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Feb 22, 2014
... That's a question for her surgeon. There are many different procedures for bunions and ten times that many surgeons who have their own procedures. No one here can give you a timeline. (4 replies)
... Hello, I had bunionectomies (Scarf) on both feet with 2 permanent screws on each but no Akins done to my big toes. I travelled on the plane 3 weeks post-op. for 8 hrs, I wore compression shocks that one can get from the pharmacy. The swelling was a bit a unpleasant but thank goodness I was able to keep them off the floor. I did my first serious travel a little over 6... (87 replies)
... week next wednesday. I am still non weight bearing and wearing the surgical shoes whenever I move around. So it depends on what your surgeon told you as to the timeline of your progress and when you should be weight bearing. I think it is best to call your surgeon to make sure you are not doing it prematurely. ... (4 replies)

... Do you know the surgery will be inpatient or outpatient? ... (5 replies)
... months. That way, you'll be more gentle on yourself. I'm learning the hard way. Hope this helps, to know others are feeling as frustrated, on a similar timeline of healing. ... (13 replies)
... March timeframe for the first appointment and had my surgery in June, however I planned mine to be out of school so I could have had it done earlier. Your timeline can be shorter it just depends on how booked up the surgeon is, how many loopholes your insurance makes you go through, etc. ... (11 replies)
... e down and now I can fully bend it and move it around. So just keep hope that it's still healing. Sometimes things like that are stubborn and don't go with the timeline we would like them to! ... (16 replies)
... things you can't possibly help. It seems your two biggest concerns are general fear regarding the surgery, and being alone for the recovery. The thought of the surgery itself scares us all! To be honest, I was PETRIFIED of the surgery. When you get in the hospital, once the IV is in, they can give you a sedative. ... (16 replies)
... Wow. Okay, first I'm going to give you my timeline: January 21, 2005 - Bunionectomy on left foot (broken in 3 places, 2 screws and a pin) - pin came out after about 3 weeks. I was in a cast and non-weightbearing for 8 weeks. After that, I went right into physical therapy to reduce my swelling (so much swelling!) and get my range of motion & strength back. He insisted... (32 replies)
... I'm having a similar surgery December 10. ... (3 replies)
... the only pain I have at this point is in the ball of my foot...this has nothing to do with the surgery I think. I have not done any PT. ... (16 replies)
... My surgery was not associated with bunion surgery. I went to the doctor in December, with a pain that I thought might be a stress fracture between my third and fourth toes. ... (48 replies)
... Am getting around on crutches now, and will be doing so through my sixth week. Speak with your MD and get an honest timeline of your upcoming recuperation. Based on my own experience, I can't imagine being back on my feet without crutches 4 weeks post surgery. ... (5 replies)
... on the outside of each foot and inside of my left foot just under 3 months ago. The cost of the surgery completely depends on what insurance you have and where you go. ... (5 replies)
... alot of work done on both feet at once. please share your experiences. my big toes have to be straightened and hammer toes corrected with arthreodesis and tailor bunion surgery. ... (119 replies)
... I almost don't remember I've had the surgery for hours on end, and every day feels more and more "normal." I just wanted to share with others that that point DOES arrive...sooner or later... ... (3 replies)
... Dennis, That's great. Never heard of it. Your surgery sounds like mine - I have a screw to straighten the toe as well. Then also have a pin in the next toe to correct the hammertoe, which will be removed. And then he stretched the ligament on back of my leg as well - all part of the biomechanical problems that led to the bunion, etc in the first place. So what is the... (8 replies)
Bunion surgery
Nov 26, 2001
... fine. Then, a week and a half after that, I removed the bandages completely and finally soaked the foot. A couple of days later I went in for the screw removal surgery and after that I didn't have any dressings, just a bandade for a couple of days. I asked for disolvable stitches so that I wouldn't have to go in again. ... (20 replies)

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