... I am here to help you through your recovery and am happy to answer and and all questions you have and send you a hug when needed. ... (4 replies)
... Hi Dan, thanks for the post. I had a bunionectomy with akin osteotomy on Friday, the 12th. It's encouraging to hear a good result on these boards. I feel like my surgery went well. I am still on pain meds but the meds are keeping the pain down to a tolerable level and I'm hoping to be off the pain meds in the next day or two. The only worry I have is that I got my bandages a... (3 replies)
... This is my first post to these boards and hoping to get some good advice. I am 33 year old female and have had bunions ever since i was a teen. ... (6 replies)
... Welcome to the boards, Ecurox!
While I don't have any personal experience with deep skin cracks in my feet, I would encourage you to contact your surgeon's nurse to get his/her advice. I do know that deep cracks can become infected if not addressed, and that's the last thing you need right now.
That must be difficult trying to recover from your surgery with your little... (2 replies)
... y applying nerve blocking cream. I have my left foot to do on May 20th so I am hoping that I can use everything I learned this time around for a fast and speedy recovery on my next foot. ... (4 replies)
... Don't be subjected to the negative influences of other people when deciding to have the surgery or not. People were telling me how aweful, terrible, how 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. ... (0 replies)
... day surgeries", the recovery can be quite major. My uncle had bypass surgery and he was up and about pretty quick while I was down for a looong time. ... (4 replies)
... Welcome to the boards. You will find a lot of information here, there are many people with foot problems who have insights to share. A bunion is usually caused by structural problems in your foot and these problems have a lot to do with the arch being flat. ... (2 replies)
... I've tried doing research online but cant really find message boards or recommended surgeons specifically for bunions. ... (5 replies)
... oth forefeet started hurting, and most of my shoes became uncomfortable. I thought I had neuromas, odd for both feet. My first visit to the podiatrists brought a bunion diagnosis. I got a cortisone shot on the 2nd visit to help with my second toe, since ANY pressure from above became painful. ... (24 replies)
... inflammatory agent. Maybe you should ask your doctor for this. You've had the surgery, now your foot is healing. The recovery is very slow. Eventually the pain will lessen. Even at 12 weeks, continue to ice and put your foot up when you can. ... (11 replies)
Thank you for checking in :)
I just want to say I am rally sorry for assuming nothing bad was done to your foot, I feel really bad and I am glad you followed your instinct. That is quite serious what happened, especially if left unchecked, although you don’t need to worry, because it will improve.
I know what you mean about the increased journey duration, it... (240 replies)
... Thank you for your kinds word, I don't feel alone when I am on the boards but sometimes when you see all your friends and family doing what you used to do, you kind just wish the recovery process would hurry up! ... (240 replies)
... tely wasn't hair gel. I was very stiff from nerves, they the put a gas mask which really helped and the feeling was great, I fell asleep!!! I then woke up in the recovery room, full of questions and very very happy, I awoke ten miniutes after surgery and I did not feel sick, I felt fantastic, like nothing happened! ... (240 replies)
... w. I also had a Mortons Neuroma removed, and that was added time of recovery. Take care, and if your Dr. won't answer your questions, check back with the message boards and you should get some good help here. ... (7 replies)
... ll in physical therapy but otherwise pretty much back to normal. Still have some issues with dancing and running but very minimal. The doctor will tell you the recovery time is about 6 weeks but I'm sure you can tell from the boards that it takes a few months if not a year to get fully back to normal. ... (12 replies)
... Hi there! After following these boards for 4 months (since my surgery - one toe, chevron bunionectomy), I'll try to tell you what I've seen as average. Everyone is different, though! I've been happy w/my outcome. I was off work for four days - one for the surgery, then 3 days of recovery. By the end of that time I was totally stir-crazy. I was allowed to be weight... (9 replies)
... I'm sorry I haven't checked the boards lately, but I had a Lapidus procedure last October. ... (17 replies)
... it sounds like docs. are mixed on whether or not they prescribe it, but it seems like everyone on the message boards who's had it has been very happy they did. ... (2 replies)
... I feel like I was ahead of the curve for the first week or so, but that leveled off. Now I've been stuck at about 95 percent for a month or two. Without these boards I'd be pretty discouraged, but after reading the experiences of others, I think I must be pretty normal! ... (6 replies)