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... ly. When I try to bend the big toe without help it bends but ofcourse not as far as the toe on my non surgical foot. I guess the more I excercise it the better ROM of I will get. I havent been as dilingent with my bending exercise but I think my light walking helped somewhat. ... (50 replies)
... My ortho recommended physical therapy 8 weeks post surgery - when I was released from the boot. PT has made a huge difference in ROM b/c he pushes much harder than I could/would! My dr. said no barefoot - wear crocs in the house. (21 replies)
... icker heal time than most, but its still going to be about 2 months before I should expect to wear anything besides gym shoes. Also, he is really agressive with therapy and had me start PT the week after surgery. ... (2 replies)

... and you NEED therapy to get your ROM back. ... (24 replies)
... My big toe still has some ROM issues. Just keep working it by bending it up and down by the joint. I didnt have physical therapy. The bending was all my Dr. wanted me to do. ... (50 replies)
... Listen to the doctor, and do take advantage of the physical therapy. Your toe will hurt and be stiff, but gaining ROM will eventually reduce the pain and stiffness. ... (50 replies)
... Doctor recommended physical therapy as well. I probably should have been doing it already but the toe has been so sore. I will go try it on Thursday. ... (50 replies)
... etc. Now, at 6 months, I have a 90 degree ROM in my big toe, but I climbed a mountain to get that back. ... (13 replies)
... Being so long in a cast will make your foot and toes very stiff. I'd ease back into gentle ROM and if possible go to PT. Use hot water therapy and ice. If you have scar tissue, start to massage that, because it will also help with ROM. I am 6 months postop, from an akin. ... (24 replies)
... At 10 weeks, having had a similar procedure, I was still in alot pain. In fact, i was in alot of pain up through the 4th month, as I struggled to regain ROM, in my big toe joint. Now, at 5 1/2 months postop, my pain has travelled to the arch of my foot and the ball of my foot, as I try to increase my activity level, though it's much less than the first 4 months. I'm a... (13 replies)
... weeks ago and my doc had me start physical therapy on Monday. I go 3 times a week for the next 4 weeks. ... (23 replies)
... k lc's thread so i will try to be as brief as possible...basically my osteotomies were positioned wrong...I had nerves and muscles cut and damaged..and lost most ROM due to scarring and bad angles. I developed neuromas and more damage because of shearing in the new crooked feet. ... (28 replies)
... ps plus I have RSD...even after the first op I lost a lot of ROM. Nobody could ever explain why until my current ortho..he explained the adhesion thing. We tried therapy to break them up but at some point the pain of trying to 'tear' them apart is more than you can take... ... (28 replies)
... procedure is done, there is usually not a ROM problem in the big toe. But my big toe is all locked up. So she did recommend physical therapy, which I was sort of hoping for. ... (19 replies)
... too about just "feeling" a certain way. It's what your body is used to and how you're used to feeling. I ended up putting on around 13 extra lbs. The physical therapy has been helping me so much I can't tell you! ... (27 replies)
... t to put any pressure at ALL on the front of my feet....and now the bones have actually atrophied! He then laughed and said that he hadn't sent anyone to pt for bunion surgery before!! That was only for those who had surgery on ankles, etc. ... (32 replies)
... My PT says to this week is last week of therapy then I just need to finish this on my own. I'm terrified since the therapy does not seem to be improving anything. Any advice anyone? ... (3 replies)
... too soon and when I was finally allowed to do things like move out of the cast into the boot, partial weight bear in the boot, full weight, move to a shoe, start rom exercises etc. ... (4 replies)
... op prior to doing ROM exercises and then did them religiously for an hour a day. ... (35 replies)
... my foot at night and support my arch and cushion the ball of my foot, in a variety of ways. I just try different things. The menthol gels helps some, hot water therapy can help, ice can help.... I got a little cortisone put in, above the big toe joint..to early to know if that helps. ... (90 replies)


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