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... bone spur and cartilage graft. It's little different than your surgery but i'll give you some advice what to get. ... (2 replies)
... union. I go back to doctor tomorrow for my 8 week check up. I'm still totally NWB. It's been tough but hopefully the end is in sight. I'm glad your surgery went well! ... (17 replies)
... op, and can honestly say it wasn't that bad. My bunion was moderately severe, with the second toe affected and general metatarsal discomfort radiating to the outer ankle. ... (17 replies)

... I am new on here, I actually just Googled about things to help with flexibility after bunion surgery and found this thread. I currently am 22 years old and had my bunion surgery over a year ago to be exact June 16, 2010. It went TERRIBLE. ... (24 replies)
... The trick to avoiding pain post surgery is to lie down with your foot above the level of your heart for a full 6 weeks, like a bird hatching an egg. There are no shortcuts to bone healing. ... (14 replies)
... l with a big sole that stopped me putting any weight on the front of my foot and as to wear it for 6 weeks but at my check up the week before they found that the bone was solid so that I could walk properly again. ... (18 replies)
... and for the most part it went well. Pain was minimal and other than wearing the uncomfortable boot the healing was going fine. I am now at 5 weeks and I can finally start wearing a gym shoe but that's about it. ... (3 replies)
... sy and there is usually atleast one person to help. Maybe they are out because of the nice weather, I don't know, but this has happened to me also. Your upcoming surgery is VERY similar to the one I must have. I am very nervous about mine too. ... (20 replies)
... Everything looks good, no infection. Stitches are out, but the pin has to stay in for 6 weeks. I have a short walking boot as with the surgery shoe the strap was rubbing right on the pin. I feel so relived to get the soft cast off! ... (87 replies)
... inflammatory ie NSAIDs after surgery. You can check with your surgeon, cuz I know some belong to the school of thought where they believe the meds will inhibit bone healing etc. ... (87 replies)
... that's about right for 3 weeks. I'm at 9 weeks and just at the point of getting back to my long walks. Running would be too much of an impact for a bit. When I went back at 6 weeks for my X-rays my bone was just about healed so you don't want to do anything strenuos on your foot at LEAST until that bone is healed (6 weeks is average for bone healing). Definitely take it... (4 replies)
... To add on to dncergrl about bone healing. ... (7 replies)
... Hi Badfeet, Thanks for replying :) I went to the docotors on Tuesday for a follow up, and he said that we need take tougher measures. He took a swab to have it cultured and gave me Flucloxacillin 500mg to be taken 4 times a day and Metronidazole 400mg to be taken 3 times a day. I also have to visit the nurse regularly to have my dressing changed and an iodine strip... (240 replies)
... orning, but I work through what sort of feels like arthritic pain to achieve a better stretch. I do something every hour and as time passes and I'm trusting the bone healing more, I'm trying to be more aggressive with the stretching. This is something you do have to work through and even force, to retrain the foot. ... (22 replies)
... My bone has had delayed healing. There is a possibility though that it is due to my own clumsiness. ... (7 replies)
... s doable. I am not walking properly I am kind of shifting my weight and I am using the side of my foot t bear weight because I can feel the bone in the ball of my foot and if I keep walking on it, it will hurt. My toe points downward and lower than the rest of m other toes. ... (240 replies)
... hink he tells me this first becuase I'm a guy and he knows I want to push things along, and secondly, because of the extensive work that was done, you can't rush bone healing up. Sometimes you can accelerate tissue and muscle healing times, but you can't with bone. So please be careful, take things slow. ... (240 replies)
... on one foot and had also had bone fusion. You will be fine! The pain medicines will keep you in good shape. The main thing to remember is to take them before you need them. ... (39 replies)
Bunion Surgery
Mar 2, 2007
... ray "looked nice", what exactly looked nice...the bone healing? ... (5 replies)
... I had bunion surgery on Feb. 15th 2006. During the procedure a screw was placed into my toe to join the two bones but during the process my bone fractured and the screw had to be replaced with a wire. ... (5 replies)


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