... It has been a very long journey for me. In April 2016 I had surgery #2 to remove all the hardware and move my heel back over to neutral as the first surgeon messed up my foot. Then in October 2016 I had surgery #3 to remove the screws from my second surgery and elevate my second metatarsal. Right now I am walking on the outside of my foot as my foot was way overcorrected... (14 replies)
... I wouldn't be too concerned. 3 weeks post op, although it may sound like forever, is a very short amount of time. It takes months to fully recover. ... (12 replies)
... at I am allergic too, but an allergic reaction wouldn't make my toe go crooked. My foot looks and feels like I never had the bunion removed and it has been over 3 months now. The other foot looks fine and has less pain. I am 3 weeks post op on that one. ... (4 replies)
... I had a left foot bunionectomy 3 weeks ago. I had the stiches removed several days ago and the incision is bleeding a little bit and has some green residue on the dressings. Is this normal? ... (3 replies)
... I'd just like to add...since every doctor is different, please be sure to check with yours to be SURE that he's okay with you taking ibuprofen. At 3 weeks post op I can't see how it could be a problem for anyone, but why take chances? ... (8 replies)
... Hi, I am also 3 weeks post op bunionectomy, but I have very little swelling. ... (8 replies)
... ng so positive, and having faith, and trusting that the body will in fact heal. And I truly feel more better every day! I begin to work with a PT for dancers in 3 weeks, and since before the surgery have had a low sodium diet, while taking multi vitamins and bromelin. ... (1 replies)
... Like you, I was VERY worried and almost got into a depression during the first 3 weeks post op. ... (41 replies)
... Hi all,
I am 3 weeks post op from bilateral scarf bunionectomy, and my left foot has healed really well, but my right still looks a bit angry- it's lumpy and there are still dark patches where blood has pooled under the skin.....
can anyway relate to this at all? Should I be worried? Can anyone share any tips about wound care?
thanks in advance :wave: (17 replies)
... Best of luck for your upcoming op. I am 3 weeks post op from a cartilage graft and all the prep I did before the op really paid off. I cooked lots of healthy meals and stacked the freezer and cupboards. ... (97 replies)
... I try to post often too but on the weekends I get so busy with my two kids and family. I saw my POD like 3 days after my surgery to see how my foot was doing and to change the bandage and he moved my toes around but good! ... (97 replies)
... felt cause I had that walk on the bone feeling too. I didn't wait 20 yrs thou..I give you credit on that one..WOW I want to wear sandals sooo bad now..I'm only 3 weeks post op so I can't imagine putting one on now. ... (97 replies)
... I'm only 3 weeks post op so I know it's going to take awhile to feel better. I'm wishing you a fast recovery and look forward to talking to you soon. ... (97 replies)
... urgery was Nov 12th. I go back to work this Friday. I work 12 hour shifts so I may try and just do 8 hours a day for a week or so. Did I read that you are 3.5 weeks post op and you're doing stationary bike? ... (39 replies)
... I had a bunionectomy and both sides of my right foot. ... (40 replies)
... Just checking in on those who had surgery, prior to mine. I am 9 weeks post op, from my bunionectomy. I'm feeling frustrated and tired, though I started PT 2 weeks ago. My foot just doesn't feel normal....it feels bony when I walk and the incision is still stiff. PT helps but progress is slow. ... (3 replies)
... I'm 11 weeks post op bunion surgery, bone wedge removed, toe straightened, bump shaved off and 2 screws applied. Wondering if anyone had any of these problems post op and did they resolve. The area around the shaved off bunion still pretty tender. ... (1 replies)
I cannot say enuf about ice to the foot.
I iced my foot for the first MONTH post op,, got my boot 3 weeks post op
( mod austin bunionectomy 2 screws, proximal great toe joint bone wedge out and K wire into bone pieces, third toe distal joint bone wedge out, forth toe distal joint bone wedge out, fifth toe not sure but a long scar on top metatarsal area.
Keep... (12 replies)
... Hi Everyone,
So now I'm 3 weeks post-op double bunionectomy (w/ permanent screws), day 21. I'm wearing sneakers now and I'm back at my desk job as of today. My dr said to really roll thru the toe joint, which hurts a little bit on one foot, & feels okay on the other. Walking in real sneakers, and being able to take a shower at last has felt so good!!
I have a little... (29 replies)
... my PT started at 2 weeks post op. ... (18 replies)