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... I have had ankle surgeries with multiple things done at the same time. How long you will be in cast or NWB depends on surgeon, so you should ask surgeon what his protocol is for after surgery. ... (5 replies)
... I think it all depends on the type of surgery one has. I had the lapidus procedure which involves screws to relocate the big toe. The Akins or chevron procedures seem to be less involved. ... (7 replies)
... Everything looks good, no infection. Stitches are out, but the pin has to stay in for 6 weeks. I have a short walking boot as with the surgery shoe the strap was rubbing right on the pin. I feel so relived to get the soft cast off! ... (87 replies)

... or walking boot so it should be much more tolerable as I can take it off and on. ... (87 replies)
... or walking boot so it should be much more tolerable as I can take it off and on. ... (87 replies)
... Well It has been 9 weeks since I had Bunion surgery and fusion of the First MT bone. Week 8 they told me I could start weight bearing either with a stiff soled shoe or with my cast. ... (2 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. ... (7 replies)
... Wow yours sounds like it's going much better than mine. My foot itself isn't that bad, but I am having serious problems with nausea/vomiting and nothing seems to be helping. Yesterday was especially bad because I kept throwing up my painkillers so my foot hurt on top of everything else. I threw up once again today, but overall things are a bit better. Getting around is... (39 replies)
... I had my surgery yesterday and I am doing fine, not too much pain just swelling. He said that because I waited so long to correct the bunion there was some cartilage damage and my big toe might be stiff, so I'll have to work on it more. ... (39 replies)
... Hi, I am 22 years old and will be having a lapidus bunion fusion on Wednesday. The podiatrist is also lengthening my calf tendon at the same time. I am scared because this is my first major surgery. ... (39 replies)
... I'm 3 weeks post op today. I have not been weight bearing at all. I was total NWB with crutches and a "half" cast for 2 weeks. Last Thursday I got a "walking boot" but I still have to use the crutches and the "boot" allows no weight bearing. ... (10 replies)
... Hi, everyone! I had a complicated bunion surgery with several procedures performed. ... (2 replies)
... Hi! I am new here and am really confused and a little frustrated. I hope someone can help So, here is my story..... On December 19, 2006 I had a MTP fusion of the big toe because of a severe bunion. My recovery went really well.....I did not experience much pain, I kept my foot up all the time so there really wasn't any swelling, and the toe looked great! WHen I had the... (0 replies)
... don't hear of many having it. I had it on both ankles, one in November and one in mid May. I was in a cast for two weeks, walking boot for four weeks and then a lace up brace with all kinds of straps for six weeks. ... (37 replies)
... motion and for protection of your foot. You can google a Jones compression cast for an example. ... (3 replies)
... it wouldnt work and I would be back years later getting another surgery. I have done A LOT of research online about big toe fusion being the recommended type of surgery for my type of foot problem but I am nervous about the whole big toe fusion thing. ... (6 replies)
... I had my pre op visit with my surgeon today. I sure hope this is all worth it. He said I am not having bunion and hammertoe surgery I am having foot reconstruction. It will be about a 6 hr surgery. ... (15 replies)
... lapidus, is it takes TIME. My Dr. told me 6 wks, it was more like 12 wks before I could walk SLOWLY. I did my own toe and ankle exercises at home and practiced walking and learning to walk again...heel to toe, very ,very, slowly. I was never in a boot or cast, only thick, thick bandages. ... (8 replies)
... like ncgirl96 i'm wonering how the effects of this surgery are a year or two down the road. unfortunately for me i have had a version of this surgery on the same foot, but it didn't work. ... (27 replies)
... I tend to be a huge klutz and am afraid I will hurt myself worse with the boot on. He did inform me that he will be able to tell if I have been walking without it. I'm a terrible patient! He'll probably put a cast on it if he knows what I have been up to. ... (6 replies)


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