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... After many years of pain from my bunions decided to get them fixed. I was terrified after reading all the posts. I found a Dr. who does minimally invasive surgery which will get me back to dancing . Yes, get a second opinion. ... (8 replies)
... I am 10 weeks after bunion surgery. I can walk all day in a sneaker without pain or discomfort. I still have swelling aroung the big toe joint where the bunion was removed. It is also very stiff and rigid. I begged my pod for a script for pt and he said it is not necessary. ... (5 replies)
... weeks post op from bunion surgery. I had it done on my right foot five years ago and am very glad I did. I have no pain and my foot looks great. On May 1 I had it done on my left foot. ... (24 replies)

... what type of surgery did you have? ... (17 replies)
... I had bunion surgery with 4 hammertoes on Jan. 8, 2008. My foot still swells. I try to keep it up and on ice as much as I can. ... (17 replies)
... My doc told me I will wear the orthotic shoe for 6 weeks. Will there be anything after that or will I be able to go out dancing soon after the 6 weeks is up? ... (27 replies)
... Six months after surgery a friend convinced me to try Zumba. ... (24 replies)
... It was VERY discouraging to feel like I was going back in my recovery in the 3rd post op month. Also I got married and wore small heels and did some dancing which also contributed to the sesamoiditis I'm sure. ... (5 replies)
... Thanks for the updates everyone! I need to clarify the massage issue :D I didn't really mean having someone over to give you a nice relaxing massage, eventho that is definitey heavenly so go for it! :D I mean once your bandages are off and the feet can be wet, then you need to massage the dickens out of incision area/balls of feet every 3-4 hours and do the exercises (as... (87 replies)
... I am searching for a doctor to perform surgery on my hammer toe. Today I saw Dr. Moy as suggested by a friend. He is the fourth doctor that I have seen regarding my surgery. ... (73 replies)
... he foot a couple inches. I've read articles where the word pin and screw appeared to be used interchangeably. Some people have internal hardware removed months after surgery. I'm sorry this recovery is not going as well as the first. ... (87 replies)
... I started driving at 6 weeks after surgery. Twelve years ago I had one foot done and was only off work for one week. I don't recommend this. It was very difficult. ... (87 replies)
... free recuperation. While it is known that the recovery from bunion surgery can be very difficult and the pain excruciating, I had no need for any pain pills and was on my feet for limited periods the first week. ... (73 replies)
... I've had pain in my foot for about 15 years after a break dancing mishap. jammed big toe joint. I'm not sure if this was a cause of the bunion but my doctor says I do have a bunion. 10 years a go a doctor told me my sesmoid was fractured under the same joint and was probably the cause of my pain. ... (6 replies)
... o they reccomend in your area. you are so young to be going thru all this crap. my feet started going bad in my lower 30's. i was always so active. the first bunion surgery i had was when my daughter was 2 years old due to tap dancing. he ruined my foot. i hate doctors, but when they help it is so good. ... (20 replies)
... morning. I do think my toes are fused. Just my guess because I try and try to bend them. I see my doctor in another week and I will ask about PT. I want to start dancing again so bad and wear nice shoes. ... (17 replies)
... hi jean, Since I am pretty much 95% back to normal I don't read these boards as much as I used to. I just wanted to give you a little more info in case it helps. Correct me if i'm wrong, but i don't think that you were ever NWB? If so, I'm guessing that's why your Dr isn't sending you to a physical therapist. I would still strongly suggest asking him about giving you a... (17 replies)
... Amy, so sorry I didn't get to the computer to read the board sooner. I have been traveling. Thank you for your reply. I had 4 hammer toes and a bunion on my left foot. I asked the doctor before I had this done if I would be able to dance again and he told me yes. I do ballroom dancing. The shoes do have a heel. ... (17 replies)
... Surgery date: Jan 3 dbl bunionectomy (austin w. bone spur removal) I was somewhat weight bearing from the beginning and heel walked til 1 week when the wraps came off and I was told to try to walk normally at least part of the time. The sandles, I was told where built for rocking on. Also I didn't need much ice by that time since not much swelling. At 4 weeks I could wear... (17 replies)
... Thanks, I am not in pain when I walk, but I only walk on my heel. I am up and about a lot. I am used to being busy all the time. Just hate not being able to just jump up and do things. I have to find shoes that I can wear. None of mine will fit. Thanks for the reply. Jean (17 replies)

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