It appears you have not yet Signed Up with our community. To Sign Up for free, please click here....



Message Board


Foot & Ankle Problems Board Index
Pages: 1 2 3 Showing 1 - 20 of 55 for bunion recovery stories. (0.007 seconds)


... Hope your recovery is going well. ... (18 replies)
... Would be great to swap recovery stories! ... (18 replies)
... I am waiting for a date to have both my bunions removed. I am wondering roughly how long it could be before I am back to living a "normal" life after surgery. We have a 14 month old labrador who I need to make some plans to get walked while I am recoverinig. While I was walking her this morning I couldn't help but start wondering how long after surgery it would be... (1 replies)

... I'm not sure if your question is for me or kasey10, but I'll answer. I was off of my feet for several days and then started hobbling around keeping surgical sandals on at all times. I was into tennis shoes at week 4 and could've gone back to work then for at least a few hours anyway (though I don't work). The key for me was ice and constant elevation. (3 replies)
... What kind of surgery did you have? I had an austin bunionectomy 3 weeks ago. I was so nervous due to so many online horror stories but my recovery is going great (knock on wood). I am in a surgical sandal and there is no swelling and just some soreness but no pain. How long were you off of it and how long off work...just curious? Good luck! (3 replies)
... online about big toe fusion being the recommended type of surgery for my type of foot problem but I am nervous about the whole big toe fusion thing. I have read stories on here that are horrible and I have also seen post that were not so bad of an experience. ... (6 replies)
... I read a lot of horror stories on here and I feel bad for those who didn't recover so easily. ... (2 replies)
... using the Scarf Akin procedure. I have read so many stories that put fear into me while I was waiting for my surgery that I thought I would post what, to date, has been a positive experience. ... (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)
... 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)
... without too much flex in my foot. I can't wear heels of any kind. But I'm thankful to be living an active life again. My feet look good! The scars show, but the bunion bumps are gone. It's much easier to buy shoes. I'd say it took almost a year for ALL the swelling to subside. ... (37 replies)
... Readng everyones comments and other posts made me stop and ask questions and continue reading eveyones stories and found out it is different for almost everyone in recovery time. ... (29 replies)
... Hi, it's great to read stories from people who have had the surgery and are now in the recovery stage. I had a double bunionectomy last Thursday and was not sure what to expect. I seem to be able to hobble around on the crutches and the pain is not too bad. ... (8 replies)
... Hi Aimski. I am so glad I started this post. It is so good to see how others dealt with the surgery and recovery. I am pleased to report that it is now 11 weeks since my surgery on the right foot. I am pain free. I have been back at work for 2 weeks. The swellling is getting less. Still swells if I can't get to have a little rest with the foot up during the day, but it... (87 replies)
... hi dl, you are such an inspiration! so glad you went and you can take more time off. hopefully you will go out more. (240 replies)
... surgeon said i don't have to put them back on anymore, but I might wrap a thin layer to prevent the toe from bending back into it's position, because i have read stories where their bunions returned. I will be taking a bath tonight! Such a relief but I am quite afraid of how it will feel, will it burn? ... (240 replies)
... It's probably better not to do any more reading about people's experiences unless they're positive stories! It reminds me of the horror stories about long labors and complicated deliveries that I heard when I was pregnant. ... (16 replies)
... aligned bones in place. I see the doctor on Monday and hope to get the "go ahead" to start bearing weight. Anyway, I had always heard such horror stories about this surgery but my pain was minimal. ... (18 replies)
... It sounds like you have an honest surgeon who isn't giving any unrealistic hopes. I think that you need to talk with your surgeon about a very realistic recovery timeline. You should discuss with them your feelings and fears to really decide if this is right for you. ... (16 replies)
... Hi everyone, next Friday on the 4th of November I am set to have my bunion and bunionette corrected on my right foot, once that is healed then I will be having the left one done. ... (3 replies)


Associated Tags: bunion, bunion surgery, bunion surgery recovery, foot, numbness, surgery, swelling

Pages: 1 2 3

All times are GMT -7. The time now is 12:56 AM.



Site owned and operated by HealthBoards.comô
Terms of Use © 1998-2017 HealthBoards.comô All rights reserved.
Do not copy or redistribute in any form!