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... I was walking by Aug 26th. But I have hard casts that they padded more under the big toe joint so I don't have any choice but to walk on my heels and outsides of my feet. ... (16 replies)
... gimpy for about a month after the casts came off... ... (11 replies)
... Day 4 after the left foot bunionectomy and things are still going well. I really don't even need pain medication of any kind at the moment. I'm sure this will change as I start trying to walk more! I am wondering about the different types of boots, surgical shoes, casts, etc. that everyone had, has or will have. My foot is bandaged in a bunch of white gauze and tape,... (87 replies)

... You need to get a timeline from the surgeon as to when the casts will be removed, what are the steps and so forth so you know exactly what to expect. ... (5 replies)
... i just had the bunion surgery 1 week ago. ... (13 replies)
... I had the Austin procedure done, pins in 4 toes. My foot looks somewhat normal in the morning, but swells as the day goes on. I just started putting weight on it Friday. The hardest thing is trying to find shoes that my foot will fit in. I don't have pain in my foot, just feels as if the top is burning. I am worried because I can't bend my toes. I go back to doctor in three... (17 replies)
... Dito to everything Dancergal said... I am only 10 weeks postop and am just walking upright, full weight bearing, with some confidence, though my foot swells and aches fairly quickly. ... (17 replies)
... and started doing as much walking as my feet could comfortably tolerate. ... (7 replies)
... hello like wow..and all..My Dd is doing well.her casts and pins were removed yesterday.the wound looks good and she does not have too much swelling.We hoped she would be able to start walking..but hit a snag. ... (20 replies)
... strapped surgical sandals during the NWB time, never had casts, crutches, etc. After that I started wearing big gym shoes and walking a bit more each day. ... (5 replies)
... then started walking as much as my feet "approved" after that. ... (17 replies)
... I wore surgical sandals until the beginning of the third week at which time I switched to big gym shoes. Never needed casts or crutches. ... (17 replies)
... I agree, it is weird how what happens after surgery is so different person to person. Casts vs. no cast, NWB vs. walking and so on. ... (7 replies)
... After two weeks, I started wearing wide gym shoes and walking as much as I could tolerate, which for me was around the house for a few days and to the corner within a week. ... (2 replies)
... morpheine as I came round. I also had nerve blocks, so I was in no pain until the following morning and even then it was hardly noticeable. The Phisio put me in walking shoes which velcro over the plaster casts and I had to walk with crutches. ... (14 replies)
... I too have read that the chevon is the same as the Austin procedure. There does seem to be a big difference in what the doctor's personal preferences are, some use wires, screws or pins, some put patients in cast, and some in walking casts/shoes. I personally don't know how much it really matters the degree of angle that is being fixed. It does matter if it is a base... (7 replies)
... etween the achiles tendon and bunions and no doc ever mentioned this to me. However, we're all different. As for being off your feet, this is just part of having bunion surgery. ... (3 replies)
... has been far easier. All I can think is the technique of the surgeon has a lot to do with recovery. I also credit the fiberglass mini casts on my feet, as these protect my feet from accidental bumping and make sleeping much easier. ... (3 replies)
... I going to have bunion surgery on my right foot in 3 weeks. Because I have a bad back, I can't use crutches and have to rely on a walker. Has anyone had the same problem? ... (2 replies)
Talor's Bunion
Jun 6, 2002
... ry. I was still all drugged up, but could hear everything they were doing. They could have been cutting my feet off and I wouldn't have cared! Anyway....I had walking casts on both feet, so there was no need for crutches. I had those on for 6 weeks, then I had to wear some special slippers. I took off from work for 3 months. ... (8 replies)

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