... After many years of pain from my bunions decided to get them fixed. I was terrified after reading all the posts. I found a Dr. who does minimally invasive surgery which will get me back to dancing . Yes, get a second opinion. ... (8 replies)
... I am searching for a doctor to perform surgery on my hammer toe. Today I saw Dr. Moy as suggested by a friend. He is the fourth doctor that I have seen regarding my surgery. ... (73 replies)
... free recuperation. While it is known that the recovery from bunion surgery can be very difficult and the pain excruciating, I had no need for any pain pills and was on my feet for limited periods the first week. ... (73 replies)
... weeks post op from bunion surgery. I had it done on my right foot five years ago and am very glad I did. I have no pain and my foot looks great. On May 1 I had it done on my left foot. ... (24 replies)
... e on time, but I developed a bone infection which had me casted and NWB for 6 months, after which I followed the routine PT protocol. I never had pain after the surgery until after PT was completed. ... (13 replies)
... It was VERY discouraging to feel like I was going back in my recovery in the 3rd post op month. Also I got married and wore small heels and did some dancing which also contributed to the sesamoiditis I'm sure. ... (5 replies)
... There are days when things may not be going so well, just pull out the old photo and you will feel it's all worth it. Plus it's good to keep track of how your recovery goes. ... (87 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)
... ad articles where the word pin and screw appeared to be used interchangeably. Some people have internal hardware removed months after surgery. I'm sorry this recovery is not going as well as the first. I will need my other foot done eventually, and have read about others who have had your experience. ... (87 replies)
... weeks post surgery. This time around, I'm not working, but the pain and recovery has been much worse than the first time. Twelve years ago I was dancing 2 months after surgery. This time I'm almost at 2 months and only walk when I have to. The swelling continues to be a problem even with icing and elevation. ... (87 replies)
... weeks. It was not fun being on crutches and having to deal with the recovery aspects of surgery but I am so glad I finally went through with it. ... (11 replies)
... the 6 week mark my Pod said I was okay to bear weight. I walked with the same air cast for 2 weeks and then wore a surgical boot for about 2 more weeks. I had surgery in April and I'm still in physical therapy but otherwise pretty much back to normal. Still have some issues with dancing and running but very minimal. ... (12 replies)
... Speedy recovery to everyone and hopefully great results!! ... (10 replies)
... Hi Notami,
I'm 7 weeks post-op double bunionectomy and I can run no problem. (I don't run distance however- I never did) Yoga, eliptical, and weight training is more my thing.
I really feel like being in such good shape before my surgery sped up my recovery a lot- so I bet it will in your case as well. My dr gave me the green light to return to full activity, just... (19 replies)
... Sorry to hear your day out yesterday got to the point of such discomfort. I think it's a good sign though. When I had my bunion surgery and toe repair years ago, I remember this frustration when I did too much and suffered the consequences. ... (120 replies)
... s I should leave it alone because I might be sorry if I end up being in worse pain after I should have healed, then before I had it. I have a friend who had the surgery and she is now sorry she did. It's been three years and she said before the surgery it only hurt after a day on her feet at work. ... (14 replies)
... n concern is that I like to walk. I love walking. It helps me when I'm feeling depressed and it's helping me to lose weight. If it turned out that well after the recovery period it was still too painful to walk much that would really depress me. ... (5 replies)
... Since I am leaving Fla in early May and I am extremely active and busy down here, I will have the surgery up north. I can afford the luxury of being really lazy in the mountains and that would be a great place to recover..... ... (11 replies)
... Hey everyone, long time since I've been on here! It's amazing to see how many people have found this board now, certainly helps with the surgery when everyone can talk about it. ... (155 replies)
... Hello fellow bunion sufferers! ... (10 replies)