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... How to Reduce Swelling after Bunionectomy (2 replies)
... will be one major hurdle so I wanted to be sure I'm doing everything I can before that to reduce swelling. ... (10 replies)
... Obviously you have one working foot to rely on but elevation really is key to recovery in the first stages. By keeping the foot up you reduce swelling which increases the rate of recovery. I'd really say take four weeks off. ... (64 replies)

... aybe next week. I have learned to take it one day at a time. Hope you are all doing ok. I also was told to do some water therapy and also warm then cold soaks to reduce swelling. I will give that a try. ... (39 replies)
... od, 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. ... (4 replies)
... I agree with dancing feet, I also took ibruprofen to help with the swelling for two days after the surgery and then 7 weeks later for my ankle when I started walking. ... (2 replies)
... bunionectomy. According to him, the intense big toe joint pain, the sprained ankle feel, and the enlarged bruise at the base of my little toe are all caused by swelling of the foot. ... (9 replies)
... helped some. The doc gave me some Bextra today to reduce swelling, so hopefully that will work. ... (6 replies)
... one more step to being well. They took my stitches out over a period of 2 to 4 weeks, and 1 screw stays in. I'm just taking Advil now when the swelling gets too bad, but I'm not sure it does anything except relieve pain. ... (7 replies)
... the swelling was bad and it was so tight. ... (3 replies)
... pain. My surgeon gave me low dose Elavil for muscle spasms to take at bedtime which helped also. I used a cryco ice cuff throughout my recovery as if you keep swelling down it helps reduce and limit scar tissue and LOTS OF STRETCHING. ... (0 replies)
... he local, which i understand was given in addition to the light general anaesthetic. Big and second toes have gaps between them but have been told that this will reduce in time. The joints still looks a bit buniony but nurse told me this is due to swelling. ... (41 replies)
... op, so I kinda know what to expect next time. I will be wearing compression socks during the flight to hopefully reduce the swelling. Can't really cancel the trip as it is to attend a friend's wedding, and we will be squeezing in quite a bit of sightseeing as well. ... (35 replies)
... Are you on your regular shoes now? (9 replies)
... As for me, it is still swelling on varying levels. Today, went out shopping with a group of girls. I do not know if I overdid the walking because it swelled more and stiffer. ... (39 replies)
... warm water bath which is no fun! I also use CoBan tape to tape by toes and foot to reduce the swelling. I am much more mobile, but my foot does get sore with extended walking. ... (9 replies)
... I really hate the idea of these cortisone shots. Is there any other way to reduce the swelling besides ice and elevation. He had me on Celebrex, but I it was only for a few weeks. I am still discouraged. ... (90 replies)
... My doctor said to place the ice on the ankle, not on the incision site. I had double bunionectomy with osteotomies on right foot. The doctor said the object of the ice was to slow the flow to the foot to reduce swelling. ... (23 replies)
... so you are having residual pain. It may just be a matter of working it out...kind of like if you get a shot in your arm, moving the arm loosens up the muscle to reduce pain. ... (90 replies)
... to do the surgery. When you look at my xrays there is no damage to the joints at all. About a month ago, I had cortisone injected right under the skin to help reduce the scar. If you go to a dermatologist, that is what they will inject into keloid scars to help them go down. ... (28 replies)


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