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... Have you ever tried stepping on a tennis ball, very lightly or doing some stretching exercises because it sounds as if you just have tightness down there, which I had had and have you stopped to think of the after effects of such surgery? ... (4 replies)
Bunion Surgery
Mar 20, 2013
... I totally agree with what danabarb said in that you should try the strengthening and loosening exercises first. It pains me to think of someone your age going through the trauma of foot surgery. ... (6 replies)
... Yes, that's exactly the cause. Try to pay attention to how you walk and do it as properly as possible. Do stretching exercises for the hip too. Lots...it's going to need it. ... (5 replies)

... 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. Every surgery case and bunion operation can be different. My understanding is that there are over 100 different procedures that can be done. ... (0 replies)
... I saw a PT for about 4 weeks in January and that really helped. I highly recommend it. He did stretching exercises and showed me how to do them on my own. This prevented scar tissue build up. ... (6 replies)
... developed there. I was told to always wear high quality tennis shoes with good arch support, and inserts for more arch support. And shoes that don't bend.And do stretching exercises at least twice a day. The lump should dissipate on it's own. But must always have arch support! To slow the process from worsening. ... (7 replies)
... I had bunion surgery 15 years ago. Never went to pt. They don't even do the surgery that I had anymore. ... (32 replies)
... My pod specializes in dance medicine & works specifically with actors and dancers to get them back on their feet and working. If you make a living from being on your feet and demonstrating steps and combinations, I'd say PT is mandatory. I had basic stretching exercises, but my PT routine got me up and doing it twice a week, out of my house (where I could just tell myself... (8 replies)
... advil can be great friends. There's some good stretching exercises to do to help keep things at bay that you might ask your doctor about. ... (11 replies)
... Hey Roz, no worries - it won't be that bad. She'll probably want you to push yourself a little bit though which makes it slightly uncomfortable & sometimes a little painful but, honestly it's not too bad. Especially if you've been wiggling your toes since the surgery. The uncomfortable-ness is from trying to stretch things back out so they don't grow back & stay "stuck". ... (1 replies)
... The coldness may be due to the clotting of the blood due to less activity. Exercises can be done only after the foot gets healed. You can start with the manipulation exercises which will help in the movement of the toes. ... (19 replies)
... Hi Rosal, take each day as it comes and dont over do it. I as back at the surgeon on Friday and at last I am finally allowed to weightbear on foot after 13 weeks, I have no swelling and can fit into my normal size shoes now, my foot is so much narrower and is looking good. I didn't have any physio but have been doing exercises to keep the joint supple just stretching and... (18 replies)
... o the second toe. I have seen the doctor, who admitted that the ligament "contracted." I asked for physical therapy, but have not been diligent about doing the exercises on my own. ... (8 replies)
... until I went to physical therapy. I STRONGLY recommend PT to anyone and everyone that has bunion surgery. Once I started doing that, and the main thing that MUST be done in PT is the therapist actually working on your foot. ... (18 replies)
... I had bunion surgery the day after Thanksgiving! One pin and 2 screws were permanently inserted as well as bone shaved on both sides of my right foot. ... (11 replies)
... I am also sitting at home with my foot up and ice. I had 2 ligaments reconstructed, 2 tendons repaired, a bunion removed and several bone spurs removed near the big toe as well. I was wondering what a really reasonable time would be before returning to work. ... (14 replies)
... This morning I tried some exercises in bed on my stomach. To get into a runners stretch , get on hands and knees and elevate affected foot. ... (23 replies)
... I am post op 3 days. My foot has been elevated at the level of my head day and night most of the time and I can honestly say I have no pain and very rarely discomfort. I don't think I have much swelling with the foot way up there. I elevate both legs to keep my back level. I don't put any weight on it when I transfer from couch to scooter, to bed, to bathroom, etc. ... (23 replies)
... wmkcolors - My surgery was 15 months ago and at the direction of my surgeon, was moving my toe from day one, (slowly and carefully at first and gradually increasing as time went by.) I went to physio starting at about 8 weeks after surgery, twice a week for 2 months and religiously did ROM exercises, ie-stretching, picking up marbles/a towel, the whole nine yards, on my own at... (19 replies)
... ch as leaning my arms on the wall in front of me with my bad foot behind and the good foot in front, you can really feel the stretching. I am still doing the toe exercises although not as much as I use to now that I am back at work. I can walk down the stars faster and use both feet, which is a big improvement as well. ... (240 replies)


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