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... I'm not sure if your question is for me or kasey10, but I'll answer. I was off of my feet for several days and then started hobbling around keeping surgical sandals on at all times. I was into tennis shoes at week 4 and could've gone back to work then for at least a few hours anyway (though I don't work). The key for me was ice and constant elevation. (3 replies)
... What kind of surgery did you have? ... (3 replies)
... Hi, I had bilateral bunionectomies in November. Both feet had the bone cut and 2 screws placed. I was able to walk from day 1 (actually, more of a hobble). I was to use crutches for 2-3 days immediately following surgery, but it was safer for me to butt scoot. I kept my feet elevated at all times unless I went to the bathroom. Today I am 8 weeks post op and am in regular... (4 replies)

... I read a lot of horror stories on here and I feel bad for those who didn't recover so easily. ... (2 replies)
... I found these messages really helpful as I was getting ready for my bunion surgery and I thought I'd share my experience as well. ... (0 replies)
... I'm planning on having the Austin Bunionectomy done, but keep hearing horror storie on this post. Any words of wisdom, are you glad you did it? ... (5 replies)
... Of course hearing horror stories about other people's bunions is very scary, but their story is not necessarily your story. ... (7 replies)
... arthritis. I put off having surgery as long as I could, in part because of the horror stories I heard. I tried taping, othotics, rocker shoes, etc. Now I wish I would have had the surgery 5 years ago. ... (24 replies)
... It's probably better not to do any more reading about people's experiences unless they're positive stories! It reminds me of the horror stories about long labors and complicated deliveries that I heard when I was pregnant. ... (16 replies)
... After hearing some horror stories about "corrective" surgery after bunionectomy complications, it seems like the corrections are sometimes worse than just letting time heal the foot, so I'm happy enough to wait. ... (13 replies)
... aligned bones in place. I see the doctor on Monday and hope to get the "go ahead" to start bearing weight. Anyway, I had always heard such horror stories about this surgery but my pain was minimal. ... (18 replies)
... I'm pretty glad I didn't find this board until after my surgery, though. I've read a lot of horror stories. ... (6 replies)
... things you can't possibly help. It seems your two biggest concerns are general fear regarding the surgery, and being alone for the recovery. The thought of the surgery itself scares us all! To be honest, I was PETRIFIED of the surgery. When you get in the hospital, once the IV is in, they can give you a sedative. ... (16 replies)
... i am off the crutches in two weeks!!!! i had my first post op apt on sep 21st and everything was great. i have to admit i put it off so long because of all the horror stories i heard over the years and my own aunt had to be in a cast for 6 weeks!!!!!! ... (8 replies)
... I read so many horror stories on the web and even freaked myself out about the surgery so bad. It was no big deal. Seriously...I went in, had the surgery stayed off my feet for days and I am doing so good. I went to the doc on Monday as I had the surgery on Thursday and couldn't believe my eyes. ... (3 replies)
... ecovering to do...I will be patient. I'm a Flight Attendant and know a handful of coworkers that have had it done and they are ALL happy with their results...the horror stories you read scare me too. I hope I don't run into any complications but no one has a crystal ball. I was lucky I had a great surgeon! ... (12 replies)
... I mean all these horror stories are killin' me! ... (12 replies)
... I agree with Paula. I think your foot needs to be healed and ready to handle the whole load before you have your second bunionectomy. This board has some real horror stories of people who've tried to rush their second surgery, only to have to repeat the surgery on their first foot because it wasn't ready to handle the load. ... (13 replies)
... I just had bunion and hammertoe surgery, I too was very scared of how being put under works and the pain medication worked. ... (4 replies)
... in the morning with screaming pain on the bunion side of my right foot. For the rest of the week I could barely walk. About a week ago my left foot started hurting as well. ... (2 replies)


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