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... I found out yesterday that I will need to have bunion surgery. My podiatrist said that I can put off the surgery for a while, depending on some other factors. I am a teacher and can't miss the recovery period while school is in session. ... (3 replies)
... i am scheduled for bunion surgery in mid december. i am a teacher and hoping to be recovered enough to return to work in 3 weeks. Can anyone comment on where i will be in the recovery process after 3 weeks? ... (4 replies)
... I guess I'm just a bit frustrated here and do realize that the recovery is long road. I never was a patient person!! ... (2 replies)

... My goodness, your recovery sounds incredibly long! You must be going out of your mind by now! I know the feeling of leaving your students in the hands of a substitute! ... (37 replies)
... you will have help from your family because you will need it the first few weeks. I also had a lot of work done and was very anxious before surgery, more about recovery rather than surgery. ... (5 replies)
... ery. I'm getting around ok now without the crutches, but am worried about being on my feet all day when I go back to school. My doctor said that it's a 12 week recovery to get back to where I was before the surgery. ... (6 replies)
... I am meeting with my doctor on Monday to discuss surgery for a tailor's bunion. I am a teacher, and know that I will be off from work for at least a couple weeks. ... (3 replies)
... Every person's recovery is different so you really cannot base yours on anyone else's. Some people have needed more time. I was fortunate to be able to go back after 2 weeks. ... (3 replies)
... my burkenstock clogs and my worn out sneakers! My hope is to make it all day in my teacher shoes! Yeh, right....wishful thinking! Perhaps I worry too much and things will be just fine. ... (8 replies)
... bout others going through the same thing. I have been at a dear friend's house who is letting me recover here and takes me to doctors appts. etc. She is also a teacher and is gone during the days, but is home evenings. ... (37 replies)
... Deb, I gotta ask, did you have the bunion surgery because you were having the tendon repaired, so may as well do both at once? ... (11 replies)
... Hi all, I posted a while ago to get your opinions on whether or not to proceed with having my bunion "fixed." Well I have since met with the doctor, and am scheduled for surgery on August 26th. ... (8 replies)
Lapidus procedure
Jun 20, 2012
... i had the lapidus and bunion surgery on May 25th, also using a knee walker. I still have not been able to have my stitches, although my foot looks pretty good, still swollen but better everyday. ... (19 replies)
... I have Kaiser ins. and I am a teacher so I decided to do it during summer. ... (2 replies)
... Your husband is probably right. There are a lot of us who push ourselves too hard too fast. It is hard when you have been looking forward to surgery after hurting or having difficulties and you have put your faith and hope in the dr being able to make everything better by performing a procedure on you. ... (3 replies)
... After I'm fully recovered from this surgery I will have the other foot done and then see what the doctor recommends for footwear. ... (5 replies)
... it would be manageable. The thing is, I think I would just have them both done at one time, so as not to have a SUPER long recovery period. I know I would be immobile for a while, but if I can work out care for me and for my son, then I think I will do it this way. ... (9 replies)
... months ago. Recovery has been slow and I've had several setbacks. The most severe setback was nearly blowing the tendon in my ankle because I was favoring the surgery site. Well, my podiatrist ordered physical therapy for 4 weeks, which I attended religiously and did everything that was expected of me. ... (11 replies)
... Happy to hear that you are doing so well in your recover, Annette! I also had a fairly uneventful recovery from my July 29th bunion surgery (bunion removed, toe cut & straightened with permanent screw, bone spur removed from top of joint). I am now 8 weeks post op and seem to be going backwards in my recovery! I went back to work (as a teacher) at 5 1/2 weeks post op. At... (30 replies)
... Mine is a horror story so I won't give you the detail. But don't tell anyone you are "just" having bunion surgery. Non of it has been fun for me. ... (5 replies)




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