... Thank you so much Mnags! I know I haven't been back since I was a few days pre-op, I'm now 16 days post op- and physically I'm so-so but- mentally not so much...
I've already asked DH to get the sawsaw! :) (I would never do it but I've been day dreaming about it!)
The 1st week I was only up to go to the bathroom- was elevating and icing like a crazy woman. ... (11 replies)
... All pre-op items are checked off the list. I'm feeling much better having all those appointments behind me. Talked to the nurse at the doctors office yesterday and everything was approved on their end and on track for Thursday. So I'm down to 2 days. I've been working on getting the house in order to make life easier on DH- Now I'm just ready to get this show on the road... (11 replies)
... pm. I've never even heard of a surgery scheduled so late. ... (11 replies)
... t would be better to have before but the way I've been looking at it I won't be very mobile the 1st week or 2 anyways so it can wait and be ordered the day after surgery and I should still have it by the 1st part of the following week. ... (11 replies)
... I will be having bunion surgery on the 15th. Mine was described as a moderate to severe bunion. I have been having Big toe pain for months now. My pre op appointment is on the 7th. I'm not really sure what to expect. ... (23 replies)
... I hope I am not off work that long I have told them I should be off for only 6 weeks! Glad everything has gone well for you though I have my pre op this friday thats when I think it will sick in that I am going to go through with this. I don't no what will be worse foot pain or watching day time TV! ... (4 replies)
... Inquisitiveman: You have just begun to exercise your toe, don't panic. Keep doing the exercises and you will see progress. Once you are in a sneaker and are allowed to walk small distances, focus on using the proper gait. Roll off the toes, and don't be put off by some discomfort. My first few times out walking with "purpose", I was saying "Ow, ow, ow". Having been... (21 replies)
... I saw my consultant in May too and booked my operation now as it worked well with my 2 children - didn't occur to me that christmas was also just round the corner so now franically online shopping! Why not call the hospital and check which procedure you are having? Have you had your pre-op appointmnet yet as they will be able to tell you as well?
I would say make sure... (2 replies)
... My OS said I have too much mobility in the feet and hence the return of the bunions after the first surgery 21 yrs ago. ... (8 replies)
... g toe shifted back because it went back to its comfortable position. At this point I dont know what to believe. He said that internally thinks looks better than pre op. I will have xrays taken in two weeks. My foot is still really swollen and red, but it really doesn't hurt. ... (0 replies)
... my doctor didn't tell me what kind of bunion i have. the only toe involed is the big toe. he told me he is going to break the toe, straigten it, and put a screw in. ... (6 replies)
... Ditto PPs, are you doing your toe exercises? I don't think I was completely comfortable trying to curl my toe downwards on my own without the exercises until about 3-4 months post op. It takes time to get back to where you were pre-surgery. (4 replies)
... y "participate" and may actually do the surgery, but my doctor would be there the whole time. So, I politely asked if I could request that my doctor perform the surgery himself. ... (87 replies)
... Hi, I had my Austin 10/2 and have been amazed at how quickly I am gaining mobility. I used crutches for like 2-4 days before feeling comfortable enough to start putting pressure on air boot. Every day foot feels a bit more stable. I had absolutely zero pain at surgical center. Even the IV was painless as they used a bit of lidocaine before inserting.
I did use the... (87 replies)
... North, what type of foot surgery are you are having? ... (87 replies)
... When is your surgery DF? ... (87 replies)
... North, it looks like we'll be tracking post op progress fairly close together, so please stay in touch! ... (87 replies)
... My pod. said that I would have great difficulty getting any lasting relief from pf until I took care of the bunion that was the source of the instability that chiefly contributed to the pf. Whew! What an unravelling, huh? ... (87 replies)
... I am new here and am looking for info on sesamoid surgery and bunion surgery. ... (0 replies)
... op appt he changed his mind to a bunion surgery only. My bunion was quite severe. ... (6 replies)