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... ndence upon my husband. I am an outgoing full time working mom, so being home bounded for weeks was killing me. I was drosy the 1st week too due to the amount of pain killers I had to take to ease the post op pain. ... (41 replies)
... whimpered a lot and it took hours to fall back asleep, though now I'm afraid of doing so too deeply! I've basically had to take half a percocet every 2 hrs when pain resurges. I'm comforted to read others' accounts that it does get better. ... (2 replies)
... to have some numbness from the trauma of surgey, it usally goes away, but not always. Getting the pins out wasnt that bad its quick and you've certainly had wose pain from the surgery. ... (10 replies)

... sday came around, OMG. I have never felt anything like it. I woke up in the morning, grabbed my crutches and went to stand to go to the bathroom and obviously my leg is "hanging" there. Wow, it felt like it was going to explode. There was all this pressure. ... (0 replies)
... If you are experiencing leg aches and ankles pain, may be you have been on your feet too much? ... (35 replies)
Recovery Times
Jun 21, 2008
... it seems the average length of recovery is 4 months to 1 year. Is this the norm for most all foot surgeries. ... (3 replies)
... Hi Mary, Wow, you had a heck of a procedure sounds like. But it's very encouraging that you are doing so well. I am now 8 wks post op osteotomy, taking anti inflammatories this week and next due to pain /swelling go up my leg, but am doing so much better now after 5 days; I feel like I am walking almost completely normally now. Like you observe, seems like there is more... (7 replies)
... weeks. my recovery has been quite painful. ... (6 replies)
... of stuck there I requested we wait a couple weeks. I ended up having one done on Oct. 18th and the other on Nov. 10th. Ever heard the saying "you don't have a leg to stand on? ... (192 replies)
... to be able to take the cast off temporarily, bathe, shave, exfoliate, massage my foot and leg with lotion, rotate my ankle, etc. and then put the cast back on for protection. ... (16 replies)
... we're equally responsible for our recovery as our doctors. ... (16 replies)
... did exercise to increase leg strength and balance, good physical condition, strong legs. I have been athletic all my life. ... (16 replies)
... my right foot done 10 days ago. I can relate to the problem about the blanket on your foot at night. YOu should have seen me thrashing about last night! Left leg under the cover, right leg over the covers with a very lightweight blanket on me and a pillow under my foot. I tossed and twirled all night. ... (19 replies)
... al inches from my face. I assume it's purpose was to prevent the patient from watching the activity and becoming overly stressed. I could see the crew wrapping a leg in bandages. The leg appeared to be heavy but cooperating fully with them. This was the weirdest feeling. ... (7 replies)
... So the bunion was fixed "just because I was already under the knife". That said, you would think my recovery from both the surgery and the anesthesia would be a "worst case scenario" for your comparison. ... (11 replies)
... Well, here I am back at work on Postop day 5! I had an Austin bunionectomy on the right foot on February 20 and have had a fairly uneventful postop course so far. ... (32 replies)
... I am beginning to realize how lengthy the recovery can be and the more work you are having done the longer it can be. ... (6 replies)
... akin bunionectomy on the last day of March with only three days notice. ... (0 replies)
... In December 2000, I broke my ankle while walking across an icy parking lot. It was a pilon fracture through both bones in my lower leg and my heel bone. ... (6 replies)
... n OnQ ball. Go to for more info on that. It worked well. I did have some problems coming out of anesthesia but more related to a reaction to the pain meds they gave me. They said they gave me Dilaudid and Morphine at the same time so they didn't know which one caused the problem. ... (43 replies)

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