It appears you have not yet Signed Up with our community. To Sign Up for free, please click here....



Message Board


Foot & Ankle Problems Board Index
Pages: 1 2 Showing 1 - 20 of 36 for bunionectomy leg swollen. (0.007 seconds)


... LoveOysters; Oh I will definitely shut my door and prop up my leg in between my class lectures (with a "knock, I'm in" sign to give me warning). I think my students won't mind if I do that in class too as we sit around conference tables. Will definitely have to wear wide legged trousers and the thought of make up and dressing does seem monumental. I will (or rather, my... (10 replies)
... e foot will swell the longer its down....Pain, pain, pain. I'm pretty much alone in my office so I have set up a chair next to my desk with a pillow and keep my leg up as much as I can. I started out with just a few hours and have worked my way up to all day. I was super tired the first day I went. ... (10 replies)
... I'm 10 weeks post op today, I have a walking cast and can put my full weight to walk on it for up to 10 min each hour, have to elevate in between, nothing like a swollen foot in a hard cast. Get this off in 2 weeks then into a boot, I'm so excited about getting to wash my leg and foot and to be able to move it around. ... (10 replies)

... Hello, Had a Lapidus procedure bunionectomy 3/22 -- don't have all the fancy terms available -- have a plate and 5 screws in 1st or 2nd metatarsal and a pin in hammertoe. Three hour surgery. went home in a hard splint. Thurs 3/28 1st post-op appt; splint came off and now have black "pneumatic boot." Nearly 5-inch scar ain't pretty and foot swollen. (Turns out I should have... (0 replies)
... wiggling your toes as tolerated and doing lots of ankle rotations and leg extensions to keep the circulation up to your foot is really helpful. ... (41 replies)
... oke up in the night and my left foot was tingling quite badly. It felt really swollen. I got up to use the washroom and noticed 2 veins in the front of my left leg were really protruding too. When I got back in bed I noticed it felt better to have my legs down rather than propped up on pillows. ... (64 replies)
... LY would feel more comfortable having someone else do it. I had to go back for my to get changed, it was uncomfortable and there was no way I could have hiked my leg up as sensitive and swollen as my whole foot was to do it my self. Call your doctor. ... (4 replies)
... OK, sitting here with my leg elevated and iced. Did too much today and now it is swollen, painful and hot. RATS. ... (149 replies)
... high compression stocking. I will see how that does. I wear this because I do get swelling in my leg as well as my foot if I don't elevate it periodically. ... (149 replies)
... I have been putting some weight on my foot since Tuesday and yesterday actually did housework without crutches but by late afternoon my whole leg was swollen. I spent the rest of the day with my leg elevated and iced it. Today I am putting more weight on the leg but still using crutches. ... (149 replies)
... Yikes, my stomach tightened when you wrote about the painful shots. I am home now and putting my leg up. It is better elevated and stays less swollen. I worked yesterday and today and feel tired from carrying myself around on crutches. ... (149 replies)
... d a good weekend but spent much of it sitting around as usual. My doctor told me that if my xray looks good one week from today, I can start putting weight on my leg and wearing a running shoe. I am trying very hard to keep my excitement at bay and keep my leg elevated. ... (149 replies)
... wearing a running shoe and only use crutches periodically. I am so hopeful that I can get off these crutches and start driving again. My foot is looking good but swollen a bit. I am wearing a toeless foot sleeve which covers my big toe and foot to the leg and really keeps the swelling down. ... (149 replies)
... for at least several more weeks. I had my Dr. appointment yesterday and had new bandages put on. My toes are really swollen but my toe exercises are giving my big toe more flexibility. My right leg is so weird looking with so much muscle mass gone. ... (149 replies)
... I had my lapidus bunionectomy May 17. Sitting now with a slightly swollen leg looking out at the lake. How are you doing? ... (149 replies)
... If you are experiencing leg aches and ankles pain, may be you have been on your feet too much? ... (35 replies)
... the same. I am 6 days post op, my back hurts from sitting in bed, but I have pillows all around me with a wedge pillow elevating my legs. I am experiencing leg aches and my ankles hurt.. I think the ankles is from walking 20 ft to the bathroom on my ankles. I get a little lazy and don't put my boots on every time. ... (35 replies)
... and move my toes and ankle it seems I can feel the metal in my foot. I do feel blessed to have this removable boot. It is very heavy but at least I can wash my leg and foot! Everything is so much harder than I expected it to be. I am in pretty good shape so I figured I would just be like super woman and do my thing! ... (39 replies)
... ion of any of it. I felt really good when I came home...kind of like when you come home from the dentist and your jaw is numb. I had no feeling in that foot or leg and I slept soundly that night. However, the next day the numbness wore off and the pain returned. It was excrutiating. I didn't think I would survive. ... (3 replies)
... I don't know if this is why they did it or not, but once you start hanging your leg down more and bearing weight you will have swelling, so you may be happy you have a little extra room. ... (24 replies)


Associated Tags: bilateral, bunion, bunion surgery post op care, bunionectomy post-op, double bunionectomy, hammertoe, lapidus

Pages: 1 2

All times are GMT -7. The time now is 06:15 PM.



Site owned and operated by HealthBoards.comô
Terms of Use © 1998-2017 HealthBoards.comô All rights reserved.
Do not copy or redistribute in any form!