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... My partner is getting bunion surgery on both feet and I wanted to know what I should expect and what will be needed of me and for how long. ... (5 replies)
... i just had the bunion surgery 1 week ago. ... (13 replies)
... k your doctor to show you an xray of your foot vs a "normal" foot. You will see that the differences go beyond just having a "bump" to shave off. With corrective bunion surgery, your dr. will realign the structure of the bones in your feet to as close to normal as possible. ... (5 replies)

... blocks, so I was in no pain until the following morning and even then it was hardly noticeable. The Phisio put me in walking shoes which velcro over the plaster casts and I had to walk with crutches. ... (14 replies)
... etween the achiles tendon and bunions and no doc ever mentioned this to me. However, we're all different. As for being off your feet, this is just part of having bunion surgery. ... (3 replies)
... has been far easier. All I can think is the technique of the surgeon has a lot to do with recovery. I also credit the fiberglass mini casts on my feet, as these protect my feet from accidental bumping and make sleeping much easier. ... (3 replies)
... I going to have bunion surgery on my right foot in 3 weeks. Because I have a bad back, I can't use crutches and have to rely on a walker. Has anyone had the same problem? ... (2 replies)
... I had surgery on both feet, 6 weeks ago, the kind where they cut and pin the bone. ... (6 replies)
... Osteoctomy is what he said I think. He said I'll be in casts for 6 weeks. The first 3 weeks I won't be able to walk though. But I'm over weight so that may change things a bit. ... (11 replies)
... operatively I will have bandages and a surgical shoe so no casts have been mentioned. He mentioned a nerve block to control the pain as well. ... (3 replies)
... I had the above mentioned surgeries done to my left foot on July 7, 2010. I was in casts and NWB until August 12, 2010 when my dr. removed the cast and put me in a boot and said I could do PWB. ... (0 replies)
... Had this ssurgery in Dec.2009. Mine was 4 bunions and 8 hammertoes..very extensive and both feet at same time. I had casts for 5 weeks and 18 wires. I didn't have severe pain until I got the casts off and the wires out. ... (20 replies)
... Day 4 after the left foot bunionectomy and things are still going well. I really don't even need pain medication of any kind at the moment. I'm sure this will change as I start trying to walk more! I am wondering about the different types of boots, surgical shoes, casts, etc. that everyone had, has or will have. My foot is bandaged in a bunch of white gauze and tape,... (87 replies)
... Do you know the surgery will be inpatient or outpatient? ... (5 replies)
... You can always send and e-mail message to your surgeon through Kaiser's website, it may take them a while to respond, but they are required to do so. You can leave the boot on and put a bag of frozen peas behind your knee as you elevate your foot. This will cool down the blood on its way to the foot and lessen the swelling. It works, really. There are those of us with casts... (7 replies)
... Have you had the surgery? I think it depends on what procedure you had. Some people are in casts, boots or the surgical shoe (which I had). Some people have permanent screws, plates or temporary pins. My doctor said I could put weight on the heel for balance, but was very clear I shouldn't be doing anything but getting up to eat and go to the bathroom the first week. I... (7 replies)
... dy said hello to you in another thread from when we knew each other at the Eye and Vision forum. You've moved from Ypsi to Bellville, I see. I'm in Taylor. My bunion surgery isn't even scheduled yet, which probably will require a screw, but I'm here learning all I can well in advance. ... (40 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)
... Dancergal, did your foot ache and swell at 10 weeks, as you left your casts behind and started PT? ... (17 replies)
... I know that recovery from each bunionectomy procedure is different, but I have always wondered how people who are in casts/boots, etc. regain flexibility after their feet are immobile for 6-8 weeks. My doctor told me if I wanted my toes to be flexible, it was really important to move them a lot starting after only two weeks. I was also weight-bearing from that time on,... (19 replies)

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