Strange your doctor did not mention what to do post op, what type of bunionectomy did you get, i got both feet done the 25th of october, it was the Akin/Chevron procedure, i am getting my bandages removed tuesday than i should know what the next step will be, i have been lucky, i did not have any pain at all. (3 replies)
... Hello, I had bunion surgery,bilateral osteotomy 2 days ago. I am now in bed most of the time. When do I take my bandage off for the first time? ... (3 replies)
... I am about 4 months or so post op. My foot is still swollen, not a ton but enough to make my original shoe tight. ... (15 replies)
... now how you are doing now that 4 months have gone by. I had the same burning, pain, freezing etc. As I read your post, I had the exact same symptoms.I am 6 weeks post op and I am getting disheartened a bit because I am not fully weightbearing. I am also very swollen and black and blue. I feel like I am healing so slowly. ... (15 replies)
... months post op. ... (4 replies)
... s in the foot. Foot is farthest away from the heart. I thought perhaps I was beiing over dramatic or over sensetive but after speaking to several who also said bunion surgery was excrutiating I felt more comforted to hear it was not me. ... (15 replies)
... To jessigrl...reading your post...i think you said you had bilateral bunion surgery aged 19 and then again aged 41? ... (15 replies)
... I had bunion surgey on both feet at diff. times. It hurt! no doubt! ... (15 replies)
... Hello All. I am new and have some questions. I had bunion surgery on my left foot a week ago tomorrow. I saw my doc today and he changed my dressing. I luckily have no pins or screws but still have stiches for another 10 days. ... (4 replies)
... Hey Roz, I'm not sure how many post op appointments you'll have - it depends on how much you have done & how quickly you heal and are comfortable.
For me appointments were every week for the first 4, then every other week for appointments. XRAY wise I had xray's immediately after surgery, week 1 & then week 4. I'm assuming then again on week 8.
Hope that helps! (1 replies)
... rays taken post op week 1. ... (1 replies)
... Hello everyone. I had my bunion surgery on my left foot on 10/24/03 and went back to work yesterday. Just wanted to thank everyone who has frequently posted all the great info about this surgery. I personally had a very rough 3 days but now I am on day 12 am have some swelling and only frequent pain. I went from using 2 crutches and a walking foot cast to now just one and... (1 replies)
... KatieFeet - sounds to me like you are doing a LOT for only five days post-op!
I had a somewhat similar surgery done (but no neuromas) - 4 incisions - on May 1, but I am much older than you and I'm sure that makes a big difference. I was told to be mostly non-weight-bearing for almost two weeks. Doctor said I could get up (with the boot and crutches) to go to the bathroom... (2 replies)
... Thank you for replying. I have 2 permanent screws in my 5th metatarsal for the tailor bunion and a dissolvable pin in my big toe bunion area. I have what looks like a bunion still. Not as big as it was. My main concern now is the swelling and I am not walking yet. ... (15 replies)
... Eyelure correct I did have a bilateral bunionectomy at 19. My left foot he did I think called a cross cut and basically broke the big toe and repositioned it. My right foot at 19 was not as bad as the left so they just shaved the bone, no cross cut. So basically the right foot eventually formed another bunion but it's gotten more severe over the years thus the surgery (same... (15 replies)
... My surgery was two and a half years ago, bunion and bunionette on right foot with osteotomies and pins. I know I felt much better once the pins were removed. ... (15 replies)
... Back in 1988 I had a double bunionectomy, two hammer toe corrections, two tailor bunions basically every toe on each foot was repaired. It was major surgery but I dont' remember it hurting this bad. ... (15 replies)
... mini tightrope bunion procedure six weeks ago, and while I am getting around somewhat in regular sneakers, I am still in pain, mostly the tops of my feet and stiffness in both toes. ... (0 replies)
... I am assuming they either shaved or cut the bunions. Not sure about cutting the bone through. I had a bunion on the big toe towards the top of the toe and had a metatarsal bunion. ... (4 replies)
... Was the bunion shaved off? ... (4 replies)