... 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. My ortho doc who is a foot specialist told me to expect the bruising and not to worry. ... (7 replies)
... I say get it done. The recovery wasn't too bad and I was driving in about a week (with my boot). I'm glad I got it done cuz now they don't hurt anymore. You'll be fine, just don't plan on doing anything major the first week (1 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)
... and surgical sandles for 4 weeks. Also no horseback riding for 3 months. Don't know about the driving yet. ... (7 replies)
... Unless your doctor says you need to be in a cast or walking boot, you should not need a wheelchair unless you want it for getting around outside. I had both feet done at once and was loaned a motorized chair which I used as my own personal mini-car to go places that were too far for me to walk. It was convenient, but not necessary. I could walk to the bathroom from Day One,... (7 replies)
... I had bunion surgery on both feet at the same time 14 months ago and have no regrets. Bunion surgery takes a long process to return to normal. ... (3 replies)
... ral different procedures and evry doc also has their own opinion, so you need to go by what the doc says. I had mine done the 2nd of this month, and was told NO driving for 2 weeks. ... (4 replies)
... Hi (19 replies)
... Bunion surgery takes a long process to return you to normal. ... (7 replies)
... year old and I had bunion surgery 9ish weeks ago. ... (8 replies)
... Is there anything I can do to hasten my recovery from bunion surgery? ... (19 replies)
... I am scheduled to get an Austin bunionectomy and a tailor bunionectomy on my right foot next Tuesday. I am 21 and have a "moderate" bunion. My bunion has been causing me years of pain and has been progressively getting worse. After trying special shoes and cortisone shots I decided it was time. ... (0 replies)
... I had bunion surgery and surgery to relieve the pressure of Neuroma symptoms 8 weeks ago. The bunion surgery is healing nicely. ... (12 replies)
... My surgery was pretty straightforward. ... (9 replies)
... Having podiatrist do procedure. Now I'm having reservations that it's not an orthopedic surgeon and that the recovery on both feet is to much. ... (1 replies)
... So all in all I can thoroughly recommend this method of surgery. The recovery rate is much quicker whilst the risk of infection and DVT is much lower. ... (19 replies)
... Don't be subjected to the negative influences of other people when deciding to have the surgery or not. People were telling me how aweful, terrible, how long the recovery was, how I would not walk for months, how this and how that....I knew a friend who, they said this...it goes on and on. ... (0 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)
... 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)