... toe after bunion surgery. Along with ankle skope to clean scar tissue from multiple ankle surgeries. ... (6 replies)
... 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)
... Congratulations on having done your surgery and now on the mend. ... (4 replies)
... Hello Sousmor, I am SO glad to hear all is going well for you! I am now at 4.5 months after my March surgery and my R foot is doing really good! No more swearing, only really minor ones if I had a LONG day running around or at work. ... (18 replies)
... It really depends on your surgeon, some will see their patients at 1 week post op and some at 2. I had my bandages changed 2 days after surgery and again at 1 week post op. The bandages were removed at 2 weeks along with the stitches. ... (21 replies)
... it's about 3 inches long. My bandages have been off for about a week now and with vitamin E and cocoa butter, my scar is looking much better than I expected already! ... (5 replies)
... I'm 5 weeks post bunion surgery with an incision on the top of my foot, but I've only seen the incision at my doctor's office. ... (10 replies)
... hours. I had an epidural and a fabulous anesthesiologist who also loves to travel. My OS was running late in the ER due to his first surgery so we were in holding watching a film chatting about travel. My favorite things to do. All anxiety slipped away. ... (9 replies)
... My surgery was pretty straightforward. ... (9 replies)
... As you may have read on my earlier posts, the infection has left me with debilitating scar tissue and I am still unable to fully weight bear or walk properly. But on the bright side I do not have a bunion anymore! ... (11 replies)
... I massage my scar tissue every day with vitamin e. I massage it where it is painful on the scar to break the scar tissue. It is starting to look great. ... (2 replies)
... Thanks for the advise about massaging. I will now do it more often as well as the toe excercising.
I have 4 wedding in the upcoming year & I have no idea what type of shoe to wear to them.
Fullersloane (4 replies)
... Congrats and welcome to the road of recovery post bunion surgery. It will take quite a long time for your toe to go back to the "normal" state and strength. ... (4 replies)
... Hi everyone!
If you are freshly recovering from bunionectomy, I strongly recommend massaging your feet especially the scars with oil frequently. Doesn't have to be anything fancy, olive oil in your cupboard will work beautifully. I mixed my own: olive oil with tree tea oil, smells wonderful and supposedly has anti-microbial property. I am one of the unlucky ones with severe... (18 replies)
... y built up to being ble to walk about as normal without any pain or swelling I was fortunate that I now dont work so didn't need to walk much I oiled my foot and scar a lot and it seemed to soften up well and is not ridged, I am hoping that it will be the same for this other foot only time will tell. ... (18 replies)
... She had the surgery on January 25. PT seems to indicate some scar tissue from bunion surgery the previous year is present. ... (63 replies)
... I was wondering if anyone had surgery to correct Plantar Fasciitis. I have been suffering for year with horrible pain. I have been through several procedures including radio frequency. ... (0 replies)
... to bring the flexibility back as well as to combat the internal scar tissues, so that you can be back on your feet sooner. I don't think your hubby or partner will be too keen to do that cuz that may just gross them out, well... ... (87 replies)
... With regard to your second toe. Someone who had hammertoe surgery done can probably give you a better answer. But from what I know, there is still swelling on the ball, and you haven't used or moved that toe in what... ... (18 replies)
... The mechanical action creates "microtears" on the scar tissues so that the scars can break down faster as well as other suggestions of exercises and movement of the joints to improve flexibility. ... (12 replies)