... e and can push it further before feeling pain than I could 7 days ago. My foot also swells anytime it's not elevated which makes it very uncomfortable wearing my sneakers for too long. ... (2 replies)
... I started PT last week (6-1/2 weeks post-surgery. I am doing the range of motion exercises but can't believe the pain and swelling they are causing. I also started walking in sneakers (vs. Surgical shoe), practicing a normal gait where I roll through my toes. Has anyone else had this much pain from PT? I don't see my doctor or PT for another 2 weeks. (2 replies)
... Hi..please I need someone to help me out!! I had bunion surgery 5 months ago, i was NWB for 2 mnths, after that the doc said to start walking with sneakers. ... (1 replies)
... HI -
I am six weeks post-surgery - Lapidus procedure for the bunion/first metatarsal, shortening of second and pin in the hammertoe....
Start Phys therapy this week. Foot is still very stiff and the big toe and hammertoe are on the numb side - doc said I had a strong nerve block and it will take a few months for all effects to subside. At the 5/2 doc visit he wanted me... (0 replies)
... s healing fine, my pain was mostly from the pinky toe. but nothing too unexpected. After that i pretty much put my foot in anything it fit into..which was mostly sneakers and grandma loafers. ... (4 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)
... I am almost 4 weeks into my recovery. My doc wants me to start wearing shoes for no more than an hour a day for now. He has said no sneakers or closed shoes yet, I'm wondering if anyone has tried Birkenstock sandals? ... (0 replies)
... Hi, I am new to this group.... Looking for some advise :)
Wow 4 days after surgery ?? My Dr. told me at least 3wks. My Surgery is scheduled for Sept 24th I have waited this long, so why not a bit longer ) after all I want to enjoy the rest of the SUMMER TIME !
I am VERY NERVOUS about this. But I Do Like And TRUST The Podiatrist who will be doing my surgery. ... (2 replies)
... I had a bunion surgery back in March which also required 2 screws. When I was about 8 weeks post op I also had similar complaints. ... (2 replies)
... days after surgery. Job requires lots of walking. Wore a soft boot for 6 weeks. Doc says bones have healed. 2 screws were installed. 8 wks post op scar and bunion site still very tender. ... (2 replies)
... I wore my MBTs I think between 7 month to 10 month post op and prior to that, I was wearing old pair of my sneakers that were "wrap-around" (no shoe lace or tongue) so they conformed to my swelling feet quite well :)
Happy shopping! (18 replies)
... Hi cg71,
The recovery really depends on the type of procedure you have. For example, a Chevron is usually be faster than a Scarf which in turns is faster than a Lapidus. However, not only the type of procedure, but also your age, health condition, post op care etc will play a role in your recovery as well.
I had Scarf done and I remember I put on sneakers at 6 weeks to... (1 replies)
... Im 31 years old female and I had bunion surgery done on my right foot on Feb 21, 2011. Its been two and a half months since my surgery and I still can't walk properly. ... (2 replies)
... ld me I can wear sneakers. So, today I bought a new pair of sneakers. I was disheartened in the store because my foot was too swollen to fit into any womens wide sneakers and I had to buy a mens! It doesn't look terribly swollen, but the big toe joint area is swollen. ... (18 replies)
... I had bunion surgery 10 months ago and still in the recovery mode. grr. I wanted to let you know that my foot was bruised a lot, too. ... (7 replies)
... I am having surgery in a few months, and am also concerned about the shoe issue. I tried on a pair of New Balance in my size in a "wide" (I'm usually a "M"), and they were tight! I am not really a fan of sneakers or lace-up shoes, so I'm not sure what I'll be doing afterwards. I hope you find something that works for you! (5 replies)
... mini tightrope bunion procedure six weeks ago, and while I am getting around somewhat in regular sneakers, I am still in pain, mostly the tops of my feet and stiffness in both toes. ... (0 replies)
... I try to massage it. I almost need 2 different size shoes. I'm still wearing mostly just New Balance sneakers or Clarks velcro sandals to help. Sorry that's not encouraging. ... (2 replies)
... I am worried about having bunion surgery in two weeks. Like others, I have a trash bag of shoes I cannot wear. I'm down to Dansko clogs. The golf shoes hurt. ... (3 replies)
... Roydale... Thanks for the note. The muscle cramps have stopped thankfully.
I think Alice is walking or doing a dangerous amount of movements. Hopefully she can calm down. :-) I still cant believe she tried to drive already with both feet done. Made me wonder why I could do nothing for so long but your note sounds more like how i feel where you wouldnt want to even if you... (14 replies)