... I've had the bunion since I was a child, but it only began causing me issues in the year prior to my surgery. ... (3 replies)
... My surgery was pretty straightforward. ... (9 replies)
... weeks post op and my toe is getting better. ... (11 replies)
... Most people who underwent foot surgery told me patience is needed when come to healing. As the foot is an essential part of the human body. ... (41 replies)
... I had both feet done at the same time and now at 11 weeks post op I feel that I am almost fully recovered. I am without pain and the swelling towards the end of the day is barely noticeable now. ... (19 replies)
... Hi Delightfuldior, thanks for your reply! It is always nice to hear from people from the other side of the world of their bunion healing experience. ... (41 replies)
... me days off to care for me right after the surgery. My 15 years old daughter has also been at home the past week as her mid term break, so I was lucky to time my surgery this way. ... (41 replies)
... I had bunion surgery 10 months ago and still in the recovery mode. grr. I wanted to let you know that my foot was bruised a lot, too. ... (7 replies)
... Hi majorfeet, I would also like to read your blog. As I'm 4 weeks post-op but still feel quite a ways from being back in the swing of things in my life (not driving yet), I'd really appreciate reading about your progress.
How would I find your blog?
I hope you're doing well now and continue without problem! (7 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)
... op, I'm beginning to see the possibility of driving may not be too far away. But like you, I only want to make very short trips. Fortunately, where I work is just about 10 minutes away. ... (10 replies)
... op appointment. I had surgery on my right foot and had to wear a special hard "Driving shoe" in order to drive. ... (10 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)
... Generally driving is not recommended until you stop wearing your surgical shoes. ... (21 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)
... but I think I was driving before when I was able to wear sneakers. ... (87 replies)
... have a "traditional" bunion and tailor's bunion on each foot. The right foot had a tailor's bunion for more than 20 years. It was huge, but I only had pain if a shoe rubbed against it. I didn't even know it was a bunion! ... (97 replies)
... Thanks Eagle, Janesfoot, and Huffle for the encouragment:)
I went yesterday for my first post-op and my pod said everything was looking good. Just a little swelling where he did the hammertoe surgery. I have had little discomfort, probably due to diligent icing and elevating the first 36 hours or so. Now I am only elevating, not icing.
I will probably have this pin stuck... (40 replies)
... weight bearing for that long, it's driving me insane hoping around on one foot with the crutches! I have no muscle left on the other leg! ... (240 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)