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... did exercise to increase leg strength and balance, good physical condition, strong legs. I have been athletic all my life. ... (16 replies)
... 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)
... Feet feel fine when they're up or I'm using my heels...minimal swelling when they are down or wearing tight socks under my bunion shoes. ... (0 replies)

... I went to the doctor today and got good news for a change. She said the xray and my foot look good and she put me in a hard walking cast with the ugly shoe. ... (24 replies)
... its strange not being able to wiggle the toes anymore they are really stiff but it dosent affect my walking or running. ... (9 replies)
... on too tight if thats possible as I have a huge amount of pain in my little toe and can really feel it pressing on the k wire almost as if its being pushed over to the other toes. So I am going to call the Plaster Room at the Hospital and see what the say. ... (9 replies)
... nd week I had my stitches taken out and the doc gave me the okay to get the foot wet. I did not get it wet right away because I could tell my wound was a little open near my big toe. ... (17 replies)
... glad your surgery is behind you and you are on the road to recovery. Not overdoing is the most crucial. ... (3 replies)
... for almost two weeks and in my velcro boot since then. my toe is still very stiff and i have seen little to no improvement even with the exercises. i am on my foot a lot since starting back to school and working an internship. ... (3 replies)
... our posts in the past. Sounds like you really had a rough time of it. Did you stay completely off your feet and ice them from day 1. I think that will be hard to do. ... (192 replies)
... I agree with Saturngirl. The air has to be fully pumped out of the Xerosox. It was OK for me last summer with the cast on but I had not had surgery and the cast was for a stress fracture. ... (14 replies)
... Annette, I'm so glad to hear that your second operation has gone so well! ... (14 replies)
... I'm going to the doc on Thursday - I'll probably get a dressing change and a new cast. I think sleep is easier this time around simply because we know what's going on down there, and we have a foot that doesn't hurt anymore because it's already been through it so we're looking at PROOF that there's a light at the end of the tunnel. Whenever my right foot hurts (like it... (4 replies)
... t too, though mainly felt that "band" across my big toe. Massage them constantly, and move them back and forth, with your hands and on their own. You just need to pass a certain point, and you won't have that tightness. It really does take patience. At 8 weeks, I couldn't do a thing, so you're ahead of the game! ... (4 replies)
... I am new to the boards and have never posted before. I am 6 weeks post right foot bunionectomy and 2 weeks post left foot bunionectomy. I had a small cast for 1 week and thick wrap bandage for 2 weeks. Then went on to the bandage splint for 2 weeks and finally a sneaker on the 6th week. ... (6 replies)
... understand your concern. I have severe bunions and just had surgery in mid February. I work as a social work at a hospital and was also concerned about my return to work. Social work is definitely less physically taxing than nursing, but I have a severe bunion. ... (10 replies)
... last Nov. and have since found that all Dr's have different opinions for the healing time.I guess if you have a good protective shoe,boot,cast you should be able to climb stairs. Just take your time. ... (4 replies)
... You asked if anyone could suggest anything else that might be useful to do prior to the big day. ... (9 replies)
... things seemed to be going so well. Tonight I had the worst pain so far! ... (10 replies)
The Fearful Foot
Oct 7, 2013
... annoying, but still relatively painless. I also learned to play a video game and started my fantasy hockey team. ... (4 replies)




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