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... 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. I used crutches to help me walk slowly around the house and even a cane after that until I regained full strength. ... (8 replies)
... Hi all...I am 5 weeks post op for bunion surgery. ... (3 replies)
... screws that will stay inside my foot. The surgery went great and I have been in very little pain. I only have taken a few pain meds. I have been walking in a surgical boot since leaving the hospital. ... (6 replies)

... with my sock on. I am also allowed to walk in a velcro surgical shoe instead of the surgical boot. ... (21 replies)
... I am in the same situation at 6 weeks now. I was told that i could start walking with surgical boot around 5th week using heels, but held off till now. Still not quite understanding heel walk method. ... (8 replies)
... I am going to start walking in my surgical boot tomorrow...anyone have advice on how i should proceed? ... (21 replies)
... I didn't have the exact type of bunionectomy but I was in surgical boot for two weeks non weight bearing then the air boot with weight on the heel in crutches for four months. ... (29 replies)
... long the recovery was, how I would not walk for months, how this and how that....I knew a friend who, they said this...it goes on and on. Every surgery case and bunion operation can be different. My understanding is that there are over 100 different procedures that can be done. ... (0 replies)
... t will be at least a year before I can even think about anything but an athletic shoe will be ok. I walked around a little too much yesterday and had to wear my surgical boot today just to give things a rest. ... (7 replies)
... Jane, you are absolutely right that it is unsafe to drive with the surgical boot. Knock on wood, if one gets into an accident, we sure know who the guilty party is when you step out of the car, big foot! ... (87 replies)
... with my foot and surgical boot resting on the basket, and my crutches in the basket. At some point, I got terribly bored and started talking on my cell phone. ... (11 replies)
... On Friday, I underwent hammertoe and taylor's bunion surgery. So far so good. I am still bandaged, but swelling does not seem bad at all! ... (2 replies)
... I was only NWB a few days and started heel walking in a surgical boot almost immediately. I have been in that the whole time though. I will be back in a regular shoe with orthotic next week. ... (23 replies)
... Now I just need to convince the doctor that I can drive if he gives me a smaller surgical boot to wear. ... (10 replies)
... nd last 4 i had an air cast. After x rays at the 6 week mark my Pod said I was okay to bear weight. I walked with the same air cast for 2 weeks and then wore a surgical boot for about 2 more weeks. I had surgery in April and I'm still in physical therapy but otherwise pretty much back to normal. ... (12 replies)
... but if I follow his instructions I will be ok. He is more concerned about my bunion than the hammer toes because he has to break my big toe. ... (3 replies)
... I had bunionectomy/hammertoe repair on 5/3/07 (6 weeks ago). I also had the twilight anesthesia and did fine with it. I was off of work for two weeks, returned the 3rd/4th week only 1/2 days. Last week was my first full week back to work (was much harder than I thought it would be). I have to admit, this has been a difficult surgery for me (much worse than my hysterectomy... (39 replies)
... Wow, you got back to work so quickly after surgery! That is impressive! I think everyone is so different in healing time. First of all, my doctor told me I could put weight on my heel immediately-- but there was no way! (Clearly my doctor has never actually HAD this surgery herself.) I used crutches for the first week. Then the doctor gave me a surgical boot (aircast)... (5 replies)
... I developed a minor bunion and severe arthritis in the big toe joint as a result of a stress fracture when I was 25, 10 years ago. For the past 3 years, I have been in pain. ... (14 replies)
... Thanks Marianne for responding. Was yours a severe bunion deformity like mine? ... (16 replies)


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