... I am now a week post surgery after having a bunionectomy on my left foot. The first week went by with no major issues. The pain mess and numbness really helped. ... (2 replies)
... I had a scarf bunionectomy (two screws and a cast) on my left foot 4 weeks yesterday.
I too was told by the nurse contradicting stuff. She said I would be in my own shoes after two week and back at work in four! YEAH RIGHT!
I went back after 12 days as there was some bleeding under the cast which turned out to be the cast rubbing my stitches, they took the stitches out and... (8 replies)
... Well, you could always explain to him that if he doesn't follow doctor's orders to a T then not only will recovery be much slower than anticpated, he could do harm or damage to what is trying to heal and that surgery again might be in his future. ... (4 replies)
... Personally, after my bunionectomy (02/01/08), I didn't want to go anywhere or do anything for the first week to two weeks....I didn't feel good, the foot hurt, etc. Also, my doctor had told me that for at least the first three days to week, you have to elevate and ice that foot as much as possible to reduce swelling. I actually did that for two weeks. I stayed in bed, foot... (4 replies)
... t last year and broke his right foot. Unfortunately the damage done to that foot in the accident has only hastened the inevitable so our Ortho did his first ever bunionectomy on a seventeen year old. ... (4 replies)
... You are doing the right things by resting and elevating your foot. Remember to ice, as well. Yes, the recovery process can be very different for each person, depending both on their bodies and their surgeon's preferences. ... (5 replies)
... I had a Chevron Osteotomy bunionectomy on my right foot 13 days ago. I am due for a follow up on Wednesday with my orthopedic surgeon. ... (5 replies)
... Youngswick bunionectomy on Sept 15th too for Hallux Limitus. ... (6 replies)
... or the doctor's philosophy about the recovery process. In May I had surgery on both my feet for "significantly" severe bunions and hammertoes on the toes which had been pushed up by my big bent toes. ... (6 replies)
... Oh my goodness. You are so lucky. I had a bunionectomy on Sept. 15th and I have to be NWB with a hard cast for six weeks. I've got two more weeks to go and I am going nuts. ... (6 replies)
... as possible. I use a wheelchair for any shopping excursions. I use my crutches with the osteo boot to get around inside the house. Can anyone comment on their recovery process? ... (6 replies)
... it makes all the difference in recovery time. That cut adds at least a month to your recovery........trust me. ... (8 replies)
... Get a second opinion!!! I had my bunionectomy January 25th, had two pins and several stitches. Was non weightbearing and on crutches for 6 weeks. ... (8 replies)
... nd like you have a mild bunion and not much would have to be done to your foot to correct it.With more severe bunions they have to cut the bone and use screws.So recovery is more intense.This is just my opinion and I'm sure you will get other great advise from the members here.Good luck with whatever you decide to do. ... (8 replies)
... i had my bunionectomy April 1st, and I am still in a soft shoe boot.. ... (8 replies)
... Hi all, I have read some on this board for a while now. I am debating on having bunion surgery and wanted any input on the pain of recovery. I have on and off pain on one foot with that bunion and the doctor said that it would be an easy thing to fix....just cut open on the side and shave off the bone. My question is how is the pain....how long is the recovery....are you... (8 replies)
... Bunionectomy recovery is very long. You can easily over do it then get yourself back in the hospital. You need to plan accordingly. ... (11 replies)
... I had my bunionectomy (right foot only, with permanent screws) on November 2. Was given the go ahead yesterday to resume very low-impact exercise (yoga, elliptical trainer, stationary bike, swimming. . . ) I can resume dance classes in January (if all goes well, I am currently doing physical therapy to help improve my range of motion).
I thought i would be itching to... (1 replies)
... i am scheduled for an akin bunionectomy in january. ... (1 replies)
... on my way back to a normal life. I thought of it as bunionectomy recovery for Type A personalities. ... (15 replies)