... 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)
... I do not believe I have a malunion as my bone are 100 healed according to two doctors. I do alot of amassage, and toe exercises daily. Probably more than is needed as I stress over this foot. I will definitely search on it. ... (5 replies)
... It seems you may have malunion of the bones, as a result your joint is not congruent and leads to muscle inbalance.
I don't know if it can be fixed surgically, by in the meantime to reduce the pain try to do stretching exercises. It helps me. The idea is it moves the blood helping soft tissue to heal. You must do it many times, many hours, daily to feel improvement. (5 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)
... so I'm curious to hear from people who did have PT after their bunion surgery. What types of exercises did you do? ... (1 replies)
... I had an austin bunionectomy with akin osteotomy 5 weeks ago. ... (1 replies)
... ntioned it. Step on it with your heel on the floor and it will stretch a good part of your leg and, if you can get yourself a yoga mat, you can do strengthening exercises on that. The secret is to make your muscles less tight and this will make your hips, ankles and knees and feet all work together. ... (18 replies)
... nd was getting no place. However, do not let that get your hopes down. A big part of what he has done to me can be done through Yoga and just plain strengthening exercises as well as the toe separators I mentioned in my first letter. Your problem is weakness and I am sure my case was much worse than yours. ... (18 replies)
... How's it going for you by now? (2 replies)
... h the foot looks a lot better, I can't lift or straighten my big toe. I have only the tiniest ability to move it in that direction. My doctor said to do some ROM exercises and I've been doing them. But since I started, my foot pain has returned with a vengeance. The Percoset doesn't touch the pain. ... (2 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)
... 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)
... Hi TeachGirl,
My response will be based on my own experience. I had surgery on bunion and bunionette (5th met bunion)on my right foot in 2008, and the same surgery on my left foot two weeks ago. I too felt new pains when I started the toe exercises. You will continue to feel new sensations and pangs as you start to use your foot more.
Yes, it is common for your toes not... (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)
... Hi Profmia:
Your posting said you had a bunion removal 2 years ago for your left foot, was this operation for your R foot a lot different in operation procedure than the L foot?
As you could see from my previous posting that I had my bunion surgery done (austin cut) for my right foot (I am right handed too) just around mid march of this year. It has been just past 4 months... (41 replies)
... Remember to do your stretching exercises as this will help your feet stay supple. ... (64 replies)
... xrays every 2 week?! 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.
So ya still not walking off crutches at 6 week? Im due back at work next wednesday. I highly doubt that because if I have crutches still I wont... (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)