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... My swollen foot has now become septic. I soaked it in warm water to try and ooze out the nasty infection that has set in. Yellow puss and blood is coming out. ... (12 replies)
... ld her he's being over confefident and it will be longer than that but she didn't believe me until she called me three weeks after her surgery in pain and with a swollen foot. Know what to expect so ask lots of questions prior to the surgery date and for goodness sakes check out your surgion! Knoledge is power! ... (29 replies)
... Well It has been 9 weeks since I had Bunion surgery and fusion of the First MT bone. Week 8 they told me I could start weight bearing either with a stiff soled shoe or with my cast. ... (2 replies)

... es in bed on my stomach. To get into a runners stretch , get on hands and knees and elevate affected foot. Then lean over and bring other leg to front and place foot in front. Enjoy stretching out that hip flexor that gets tight from hours in the "couch" position. ... (23 replies)
... do some stretching, crunches, basic pilates moves. My hamstring was so sore the other day from whatever exercise I managed to do standing on one leg. My effected foot feels tingly while I do crunches with the foot elevated and when I did a pilates chair exercise without it elevated. Have you found that? ... (23 replies)
... I am post op 3 days. My foot has been elevated at the level of my head day and night most of the time and I can honestly say I have no pain and very rarely discomfort. ... (23 replies)
... I don't recall how many wks post op you are. Do you know if there a benefit to elevating your foot higher than your waist? ... (23 replies)
... a dorsal bunion with flexion of only 10 degrees. ... (23 replies)
... I greatly surprised my doctor with how quickly my bones healed. After 9 weeks he said I could hit my foot with a baseball bat and it would be fine. ... (23 replies)
... be gimpy calf ahead of time with a lot of exercise. I don't want to bear weight at all and my gimpy foot is elevated practically over my head. It loves it up there and I can honestly say I have no pain. ... (23 replies)
... it also could be because I didn't want to make the effort to make a trip to the kithcen for a snack when the foot was painful! ... (23 replies)
... affected leg with those doggy lifts. I also put my affected leg on my kitchen counter and could stretch a bit. It feels very nice to stand. Actually I put my foot up on the counter while brushing teeth and doing all sorts of things. Having a stretchy hamstring comes in very handy. ... (23 replies)
... needing two vicadins. I am still tired today. I am listening to my body and foot as the doc suggested and tell myself everyday don't push it. I will try pilates. Do you know if flexing the foot is a problem? ... (23 replies)
... I am going to try swimming next week but even walking right now is painful each step ...slowly that is getting better but my foot still swells ALOT when I am on it all day.. I try to keep it up at work with ice be even then not enough. ... (23 replies)
... causes my foot to swell and then I am in for days of pain! ... (23 replies)
... It is so interesting how everyone is so different. MY surgery was for a more complicated bunion and I was cut further down the foot than the austin chevron so I think healing takes longer. I guess my doc was waiting to see that all was healed as my toe really was a twisted mess. ... (23 replies)
... Yes, Teddie....at 8 weeks post op I was finally able to get my foot into a shoe. My "workout" is walking...I powerwalk, 6 miles every other day up and down hills... ... (23 replies)
... I was NWB for the first 2 weeks and only put a littler pressure on my foot now. I definitely think the PT will be extremely helpful with getting my ROM back. Although it may be sore, it will get you started on your recovery. ... (23 replies)
... Teddie, I started "working out" about a month post-op. I had an Austin as well, but it was less complicated than yours. As soon as I could actually get my foot in a sneaker (with my compression sock), I went on the treadmill at a snail's pace. I started walking at the rate of 1.1 for 5 minutes. I seriously burned 8 calories total! BUT, walking that slowly helped me get... (23 replies)
... people at this point in their recovery were already doing things.. I feel a bit behind but know everyone has to go at their own pace.. even the doc said let your foot be your guide.. but that could mean a lot of different things.. ... (23 replies)


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