... Austin Bunionectomy with second metatarsal shortening because of pain in the ball of foot. I am going to Physical Therapy. I am really concerned. ... (13 replies)
... I can't imagine being house and couch bound for 10 full weeks? ... (5 replies)
... Hi all. I am 5 weeks Oostende lapidus surgery and hammertoe correction. My doctor says full NWB till 10 weeks? ... (5 replies)
... Well, I am glad that your surgery healed nicely....I'm sure your toe looks beautiful!
I recently got a report on the doctor who did the original surgery and his report looks great. He has been practicing for 28 years as an OS and has never had a disciplinary action against him. People do make mistakes though, so who knows. I will definitly check out the other doctors as... (22 replies)
... an my second toe..i think it looks horrible..but, oh well, i went thru hell for months before i was better..if this is what im stuck with..so be it.. Now, the bunionectomy i had 10 weeks ago..healed nicely..although i still have pain.but im on my feet all day..i hardly ever sit. ... (22 replies)
... I had a bunionectomy 10 weeks ago ..and have 2 permanent screws in there...But, 13 years ago i had a bunionectomy with a removable pin.. ... (22 replies)
... well my bunionectomy was 10 weeks ago. my foot is still swollen but i can tell you that it will definitly be more narrow without the bunion...so your shoe size should stay the same. ... (8 replies)
... Your bones don't fuse together until 8-10 weeks, the last thing you want to do is an impact exercise such as jogging. I am a runner also and understand you want to get back to it. I had a chevron bunionectomy Dec 17th with 2 screws put in and I just had the same procedure on my other foot on 3/25. After the 1st surgery when I began to feel well enough, I exercised daily but... (5 replies)
... I would love to hear from anyone who had failed bunionectomy and ESP if you had fusions and how did it go? ... (1 replies)
... Walking has been great, I was in a splint for 2 weeks, got my stiches out, then had a fiberglass cast on for 4 weeks, went to the cam boot for 2 weeks, which after a few days I could walk in that, and 6 weeks I was able to wear my husbands old running shoes, I am currently near 10 weeks post op on the lapidus... ... (7 replies)
... ith an intesity of about 8 then just stop. This happens at least 3 or 4 times a day. I have zero, literally, range of motion in my big toe going down and this is after 4 weeks of physical therapy twice a week. Unfortunately none of these are my biggest concern. ... (1 replies)
... So after reading your post you inspired me to get my kids to help more! I made a chart and they are taking on more responsibility which will really help. ... (5 replies)
... I had to have daily dressing changes at the clinic for another 3 weeks and it was a stressful worrying time. Im sure the antibiotic treatment was vital and it did work but it sure as hell made me feel truly rotten for a long time. ... (5 replies)
... I understand your frustration so well as I had a bunionectomy and 2nd metatarsal osteotomy 4 months ago and I am STILL not able to weight bear! Like yourself, I got an infection and it burst the incisions open. ... (5 replies)
... After seeing my bone not healing quick enough, my Pod advised me to start weight bearing anyway... I am 10 weeks post op lapidus. Is it normal for the heel to hurt like crazy? ... (12 replies)
... crazy! I had my mother here for the first 3 days and she kept me very busy. After she left, I was alone for about 10 hours per day as my husband could not take time off from work. ... (9 replies)
... Thanks j9879!
Again, I find your advice very helpful and you are very knowlegdable with respect to all of our foot issues here on this board.
I am finding the more I use my feet, legs, ankles, the better they feel, a bit achey yes, but if you don't use it, you lose it! (12 replies)
... Weight bearing after a lapidus procedure is all depended on the fixation used during the surgery and how fast you are healing. ... (12 replies)
... strength in my ankle. I have to take off my wrap once a day and "write" the ABC's in the air with my ankle, then rewrap after 15 minutes. ... (26 replies)
... However, after 10 years now, I cannot get away from the reality that my bunions are starting to hurt and bother me more, almost on a regular basis. ... (41 replies)