... My bone has had delayed healing. There is a possibility though that it is due to my own clumsiness. ... (7 replies)
... Sounds like your going to have some fun,your feet must be healing very nicely. Do you still have any problems with your toes not connecting with the floor when walking? ... (97 replies)
... months after my lapidus bunionectomy and it was a Godsend. I don't know how I would have survived with out it. ... (7 replies)
... austin bunionectomy of my left foot, with a Kwire, not a screw. Fairly standard. I followed my doctor's instructions and was NWB for the first 2 weeks and was PWB, to 8 weeks. ... (7 replies)
... What kind of bunionectomy did you have? ... (7 replies)
... i never had your kind of bunionectomy so i dont know about recovery time. it does seem quite long, though. ... (7 replies)
... I had no idea a bunionectomy was such a long drawn out affair..... ... (7 replies)
... to allow the toe to lie flat takes a while to heal. Every time that tissue gets pulled or stretched from walking barefoot, the toe can become sensitive and the healing process can be delayed. ... (73 replies)
... We are in about the same time frame, recovery wise. I had a Keller Bunionectomy and my Dr. did the same thing, wrapping my toe to help it heal in a certain position. He called it "splinting". At my 4 week visit last Tues. . ... (5 replies)
... HI there DL! I'm not sure if you remember me or the details of my case, but I think you probably do. I'm so sorry to hear about your infection. Darn the luck!
As a fellow survivor of post bunionectomy infection I can give you a couple of pointers -
1. Do not soak your foot in the tub or take a bath. Not good for the infection.
2. My dr always told me NOT to squeeze... (240 replies)
... I think I started PT too soon, because, when I began bending the toe area; etc. is when the pain set in.... I really think I was one who should have been NWB for 8 weeks, like some here....instead of PWB, so soon after surgery, so I have a setback. I usually take the hardbootcam off at night, to air my foot out and to ice it. My toe hurts the most, where the fusion doesn't... (7 replies)
... wkmcolors - you don't wear your hard camboot to bed do you? That was the only time I took my off unless I was sitting with my foot elevated. I wasn't given any exercises to do until after 8 weeks and the first question I asked was whether the fusion was a success. He said it was. I guess I started PT at about 3 months after I still have residual swelling. I just had the... (7 replies)