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... I'm not sure if your question is for me or kasey10, but I'll answer. I was off of my feet for several days and then started hobbling around keeping surgical sandals on at all times. ... (3 replies)
... I am in a surgical sandal and there is no swelling and just some soreness but no pain. How long were you off of it and how long off work...just curious? ... (3 replies)
... using the Scarf Akin procedure. I have read so many stories that put fear into me while I was waiting for my surgery that I thought I would post what, to date, has been a positive experience. ... (2 replies)

... a medical miracle because I was healing so well. Back to reality. I did as the doctor ordered and tacked on a couple days because I couldn't stand to have the surgical shoe on my foot because it rubbed the incision site. I'm much better now, and am probably overdoing it again, but I'm trying to do things in moderation. ... (40 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)
... So, 7 days postop, I hobbled out in my surgical shoe and crutches. After two hours, I was in tons of pain and crawled into bed, but it was totally worth it! ... (11 replies)
... hi dl, you are such an inspiration! so glad you went and you can take more time off. hopefully you will go out more. (240 replies)
... Well, last night I did go to the wine bar! I don't even know where to start! Well lets start with the fact that i didn't put a sneaker on, I left my surgical sandal on. I lessened the layers of my bandage by wrapping it around my leg so I could put a sock on. ... (240 replies)
... Some people are in a surgical shoe and can walk on week 1, some are in a cast and can't walk for weeks. ... (16 replies)
... off the crutches in two weeks!!!! i had my first post op apt on sep 21st and everything was great. i have to admit i put it off so long because of all the horror stories i heard over the years and my own aunt had to be in a cast for 6 weeks!!!!!! ... (8 replies)
... I'm sorry I freaked you out. I know stories like that are scary and I was hesitant to post for that reason. No one was quite sure what went wrong to tell you the truth. ... (15 replies)
... I've heard so many different stories about how to proceed. Some say to see an orthopedic doctor, some say to see a podiatrist. ... (2 replies)
... After reading the horror stories on this board, I am reluctant to go through surgery. I also am scared because I work for myself and can't afford to be out of work for a month or two. ... (1 replies)
... Hi Madison, First let me congratulate you on how well written your post was. I agree with Loveoysters that your recovery will be faster and that you will have less damage to your ankle, calf, knee etc. Most likely you were born with flat feet and not likely that you acquired it 5 yrs ago unless you experienced a high fall which you certainly would have remembered. I was... (12 replies)
... Hello all! I've started this thread in hopes of getting other peoples opinions on Flat Feet and hearing their stories. I just got reconstructive surgery Saturday, January 4, 2014. Allow me to start from the beginning. I am 15 years old and very active (dance and lacrosse). All my life I've had knee pain that was diagnosed as Os Good Schlotters disease at age 11. My family... (12 replies)
... I am 5 weeks post op, I had a double bunionectomy -so both feet- the first and second metatarsal broke and set with a screw/for the first( bunion toe) and the second toe with a pin. I also had a bilateral snip to my ligaments on both feet as well. Up until this point i had- 3 motrin every 8 hours two weeks bed rest/with ice 20 min every of every hour, elevation, used... (1 replies)
... in the morning with screaming pain on the bunion side of my right foot. For the rest of the week I could barely walk. About a week ago my left foot started hurting as well. ... (2 replies)
... I had surgery on my left foot on Nov. 30th, 2010. I am in my 5th week of recovery. My surgery was similar to what they do for bunion surgeries, but I did not have large bunions. ... (15 replies)
... sent me to PT to help with the pain and PT put me in a boot and I went to weekly appointments. Then, out of nowhere my foot popped one night when I was doing my bunion exercises and I couldn't walk the next day and my foot was so swollen that you couldn't see any bones or veins. Just puffyness. ... (0 replies)
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