... ased to full on workout until almost 12 weeks the first time and 9 the second. So, even with the same patient, same doctor, same procedure only 1 year apart, my recovery times were different. Defiinitely check with your doctor for your individual recovery and recommendations. ... (1 replies)
... I'm really learning a lot from hearing about recovery times. ... (24 replies)
... On Friday, I underwent hammertoe and taylor's bunion surgery. So far so good. I am still bandaged, but swelling does not seem bad at all! ... (2 replies)
... other pods before making a final decision as to which doc to go with. Ask how many bunionectomies they do a year, their success rates, their typical recovery times, even if they can talk to patients who have already been through the procedure. ... (8 replies)
... Everyone is different and there are different procedures that have varying recovery times. I had my right foot done and was on crutches for 2 weeks. . . ... (5 replies)
... I agree with Jen.AS long as you have a good Doctor I would follow his recomendations.Everyone on these boards have experienced different types of surgeries and recovery times.Some have even had both feet done at the same time.I would at least start with the first one and see how you make out with that one. ... (4 replies)
... Hi, I have not had my second bunion done, but I would like to caution you against trying to make your decision based on a survey like this. ... (4 replies)
... 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)
... OP never responded to her post so wonder what happened. I am 6 weeks post op. Great toe fusion with three hammer toes fused and metatarsals shortened. My surgeon is conservative and told me I would have a cast for ten weeks, primarily because of the big toe fusion. Today I got 35 stitches and 3 wires out of the lesser toes. Third cast today. I have stayed elevated for six... (6 replies)
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... 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)
... Hey Devkid!
Just wanted to say great advice, which applies to whether you're 27 or 77! I can totally relate to all your points. I'm 2nd week now & the time has draggggged, even tho I have books, mags, laptop, & various hand projects @ my elbow. The most exciting things that happen all day is getting up & down to bathroom....puhleeze! But what can we say...we must all... (2 replies)
... that everything is okay. I've very lightly bumped my foot a couple times on accident, but nothing major, and I'm using crutches to get around. ... (2 replies)
... 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. My doctor said that the surgery recovery time is 8 weeks in a hard cast below the knee NWB and then boot for 2 weeks after. I am ok with the recovery time but am afraid of afterwards. ... (6 replies)
... in the toe which would correct the angle, but which would not need a screw or stitches. The break would be held in place with bandages. He also would remove the bunion and cut the tendons to keep proper alignment of the toe. ... (8 replies)
... re allowed to wear a sneaker, then you will be able to attempt a normal gait, and trust me, it will be uncomfortable for the first few weeks. I am 7 wks post op bunion and Tailor bunionectomies on my left foot. ... (8 replies)
... in a sneaker and are allowed to walk small distances, focus on using the proper gait. Roll off the toes, and don't be put off by some discomfort. My first few times out walking with "purpose", I was saying "Ow, ow, ow". ... (21 replies)
... I really can't see myself just sitting on a chair or table ever so calmly while they stick me 4 times with a giant needle. I also have concerns about how aware I will be during the procedure... ... (9 replies)
... Good morning, Twinx :)
BTW, congratulations on your recent wedding!!!! I forgot to mention this yesterday.
Just wanted to add that my surgery was done by an orthopedic surgeon who specializes in foot/ankle surgery.
As with many, I did not receive a lot of specific instructions and "don't dos" but I've tried to limit my walking as much as possible the first two... (11 replies)
... I had both feet done a week ago today. I had an Akin osteotomy on both feet and also had a tailor's bunion removed from each foot. The surgery lasted an hour and a half followed by two hours in recovery. ... (11 replies)