... hour surgery ended up being 8 hours. I've written posts about the healing process from my perspective which you should be able to see under old posts. ... (13 replies)
... op I began taking Zumba, which is an aerobic, latin dance type exercise class. ... (11 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)
... again. You should wait to dance until you notice that your foot isn't swelling as much. It is a LONG recovery, but so worth it when it is behind you! ... (17 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)
... All of your posts are really helpful. I am a dancer, a salsa dancer , meaning I dance in heels and it is essential sometimes to performance. ... (240 replies)
... I been lurking and reading a bit here, and see that many of you have or are having bunion surgery. ... (8 replies)
... Hello my doc is a Orthopedic foot and ankle surgeon and had done surgery on many of the athletes from Boston ! ... (6 replies)
... I strongly suggest you see only one who is. You might check with your local college athletic department, the Patriots, a professional dance company, the Celtics and see who they use. Go see that person. ... (6 replies)
... proudgrma and LASassy, I've just turned 57 last week. I've always been very active - dance, hiking even boot camp. At the beginning I tried to push through the pain. Probably not a good thing.
I had my surgery in mid December and would have to say, living in a cold climate, that it's the best time to be in bed rest/limited mobility. The only big challenge was getting out of... (13 replies)
... Or a major college athletic department or professional dance company? ... (7 replies)
... I considering having neuroma surgery at the Mayo Clinic with Dr. Kitaoka but am terrified. I will be 70 and had bad result from bunion surgery in 2094 done by orthopedic on both feet, had pain in right foot for 7 years. ... (14 replies)
... I got a bunion surgery in both sides of my feet, the little toe and hammer toes 2,3,4th. The doctor told me that I will be ready to go back to work on 3 weeks because I was young. ... (6 replies)
... Thank to all the members with their info. I want to walk normal with no pain. To dance, to walk a marathon, everything!!! I seen my podotrist 1 time and will see him next week, Monday. I'll talk to him and so what he has to say, so will be ok now with me. Once again, thank you all!!! (14 replies)
... Long story short, that was a few years ago and my unfused toe and I took 3 dance classes this weekend, jumping, turning and generally acting half my age. I love my podiatrist. ... (14 replies)
... Not knowing where you are, I would suggest finding out who the Utes or the Jazz use for foot problems and go to him/her. Or if there is a professional dance/ballet company in Salt Lake City, try them for a referral. (1 replies)
... wow, pain free, sounds great!!
so what do you do for work? how come it took you 9 weeks before going back?
My doc told me 4 weeks at the most...( I have a desk job) is yours more physical?
a massage sounds great!! will do that once I get these bandages off:angel::angel:
keep dancing!! (87 replies)
... Hi Aimski. I am so glad I started this post. It is so good to see how others dealt with the surgery and recovery. I am pleased to report that it is now 11 weeks since my surgery on the right foot. I am pain free. I have been back at work for 2 weeks. ... (87 replies)
... Counting the months until I can dance again ... ... (87 replies)