... osteotomy on my right foot. General information for recovery that I received from him is a bit of a blur. ... (6 replies)
... y boots about 7 weeks later. Was back to jogging about a month after that. I will say that I used a sports med ortho and they are typically more agressive with recovery than pods. ... (6 replies)
... Sorry if I wasn't clear there. We had the discussion on how active I am outdoors, but what it probably boiled down to is him needing to assess me after the surgery before committing to an answer. Still, I'd like to have an idea other than 4-5 weeks on crutches. He may have even said when I'll walk again (if no crutches, I'm assuming good enough to walk/drive after that???),... (6 replies)
... It just seemed otherwise since you stated you weren't getting all the information on recovery that you wanted. ... (6 replies)
... nionectomy and an arthrodesis, what would be a realistic time limit that I will be back up and at least somewhat functional in twelve weeks factoring in pain and recovery time? ... (0 replies)
... Hi GG -
So glad to hear you are doing so well! I'm frantically trying to get things together at work in preparation for my medical leave. I'm doing my PT exercises every morning, and practicing with my crutches at night. I mentioned to my husband that I think I want to get the hand held shower head, as well.
I'll let you know how my procedure goes next week! Keep... (14 replies)
... Hi Gleegirl!
Wow - our experiences do sound very similar. I hope everything goes smoothly and easy for you tomorrow - are you working with a podiatrist or an orthopedic surgeon? I have a podiatrist. Keep posting on your progress - you will be my road map for my recovery:wave:I am so glad that I found this health board to use as part of my support system! (14 replies)
... Good luck to you and please keep us posted on your progress. From all I've heard and read, as long as you devote the time for your recovery and realize it is a long process you will be successful. ... (14 replies)
... it is just a matter of letting your feet tell you what they will tolerate. I've been told that full recovery can take anywhere from 6 mos to a year. ... (3 replies)
... from my PF. The doctor said it was caused by the bunion pulling the PF constantly, creating scar tissue. He removed it by cutting a hole in my plantar fascia. My recovery has been OK, some pain here and there, swelling at the end of every day, etc. I still elevate it most of the time. ... (0 replies)
... surgery and has an akin bunionectomy with austin osteotomy done in Calgary. I'd just like to let you know that now all experiences are bad! ... (18 replies)
... Last week I saw a different DPM for a non related ankle injury and I asked him about my raised toe, in which he said that at this point of my recovery it was probably going to stay like that. ... (0 replies)
... HELP!! I am 9 months into recovery of Austin bunionectomy and 5th metatarsal osteotomy (tailor's bunion) on my left foot and the pain is still here. I am getting so depressed and driving myself crazy wishing i had not gone through with the surgery.
My surgery was March 2012. I was in an air filled "astronaut" boot for the first 4 weeks and then a hard soled velcro sandal... (4 replies)
... Hi cards5fan, sounds like you had some sort of bunionectomy with akin. Our scenario is slightly different, as I only had the bunionectomy without correcting the big toes. ... (18 replies)
... hope your recovery is going well. ... (64 replies)
... I had to remove all of my clothes and just wear the gown. I also thought I could keep my underwear and bra on but they said no. I think they don't want anything from your home on you when you go into surgery for many reasons. Some of the reasons you have already read on this site and one other reason may be to keep the surgery room free of any germs. (14 replies)
... over to see what could have gone wrong. There does not seem to be a smoking gun. Anyway, no one could have even convinced me that this could happen because my recovery was going so well. This time around I know to pay attention to every little twinge and pain and ask about it. ... (61 replies)
... Hi...I had a calcaneal osteotomy, tendon transfer, bunionectomy and gastroc recession on october 25th. my recovery seems to be unusually short and honestly it concerns me a bit. i never went into a cast, just a boot and never had a ton of swelling. ... (61 replies)
... I had a ptt transfer, calcaneal osteotomy, gastroc recession and bunionectomy done on october 25th. I feel your pain! ... (111 replies)
... heel osteotomy for flat foot, and bunionectomy. ... (0 replies)