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... I say get it done. The recovery wasn't too bad and I was driving in about a week (with my boot). I'm glad I got it done cuz now they don't hurt anymore. You'll be fine, just don't plan on doing anything major the first week (1 replies)
... te, but I haven't noticed the pulsing and pain that Rightie describes. Whoever said that their foot is smaller now, I have the same thing. The foot without the bunion looks like they attached someone else's foot to the end of my leg. I don't know what that is going to mean with regard to finding a pair of shoes now!!! ... (14 replies)
... I had surgery last Fri and the cast is driving me crazy. My foot feels hot and sweaty and very uncomfortable. It doesn't feel too tight or anything. ... (1 replies)

... I am scheduled to get an Austin bunionectomy and a tailor bunionectomy on my right foot next Tuesday. I am 21 and have a "moderate" bunion. My bunion has been causing me years of pain and has been progressively getting worse. After trying special shoes and cortisone shots I decided it was time. ... (0 replies)
... I had bunion surgery and surgery to relieve the pressure of Neuroma symptoms 8 weeks ago. The bunion surgery is healing nicely. ... (12 replies)
... I am scheduled for PTT debribement and bunion surgery. NWB for 4 weeks. ... (3 replies)
... No, I'm not in a wheel chair. I wear the high "ski boot"-type post-surgical boots. At this point, I use one crutch -- mostly for added support. At the beginning of the day, after a night of sleep I find my feet are less painful. By the end of the day after numerous trips to the bathroom, kitchen, doing a load of laundry, my feet do hurt and it feels good (mandatory!) to... (10 replies)
... weeks into recovering from bunion surgery, toe fusion, and arthritis repair on the top of my foot. ... (70 replies)
... Don't be subjected to the negative influences of other people when deciding to have the surgery or not. People were telling me how aweful, terrible, how long the recovery was, how I would not walk for months, how this and how that.... ... (0 replies)
... Good to know lunababy! I think I will have my left foot done first. I forgot about the driving part!! ... (9 replies)
... akin procedure. They cut the bunion and cut the big toe bone and put a staple in the bone, not a screw. it looked like a staple. ... (14 replies)
... Dont get caught driving with the boot or you'll get a ticket or if you're in an accident your insurance won't cover you. You're considered an impaired driver when you can't wear a real shoe. ... (14 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)
... but I think I was driving before when I was able to wear sneakers. ... (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)
... On Friday, I underwent hammertoe and taylor's bunion surgery. So far so good. I am still bandaged, but swelling does not seem bad at all! ... (2 replies)
... Unless your doctor says you need to be in a cast or walking boot, you should not need a wheelchair unless you want it for getting around outside. I had both feet done at once and was loaned a motorized chair which I used as my own personal mini-car to go places that were too far for me to walk. It was convenient, but not necessary. I could walk to the bathroom from Day One,... (7 replies)
... op. Everyone's body is different and, as such, everyone's surgery will be different. So while, we can tell you our experiences, yours may or may not be similar. ... (39 replies)
... foot. He said I should start flexing my toes and my ankle. I have been doing that, somewhat. I'm still concerned about the driving. I don't like the idea of driving while my foot feels heavy and numb. There's no one who lives near me, either, who could drive me. ... (10 replies)
... azy and I was afraid I would slip on wet leaves or ground. Probably a smart move on my part. I plan to go in tomorrow and of course it is my right foot also so driving is out. I have to be chauffered and I hate that part. ... (10 replies)


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