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... Hi Everyone, I just had my second bunionectomy performed (my first was about 3 1/2 years ago on my right foot) and think I must have forgotten how tough this recovery could be! I even went back and read my old posts from my first surgery and they don't seem so bad. The night of the surgery and the following day were of course really painful. I was taking vicodin and... (0 replies)
... It took time for me to be able to either at the dinner table with my family. I ate like a sea otter (with a place to on my chest) or a while. At about six weeks, I started trying to sit with my family at dinner, with my ot propped up on a chair and iced. the first few times, I ended up scooters get back to bed. But I kept trying each day. I gradually got yo 5, 10, 15 and... (14 replies)
... I am 5 weeks post op, I had a double bunionectomy -so both feet- the first and second metatarsal broke and set with a screw/for the first( bunion toe) and the second toe with a pin. I also had a bilateral snip to my ligaments on both feet as well. Up until this point i had- 3 motrin every 8 hours two weeks bed rest/with ice 20 min every of every hour, elevation, used... (1 replies)

... itting here now five days post op with my second foot surgery. I had minimal need for pain medication after the first surgery. The first few days required rest, ice and elevation but by day five my foot felt so good I went on a power shopping trip and was on my feet all day. ... (0 replies)
... I had to do that for the first 3 weeks with very minimal time walking on it. Ice and elevation are your best bets at this point. I had some pain and discomfort with my right foot for for the first few weeks. ... (4 replies)
... Hi Emma - Just as earthworm stated, keep that foot elevated! (above your nose is the best - but at least above your waist) For the first two weeks post Hallux Limitus Rigidus surgery, my foot was elevated 23 out of 24 hours! I did yoga "legs up the wall" periodically throughout the day to take the stress off of my hip and butt. Elevation and ice on the ankles were my... (6 replies)
... I only apply ice now if it swells up. I've also noticed in the last few days when I have been elevating my knee has burned up. Ached a little. Probably from all the elevation! ... (41 replies)
... just ice and elevation. ... (9 replies)
... to anything. I think it's some type of heat rash from being wrapped tightly in bandages for several days on end in August. I'm just going to ride it out with ice and elevation during the day, and maybe some Benedryl at night, until my appointment early next week when the stitches come out. ... (12 replies)
... it's pretty painless as long as I don't push it. Ice and elevation are still the magic bullets, so I'm using a lot of both. ... (12 replies)
... in during week 3 but mostly work from home because of the elevation factor and my office is a huge one with a long trip from my car to my desk.....and I can work from home much more efficiently. ... (14 replies)
... Try not to worry!! I think you will be ok!! Keep up the elevation and ice and keep taking paracetamol for any pain and you should start to see more improvements! ... (14 replies)
... I'm all ears, sitting here facing 2 more weeks of elevation and ice! ... (17 replies)
... to sleep. After that I asked the dr if I could use Advil instead and he said I could use 3 Advil but only every 8 hours. that seemed to work well. The key is ice and elevation. the higher you can keep the foot the better. ... (11 replies)
... I really hate the idea of these cortisone shots. Is there any other way to reduce the swelling besides ice and elevation. He had me on Celebrex, but I it was only for a few weeks. I am still discouraged. Does it really take at least 6 months to feel "normal."? ... (90 replies)
... All we have been told at this point is elevation and ice (which we have done) however, 17 yr olds aren't much for sitting still and wanting to stay home (no matter how bad they feel) So, we are now awaiting the first check up on Wed. He can get up and move around the house. He gets up to watch TV in the living room but does keep his foot elevated (with only a few reminders).... (4 replies)
... How long after bunionectomy surgery do you continue to ice and elevate? ... (8 replies)
... The swelling will be intermittent, worse in the evening, better in the morning. It can last for months but will improve gradually. Ice and elevation are still your best friends... and will be for several weeks. ... (2 replies)
... Bring a cooler for ice to work. Ice and elevation keep the swelling down and if you can keep the swelling down it should keep the pain down too. ... (8 replies)
... I'm staying off of my foot. I do heel walk a little, but my doctor said the success of early healing is via ice and elevation and very little weight bearing. Thanks for responding. Do you put any weight on your foot yet? ... (3 replies)


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