of swelling still hanging around. ... (0 replies)

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