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... y of pain meds since the first 2 weeks. The only time I really have a problem is if I try to do to much and my foot swells, then it feels like there is a rubber band wrapped tight around the base of my 2nd and 3rd toes. That is when I jump in the chair and put the ice on it. Occasionally I will take 2 Advil. ... (14 replies)
... aids on top of the incision or wrap your foot with some gauze. ... (4 replies)
... The coldness may be due to the clotting of the blood due to less activity. Exercises can be done only after the foot gets healed. You can start with the manipulation exercises which will help in the movement of the toes. ... (19 replies)

... Hi. I am newbie to this board. I had hammertoe surgery on three toes on my left foot. I also had bunionectomy on big toe of left foot. I'm waiting to do my right foot. anyway, this all happened on Jan. 5, 2010. ... (3 replies)
... If you were NWB and your leg muscles atrophied, you can get a resistance band and put it under your foot and hold it tight near your knees and do leg raises while sitting down in order to strengthen your calf. ... (22 replies)
... ainful. I can get the foot in there, but the pressure on my foot and the uncomfortable position my toe is in makes me take it right off. So for now, I can walk with the air cast and need to take it slow. ... (240 replies)
... I'm just at 8 weeks now and the scar is already quite faint. The Mederma folks said there's no harm in covering the Mederma'd scar with a silicone pad. ... (6 replies)
... and already someone has answered all my questions. You may want to read my question for some 'follow up' answers to after surgery expectations. ... (17 replies)
... In the months leading up to surgery, strengthen your legs and ankles with exercise, e.g., stand on one leg to improve your balance. Lower your body and then go back up. ... (16 replies)
... Hello, I have some really problem feet that have only gotten a LOT worse after surgery and I'd like to ask specifically if anyone has experienced something that occurred to me recently? ... (7 replies)
Graduated from PT
Dec 17, 2015
... Monday I will be 5 months post op from Flat foot Reconstruction with Bunion Surgery and I graduated from Physical Therapy. I am happy that I have completed PT, but know that I have a long road still ahead of me. ... (0 replies)
... urself into an exercise program of some sort where you stretch your muscles or else use a slant board or buy some yoga toes. The planta facia is like an elastic band that is under your foot and connects to the toes and heel and if that is tight, you will have all sorts of problems. ... (4 replies)
... text book perfect, however, I still have the really tight band feeling over my big toe and where the 2nd metarsil was shortened feels tight and hurts alot. If I wear the wrong shoe I can hardly walk on my foot. ... (8 replies)
Physiotherapy
Apr 14, 2007
... I had my bunion surgery 2 months ago, and I had m first PT appt last week. I am scheduled for 2x a week for 4 weeks. Each session lasts 30 minutes. ... (13 replies)
... This usually is done in the office ( podiatrists) and involves local topical injection of numbing medication, and small incision and removal of screw by hand. Two or three stitches, tops. Band-aid and a little tape to help close incision site. Pain medication if this bothers you. Most people only need regular tylenol or tylenol three for two days. Stay off the foot, elevate... (2 replies)
... tainly is legitimate. Most pods these days won't usually do a "simple bunionectomy", as they have learned that it's the malalignment that is a main cause of the bunion in the first place, so correcting the malalignment will definitely retard the formation of another bunion. ... (7 replies)
... s. I have noticed that if I don't wear the surgical shoes I have more discomfort and start to swell so I keep them on. I try wearing a flip flop around the house with a band aid over the scar so the flip flop won't rub it. I can do that for awhile but my feet always tell me when it's time to put the surgery shoes back on. ... (4 replies)
... I had a bunion osteotomy and hammertoe surgery. I was NWB for 6 weeks. I have been in PT for 4 weeks learning to walk again. ... (3 replies)
... op visit I was shocked to see my right baby toe was purple, with a band of dead tissue across the part of the toe between the joint and toe nail, and a big blister between the little toe and 4th toe! ... (2 replies)
Heels and screws
Jun 25, 2003
... Hi everyone. I am 20 years old, and I had bunion surgery on May 16th. I had an osteotomy on my first toe, which has a permanent screw, a hammertoe surgery on the fourth toe, and a tailors bunion fixed also with a permanent screw. Oh, and they fixed the pinky hammertoe as well. Phew! ... (1 replies)


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