... 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)
... I had a nerve block from knee down and twilight sleep. I am not a martyr so I took the oxy evening of surgery and every 12 hours for 5 days. I was never in pain! I could tell the foot was tender after all that slicing and dicing but that was all. ... (23 replies)
... It just seems like there has been no information from the doctor concerning rehab after surgery, or just how long and involved the healing process would be. I wasn't told anything other than what to do the first 48 hours. ... (19 replies)
... yes i have had two opartion's the 1st op i had a infetion and that took a bout a week or two and 2nd which i just had is in the heling prosear have you ever bash your oparated foot it harts like hell the opartion the i had was a scar ofopamey (11 replies)
... I am going through this right now. Please tell me what they did. I had a second surgery to clean out the infection, but it came back after they took me off the antibiotics (11 replies)
... wound care speciality I don't know if either are a part of your National Health Services or not. Believe me the latter is far better than here because this whole process is costing a fortune. ... (11 replies)
... hat we are all looking for is pink. I am sharing my story because I believe that my surgeon was concerned about an infection setting in because the wound was not healing thus the extra precautions were taken. I continued to take antibiotics which gave me side effects because I was on them too long. ... (11 replies)
... d 2nd metatarsal osteotomy. I had some permanent hardware put in the bones. So everything was going great the first couple of weeks, not much pain, and wound was healing well. ... (11 replies)
... I'm a 34 year old female and I had bunion surgery on my left foot in early December, so I'm about 10 weeks ahead of you in the healing process. ... (2 replies)
... i went back to my consultant yesterday as still have a pain in my big toe joint. He X-rayed my foot again and has decided that he will remove the screws in three weeks time as one of them is possibly a little long and may have slightly moved since the swelling etc has gone. My foot has definately got better as the ball of my foot under my other toes doesnt hurt as much as it... (3 replies)
... I can sympathisize with your feeling that it's too soon to take a step, but my experience was that the healing curve is really steep! ... (10 replies)
... I had bunion surgery on my right foot 3 weeks ago. I am in so much pain still. I have a full cast almost up to my knee and no movement in my big toe. I can't move it at all. ... (24 replies)
... i had surgery in Sept 2010 and went back to see the consultant last month as i am still in pain on the ball of my foot. I cant wear a normal shoe and definatley no heels. ... (3 replies)
... n free too. Then all of a sudden what I called electric shocks in my big toe. I called the doctor and was told this was normal since the tendons are cut during surgery and at this point they are fusing back together. The only pain I have is in the heel and have some numbness in the toe area. ... (7 replies)
... But my podiatrist advised me that I should have the surgery done in order to avoid the problem getting worse and perhaps having arthritis complications as I got older. ... (24 replies)
... You're probably not redeveloping the bunion if your toe is slightly crooked. With a moderate bunion, you shouldn't see a LOT of difference in the way the toe looked before and after surgery. ... (4 replies)
... In my case the surgery went very well. The healing process is going perfectly, I haven't felt any pain, the foot is almost not swollen anymore and I can't wait to come back to walk. ... (24 replies)
... I had a very similar surgery like you. I'm 20 yrs old and I also had my bunion cut at the side with my big toes broken and realigned with a temporary screw. My surgery was done Oct. 2 and today marks my 6th week post. ... (14 replies)
... f Darco reversed platform shoes and I walked with them only when necessary the first 4 weeks. If overdone, the swelling can become worse and can impede with the healing process. Your heels will start to hurt, your knees and calves can get sore if on those shoes too much also. ... (21 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)