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... 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 told you I'd keep you updated on my recovery, so that's why I'm here. I had my bunion surgery on my right foot yesterday afternoon and I'm doing pretty well. ... (11 replies)
... This upcoming Wednesday would have been seven weeks out for the original surgery and today I had to have surgery again to correct what I messed up. I am looking at at least another four weeks of NWB. ... (9 replies)

... rned from experience over the past few weeks, and thought I'd share it in case there's anyone out there who's getting ready for this procedure and the subsequent recovery time. Please feel free to add on to my list! ... (8 replies)
... Hi Beck, I'm relatively new to foot surgery too. ... (16 replies)
... I just had bunion surgery on my right foot on July 24, 2003. I am so happy that I decided to have the surgery!! ... (18 replies)
... weeks. Initially your foot is more swollen, and the cast feels tight when you change from elevation and ice down to a sitting position. When the blood rushes to your foot, your foot may swell some and the cast may feel tighter. ... (3 replies)
... I'm not sure if your question is for me or kasey10, but I'll answer. I was off of my feet for several days and then started hobbling around keeping surgical sandals on at all times. I was into tennis shoes at week 4 and could've gone back to work then for at least a few hours anyway (though I don't work). The key for me was ice and constant elevation. (3 replies)
... on my left foot six weeks ago today. I was in a sneaker at four weeks. I have one screw in each bone. This recovery is different from my last surgery, which was technically the same, on the right foot, but with temporary pins which were removed at four weeks. ... (21 replies)
... u that progress is slow and just takes time. Also, that we have to just hang in there and be patient. I had been feeling isolated in this unique "hell" that is bunion surgery recovery. I've been working so hard to maintain a stiff upper lip. It can feel pretty lonely. ... (9 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. ... (87 replies)
Bunion surgery
Oct 25, 2007
... it's the first week of recovery that can be very uncomfortable. However, ice, elevation, and good pain meds usually make it quite endurable. You shouldn't be asked to walk if it hurts. ... (4 replies)
... Or walking out in a simple velcro-strapped "surgical sandal"... (Then going home and staying off your feet for most of two weeks, after which gradually getting getting back to extensive walking and standing.) I've never heard of anyone being able to do unlimited walking immediately-- ice & elevation are necessary for healing, especially to bring down the inevitable swelling.... (3 replies)
... Anyway I never realized the recovery was so long. ... (17 replies)
... after my bunion surgery, my dr. ... (18 replies)
Bunions surgery
Dec 23, 2003
... and then graduated down to another boot that was more comfortable walking in. Just be patient..that is really the key as it is a long recovery until you are not constantly focusing on your foot and how you walk, sit, lie down, etc. Do what the doc orders..elevation of your leg is very, very critical... ... (10 replies)
... I also would like to add my experience with foot surgery for those of you considering this procedure.After many years of pain from my bunions decided to get them fixed. ... (0 replies)
Bunion elevation
Dec 9, 2012
... Sounds odd to me, unless you are in an anti-gravity atmosphere :-). Double check, but ice and elevation is the gold standard protocol for feet/ankle surgery. Good luck with your recovery! (7 replies)
... I would schedule this surgery over the summer months as it will take several weeks before she can possibly navigate herself as much as it sounds like she will need to. ... (4 replies)
... Keep up the good work Dancin. Sleeping in the boots must be uncomfortable to say the least. I just stopped using elevation while I sleep, what a relief! ... (40 replies)

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