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... I had a double bunionectomy January 2004, and wanted to give an update on how my surgery has been. I'm also hoping that any of ya'll who went through this during that time will see this thread and let me know how you are doing. ... (9 replies)
... yep surgeon said i was okay to go back to the gym. But im not sure what to start off doing. im still finding it pretty difficult to walk, as having lots of pain in the toe joint. I wanted to get back to Bikram yoga...but not sure if the 37 deg heet will cause my foot to swell? (6 replies)
... You should ask your doctor. I started off by riding the stationary bike and swimming and then gradually working my way to using the eliptical and back to running. The eliptical and running took a long time to get back to where I was before surgery. ... (6 replies)

... Hi, I am 22 years old and will be having a lapidus bunion fusion on Wednesday. The podiatrist is also lengthening my calf tendon at the same time. I am scared because this is my first major surgery. ... (39 replies)
... I been lurking and reading a bit here, and see that many of you have or are having bunion surgery. ... (8 replies)
... I am glad I came across this site. I am an active 40 yr old.I am having bilateral foot surgery in a few weeks. ... (12 replies)
... surgery 2 months ago, and I'm glad that I had both of my feet done at the same time. The pain was really minimal and I could walk in surgical shoes the day of the surgery. ... (8 replies)
... It is so interesting how everyone is so different. MY surgery was for a more complicated bunion and I was cut further down the foot than the austin chevron so I think healing takes longer. ... (23 replies)
... Thanks Iceweiden, that was a helpful post. I am about a month ahead of you and have tried similar things to desensitize and soften my scar tissue. It hurts alot, so, it's affirming to know you are going through something similar. ... (28 replies)
... If you can afford a hot tub, get one, because I've found it to be great therapy. I don't know if you swim or not, but, if there is a club nearby, swimming and water walking; etc. are great morale boosters. (19 replies)
... I wish you all the best. I know at 4 months, I'm still dealing with postop swelling and joint tenderness. I'm at about 75 degrees, but, in the morning my toe joint is stiff and I have to work through it all over again. Slow progress.... ... (19 replies)
... I am walking more, I did an hour on forest trails on Sunday and felt good. The only thing holding me back now is that my toes are still stiff when I extend my stride. That is a slowly improving factor that I need to work on. ... (22 replies)
... I agree with Dancergal, check out the website Footsmart and they'll also send you a catalog of their products. I'm going to check out something called Yogatoes, check that out on the web. I had interesting PT today. ... (22 replies)
... I had the Austin procedure done, pins in 4 toes. My foot looks somewhat normal in the morning, but swells as the day goes on. I just started putting weight on it Friday. The hardest thing is trying to find shoes that my foot will fit in. I don't have pain in my foot, just feels as if the top is burning. I am worried because I can't bend my toes. I go back to doctor in three... (17 replies)
... yes, my foot was definitely still swelling at the 10 week mark. I had swelling up until about 6 or 7 months later, and still have residual swelling occasionally, but it's very minor. ... (17 replies)
... I was NWB for the first 2 weeks and I was PWB up to the 6th week. ... (22 replies)
... Dito to everything Dancergal said... I am only 10 weeks postop and am just walking upright, full weight bearing, with some confidence, though my foot swells and aches fairly quickly. I am in PT and now know this will be a long haul, before I'm running and being as active as I generally am.... ... (17 replies)
... onary bike at 7 weeks, but, as a runner, I must admit that is too much pressure on my foot right now, so, I'd be hesitant about spinning for awhile. I have been swimming laps....some....but walking for much more than an afternoon, running errands, is too much. ... (23 replies)
... done on Dec. 27th. I'm about 9 weeks post op, and I've started PT. From how I feel and from what I've heard, I hope to be running within 6 months. I'm just now swimming, but, as fit as I've been, it will now take months to get back into shape. ... (7 replies)
... me get back into running shape. My PT says it probably won't be until the summer, when I'm running strongly. In the meantime, I'm graduating to the elliptical and I'm now swimming, though I must admit I feel weak. It will take time to rebuild my strength. ... (240 replies)

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