... CRIKEY. I went in at 12 days for cast off and stitches out and was told to not return for FIVE weeks. Not much post op care there is there! I ended up booking in with my community nurse for the dressing changes. ... (26 replies)
... weight bearing for 5 weeks, heel bearing 1 week, and now partial weight bearing with crutches. My foot is extremely swollen and the toe exercises are almost impossible. My big toe looks like it is also starting to pull inward since I've been walking on it. ... (26 replies)
... debbie g, could you please be more specific, on how you exercised your foot and when you started to do so, post op. What did you have done? ... (6 replies)
... The ultimate goal is to regain the same range of motion you had before the surgery. Shortly before I had my surgery, I met a young woman at work who had had a bunionectomy on one foot and hadn't done PT or much exercise afterward. ... (6 replies)
... He did say I could move it back and forth and I wiggle my toe some. I'm still nervous I might break what he so recently fixed. I was wondering what specific exercises that anyone found helpful? ... (6 replies)
... I am 4 weeks post op and my big toe and incision area is very stiff. I'm gingerly moving it, don't want to do anything too soon. ... (6 replies)
... that's totally normal. My first bunionectomy was in January of this year, and the second one was this past May. ... (4 replies)
... Question for anyone who's had a bunionectomy. I'm 5 weeks post op and had my casts removed. ... (4 replies)
... My sympathy to both of you. I don't know much about it, but know some people in our archives have said they had to do exercises, hard at first, but I think they have movement. (9 replies)
... akin osteotomy for juvenile bunions. Once she's had her surgery, I will post up any exercises she is given. Hope you are recovering well, from all I've read it's not an easy surgery to go through. ... (1 replies)
... I've been lurking and reading through past posts of others' experiences and am here to post with my question. So hello fellow bunion surgery survivors! ... (1 replies)
... I had an austin bunionectomy with akin osteotomy 5 weeks ago. ... (1 replies)
... pm in the afternoon. So I don't have to massage or do as much ROM exercises as I did. When I start feeling pain, I generally just ice the area and that seems to sooth it immediately. ... (4 replies)
... This is my first post on this board, thanks for reading. I had bunionectomy surgery on both my feet last summer, so its been 16 months for my right foot and 15 months for my left foot. ... (21 replies)
... I had a bunionectomy along with several other forefoot surgical procedures on my left foot on May 1. ... (11 replies)
... five years old. I currently walk daily for 50 minutes and do an hour of floor exercises using free weights and ankle weights. I am also very active during the day in the course of my daily activities. ... (11 replies)
... My pod seemed concerned that my right foot is still having so much pain. I have to wear surgery boot at work ( VERY physical job- never sit). He seemed surprised by this.
I figured it's only been 5 weeks so pain is expected. But it seems I am wrong?
I'm going to do more stretching exercises.
Had a McBride procedure, minimal.
Would appreciate any input, feed back or... (0 replies)
... op. My dr did not start toe exercises this early. I wouldn't worry about spaces and not touching the floor til all swelling is done. But I would raise any and all concerns I have with the dr. ... (2 replies)
... I am now a week post surgery after having a bunionectomy on my left foot. The first week went by with no major issues. The pain mess and numbness really helped. ... (2 replies)
... BTW, I'm in Toronto, Canada and no PT has been recommended by my DR. I'm doing exercises on my own at home with the big toe. Left big toe has pretty good movement and more flexible than the right which is quite a bit more stiff. ... (0 replies)