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... I found various message boards and blogs to be a great resource when I was researching my surgery and post-op experiences, so I wanted to share my own story as well for others who are researching. I was diagnosed with a moderate bunion on my right foot at the age of 34 - I've had the bunion since I was a child, but it only began causing me issues in the year prior to my... (3 replies)
... Please note my signature has not worked. I will have to do some more research, I have followed the instructions in the CP, but I must have missed something. If anyone manages to sort it, please let me know. ... (97 replies)
... types of bunionectomy being done out there. ... (9 replies)

... Emma, I hope it all went smoothly today and that you're resting comfortably. Be sure to ice and elevate, unless that's against the doctor's post-op instructions. (12 replies)
... I had my Austin bunionectomy three weeks ago tomorrow. ... (4 replies)
... What pain meds. were you given? I cant stay in bed 2 wks...I was planning on coming back to work after 5 days...in a wheel chair...is that unreasonable? (12 replies)
... op instructions depending on your doc. ... (12 replies)
... I wanted to share my experience on my 2 week post op from bunion surgery. ... (6 replies)
... leg elevated as much as possible to help healing. I thought the POD's instructions to do light leg bends was crazy this early. Hope you are having a smooth recovery. Approx. 54 more days NWB if all goes well! ... (2 replies)
... We had different procedures and everyone's recovery is different, but you're only about 2 weeks post op. Its not unusual for it to still be hurting. Are you taking anything, that should be helping, if not ask your Dr for pain meds. ... (10 replies)
... On Feb 8, 2013 I had another surgery on my R foot to remove the screws. Excessive scar tissue had started to pull my big toe crooked again, so that had to be removed as well, using the method called silver bunionectomy. Instructions were to keep my foot elevated 45 minutes of each hour, 24/7, for the first week, then elevate 35 minutes of each hour, 24/7 . No icing. I... (4 replies)
... Thank you guys so much for replying! i was worried noone would :) To be honest i'm really bad with the technical terms of what i had done so i'll do my best... Akin osteotomy of 1st metatarsals? It was minimal incision and i have 3 permanent screws in each foot... My feet feel fine i have had basically no pain just some discomfort at time, after i got my bandages off i just... (4 replies)
... I had been given antibiotics through the IV during surgery and had to continue antibiotics orally for 3 days post surgery. ... (12 replies)
... My Doctor told me to keep my foot wrapped even after I start wearing regular shoes for awhile. He said it helps keep the swelling down. (26 replies)
... I had a scarf bunionectomy 6 weeks ago. Ive only just started heel walking at week 5 for up to 5 hours at a time with no pain, atlthough I still get lots of redness and swelling. ... (26 replies)
... op appointment tomorrow afternoon and I'm curious to see the incision and listen to what the doctor has to say. I've tried really hard to follow his instructions as far as keeping my foot elevated but I admit I probably could have done a better job and second and third day. ... (149 replies)
... Hi all, Thought I would throw out a quick post since I saw my doc last Thursday (2 week post-op appt.) They took the stitches out and gave me the following instructions: *Normal showers once again! They just asked me to be really careful around the incisions (light soap/water.) I'm not allowed to put any creams on the incisions until the scabs fall off (estimating... (42 replies)
... op advice. This is the first major surgery that I've had, so I had a fair amount of naivete going in. Beware.....long post ahead. ... (24 replies)
... Did your doctor give you any instructions? If he/she did tell you to move it back and forth, don't be afraid to do it as it could be essential for regaining flexibility. My doctor had me start after two weeks; he said that it was really important. I felt very squeamish; it wasn't actually painful; the IDEA just seemed scarey-- What if I pushed too far?, etc. But I did do it... (6 replies)
No Ice
Oct 24, 2007
... Hi! I had a bunionectomy on Oct. 5. I don't have too much to say, other than my doctor never mentioned ice at all, so I never used it. ... (3 replies)


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