... more weeks in the cast NWB. Once I was out of the cast, I even took a picture of my foot every week. Sounds silly, but it helped me to go back and look at the pictures when I felt like I wasn't progressing, to see the swelling going down and incisions healing a little bit every week. ... (14 replies)
... Hi Polly (hope you don't mind me addressing you as Polly, more personable) ;)
My 2nd visit to my foot doctor (who is the also the one who performs on my surgery) is tomorrow late afternoon. My hubby will come home a bit earlier and drives me to see her. Her clinic is about 20 minutes by highway from my home at the other end of the town. Which is not too bad for... (41 replies)
... So I am very pleased with it all so far but might be less clever tomorrow pm after seeing my new feet for the first time. I will take pictures though and attempt to attach them to FB and would be interested in your verdict. ... (41 replies)
... I didn't take pictures and now I really, really wish I'd had the foresight to have done that! ... (8 replies)
... Did you take pictures of your feet before your surgery? ... (8 replies)
... Well...hello y'all! I am back to the desert after a week of non-stop rain in the lush green beautiful country! I have seen more rain in one day in Ireland then the combined years I have been in Dubai LOL. Well, I did wear my sandals. Needless to say they are not great for support, so I had to walk extra extra slow to avoid twisting my feet and the umbrella came in handy as... (97 replies)
... hey Pearl..
Bet you are getting anxious to get this done and over with. I was the one that sent the link but the bosses on here don't like you putting web addresses on her so just have to search on your search engine 56 things to do when recovering from surgery. They are actually talking about spine surgery, but It is all good things to do when you are bed or chair... (35 replies)
... armykat...please keep posting to keep us updated. I am scheduled for a bunionectomy on my right foot, fusion of the right great toe, fusion of the little toe, and bunionectomy on the little toe side on the left on the 21st. ... (24 replies)
I myself live in Seattle, and I really need to hear about your experience with Weil! And to talk with you about your feet. I need both done. I've read up on all the procedures and scarf sounds the best for treating severe bunion with the wire fixation and least amount of down time. I've seen Nancy Kadel and Douglas Hale in Seattle for an opinion. You can ******... (8 replies)
... after process with my camera and the pictures are priceless. ... (8 replies)
... I really should have taken before and after pictures to remind myself. ... (8 replies)
... So good to hear from you! I am glad that you are doing so well. I too had a double bunionectomy in May and was one of the other people posting on the thread with you then. ... (7 replies)
... Well for those of you that don't remember me, it's been a while since I've posted. I had my surgery on May 2nd, so it's been about 4 months. I am now back to normal activities, and the swelling has gone completely down, and I can wear my normal shoes again. In fact my old shoes are now more comfortable than before. Last week I went hiking with no troubles at all. I was... (7 replies)
... Congratulations on your graduation, Rina! Very happy for you. (Wish we could see your pictures, including the shoes. :( ) Deb, glad that you are continuing to make progress and are able to keep going to work. Hopefully, you’ll be ready for “real” shoes soon. I looked up the SAS brand on the web and they do look comfortable. Mishmish, I’m with you in not being able to imagine... (72 replies)
... nch with my parents afterwards. It's midnight, and I'm still full from supper. I got a digital camera from my parents as a grad gift, and took lots and lots of pictures of me at grad. For every pose I made sure you could see my nice shoes. ... (72 replies)
... Rina, I'm so glad you found some shoes to wear. I'm very excited for you. Hope your family takes lots of pictures. Enjoy your special day.
I'm really please with my surgery results too. I read so many horror stories before the surgery that I worried about how long the recovery would take. So I was really surprised at how well I've been able to walk post-op. Of... (72 replies)
Sorry you're having trouble this weekend. :( I know you were looking forward to a nice one. I hope and pray that today is better for you.
Other S/S of infection, your Doc would have noted only if he had seen you after the onset: localized heat, redness, swelling, eventually seeping of blood and/or pus, increased white count, and elevated sed rate, requiring a blood... (192 replies)
... aid when I'm ready, I can wear an athletic shoe or sandals. I thought my healing would take a lot longer. So I'm pretty excited. He showed me before and after pictures of my surgery. I had arthritis in my feet that he also had to take out. ... (192 replies)
... mish mish, I'm feeling much better today. I wish you could post those pictures. LOL. Just kidding. I haven't crawled anywhere yet. I've walked to the bathroom and downstairs a couple of times. It seems harder coming back up the stairs. I might have done a little too much today. I feel a little throbbing.
Good luck with getting your stitches out tomorrow. Hope all... (192 replies)
... metatarsal osteotomy on my left foot on November 2004 and a bunionectomy on my right foot on April 2005. So far, I am pleased with my results in terms of not feeling the pain I used to have with the bunions. ... (29 replies)