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... Several months after the last of two failed foot surgeries to fix my Hallux Varus, I developed intense pain and swelling. It also was apparent that my big toe had shrunk. My podiatrist told me my toe "collapsed," and he'd never seen this before. He said the only recourse was to do a bone fusion. I went to a foot surgeon for a second opinion and he said my toe would never be... (2 replies)
... This is what I found on the Internet:
The leaves of the arnica plant, which is native to the mountainous regions of Europe to southern Russia, have many traditional medicinal uses. An ointment, which can be found in most health food stores, can be applied to the skin to treat bruises. It may improve healing by:
* Decreasing swelling.
* Decreasing pain.... (1 replies)
... Has anyone heard of Arnica for swelling after bunion surgery? ... (1 replies)
... elevating cushion will help you to keep swelling down and pain down. I was on oxy for about 10 days and slowly weaned off of it for 2 days. Now i just take tylenol whenever i need it. ... (2 replies)
... Just take it slow and listen to your body. If you can stay out of work and rest do it. Keep foot elevated toes above nose as much as possible it will help with swelling and pain. Good luck and keep us posted. ... (5 replies)
... but the swelling is definitely there. The aircast will be around 8 weeks, and then I'll be in a shoe. How about you? ... (3 replies)
... eace of mind. You are correct that your foot is more protected in a cast than I was in a splint. I was happy to have the splint and no cast as it did allow for swelling more. ... (4 replies)
... I live in the mid west as well, so I know exactly what you are talking about. I still get swelling in my foot and I think that is causing a lot of my issues as well. I can tell you one thing for sure there is no way anyone is ever cutting on my other foot. ... (5 replies)
... I am 5 months post op flat foot surgery and bunion surgery. I am still having a lot of swelling under the ball of my foot and feel a lot of discomfort under first and second metatarsal. When I walk it feels like I have a sock bunched under my toes. ... (6 replies)
... I had bunion surgery almost 4 weeks ago which I had a rod implanted and recently had the external pin removed. I have many of the same pain as others describe... ... (0 replies)
... Hi there,
A few Questions;
-Did anyone rent a wheelchair to get around house?
-How long till you drove?
-How long till back to work?
-Swelling what should I expect?
Thanks! (1 replies)
... bearing this week. I guess we'll see how that goes. I know from past experience it takes about 12 weeks for the bone to fully heal and swelling can take up to 6 months to diminish completely. But, everyone heals differently and at different rates. I hope this helps! ... (2 replies)
... I was casted for ten weeks with my bunion fusion and hammertoe correction and started pt at 12 weeks. No pain and no swelling. ... (2 replies)
... surgery. I am doing the range of motion exercises but can't believe the pain and swelling they are causing. ... (2 replies)
... weeks post op to my bunion surgery on my left foot. ... (0 replies)
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... I had a cheilectomy, similar surgery, I had my sutures out within 14 days. They replaced them with steri-strips.
I had to figure out how to maneuver, shower, bathroom, make food, etc. I will say this, within the first two weeks you should have been able to figure out how to get around and know when the swelling becomes too much and shower without getting the area wet (I... (10 replies)
... hen, just that letting it happen helped. I barely had it down the entire first 6 weeks, just to go to the bathroom and back. All of this will improve. If your swelling is decreasing and it sounds like it is that's a great start. ... (10 replies)
... maybe after my appt., next week I will be able to use the crutches at least and I will be told what he did do with this foot but the swelling has come down a lot so that is a good thing the rest I have no idea. ... (10 replies)