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... Second Titchou! I had the same surgery on one foot with "permanent" screws. Turned out that my body could not tolerate the screws and I just had a second surgery to have the screws removed. My surgeon is board certified ankle/foot ortho. I am also a very active person and have been discouraged by how incapacitating the surgery was so I understand the desire to get... (8 replies)
... I am scheduled for bunion / hammertoe surgery the 1st of year with an orthopedic surgeon. He only does one foot at a time & uses pins instead of screws & I am trying to decide if I should go get another opinion from another doctor to find out if I can have a double bunionectomy with screws rather than pins because it sounds like the recovery is a lot different with temporary... (8 replies)
... I had my bunion surgeries last year, but from what I recall, my surgeon said I could swim and walk on the treadmill or elliptical. I'm 55 and am now able to run a little over a mile! ... (6 replies)

... how long do i have to wait to swim after bunion surgery (3 replies)
... YES! I'm 5 months post op and still major discomfort. Have 3 pins - all seem to be in place each time he operates. Still swollen. I'm ok if I know this is going to get better - I've heard some people take up to 6-12 months to heal... I have a strange pulling sensation across my big toe (bunionectomy) and my 2nd toe (shortened). Still really hurts after walking alot. ... (18 replies)
Bunion surgery
Mar 24, 2009
... For the next 10 days of recovery, my husband and I are driving to Florida. is there any precautions I should take if I want to swim in the pool. Do I need some kind of pool shoe. I need a change of scenery and I a hoping this will cheer me up. ... (11 replies)
... a kind of poll on how those of you who had surgery for a problem similair to mine fared after surgery. About four years ago my right toe which always had a small bunion turned into a big bunion. The big toe then begin to move over toward the second toe. ... (14 replies)
... does not hurt at all but when I put weight on it and stretch that way it hurts. Not sure why. The doc is still not recommending PT just says walk as tolerated, swim and I can ride a bike. I tried swimming once and it was fine. Later that night though the walking really hurt and that is what is most painful. ... (18 replies)
... and I do have some pain in the toe bend when I walk. My doc said I have a few small spots which still need to heal more but said I was ok to swim and walk and let my foot be my guide. ... (23 replies)
... me pricer ones on sale and use the two sock method.. that makes the most sense. My H wanted to go work out today .. since I got the ok from the doc yesterday to swim and walk.. and I told him But I Dont Have Any Shoes.. wow.. ... (23 replies)
... That's great you are walking so far. I'm not sure I could go 6 miles yet, because my foot swells and the one bone, broken above the toe, is still tender. I do swim everyday and get on the bike or elliptical. With only a 45 degree bend, doesn't your toe joint "catch" or "pinch" as you walk? ... (28 replies)
... If you can afford a hot tub, get one, because I've found it to be great therapy. I don't know if you swim or not, but, if there is a club nearby, swimming and water walking; etc. are great morale boosters. (19 replies)
... I found with my hallux limitus that biking and the eliptical weren't good alternatives. On the bike I could never get my feet positioned where there wasn't pressure on the great toe joint. And the eliptical at my gym needs more "push" than I could give with doing it flat footed. You would just have to try them and see. As for swimming, since I am allergic to chlorine and... (9 replies)
... I have been told to massage the scar often with vitamin E oil or mederma or something like Eucarin cream often, which helps the scar to become more pliable. You are also supposed to desensitize the scar, by rubbing it with a rough towel or something similar. As far as range of motion, I've also bent the toe area back and forth. I am now trying to curl my toes around a... (22 replies)
... My doc told me that as soon as I can quit wearing the orthapedic shoe (4-6 weeks from surgery) that I can use a stationary bike, eliptical exerciser, yoga or swim. He warned me to go easy at first though. I can return to my belly dance classes after two months. He said things with alot of strain to the foot (like a tread mill or stair climber) has to wait at least two... (2 replies)
... Is it easier on the toe joints to swim with or without fins? ... (5 replies)
... Advice from you active people on recovering from bunion surgery? ... (1 replies)
... If your bunion surgeries are only going to be two weeks apart, why are you not having them done at the same time? ... (9 replies)
... Hey folks, I just read this thread beginning to end, and wish that I had had the this support in 1988 when I had my bunion surgery. ... (192 replies)
... seeing it they have bunions. You know, most feet I look at look good, and bunion free. ... (23 replies)

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