... Just remember if for some reason your spasms get worse or more frequent the muscle relaxers really help. I prefer them to pain meds because they didn't make me nauseous. ... (7 replies)
... Thanks, Loveoysters. I've only had one or two spasms so its not so bad. I'm sorry you had them really bad...I couldn't imagine how bad that must have hurt! ... (7 replies)
... I have had lots of issues with spasm after foot surgery so my doctors prescribes a muscle relaxer. I remember when I had surgery on my other foot, the spasms were terrible. Ask about the muscle relaxers. They should call them in to your pharmacy. ... (7 replies)
... Thanks for your responses. My spasms have stopped for now, but I will speak to my Dr. ... (3 replies)
... still swells up if I'm on it too long and I get some nerve spasms from time to time. The good news is I'm down a shoe size! ... (18 replies)
... ne taken from my hip to fuse the foot. I guess I really didn't think about hurting my foot during the night but come to think of it, I have had a couple of foot spasms where my foot jerked during the night and that is definitely painful. I guess I'll start wearing the aircast as instructed. thanks. ... (3 replies)
... shoulders were up around my ears on the way home. I hadn't noticed that I keep a lot of tension in my upper back, and that my "stiff necks" were actually muscle spasms in my back from stressful days. Now when I feel my back seizing up I move around and keep the spasm from getting me. ... (90 replies)
When my spasms/twitches first started, I asked my OS if they were normal. He said, "No. We don't like them. They are due to pooled blood, and your muscles are trying to move it out of the surrounding tissues." I'm 9 weeks now, and still having them, sometimes waking up with them, afraid I'll break my cast, but because of a nerve, I'm unable to properly elevate. ... (4 replies)
... Hello everyone, hope you are all doing well! Lisa (Joll43) hope you are doing well on day 3 post op, been thinking about you!
As most of you know, my first foot was done 8 weeks ago, and my second foot last week. :rolleyes: The second foot recovery seems very similar to the first foot, except I have not had any muscle spasms, or "electrical shock" pains, but now I can't... (4 replies)
... I just had a bunionectomy in January because my left foot was becoming so painful like you describe. ... (8 replies)
... I had a lot of twitching after my bunionectomy and Brostrom repair that came and went. ... (2 replies)
... ollen at first and the stitches looked ugly at first. I hate pain meds so I only took them for a few days then went to tylenol, but I have a tendency for muscle spasms so my OS prescribed muscle relaxers. ... (9 replies)
... I recall having a few twitches here and there - nothing crazy. As far as numbness and prickly sensation.....I absolutely had those. As a matter of fact, one area of one foot is still a little numb. You will have some strange sensations for a while, but if it concerns you, call your doctor for a little piece of mind. :) (3 replies)
... Mine twitch occasionally but not like you say yours are doing. If it keeps up call your Dr. Good luck! (3 replies)
... Hello all,
Its been a week and a half since I had surgery,and I've been taking the medication for pain (tylenol 3) and antibiotics.Just thought i'd give a little info.
So anyway, the problem is for the past hour my toes have been twitching uncontrollably and I'm afraid because I have metal screws in them. Also my foot feels a bit numb and has this painful prickling... (3 replies)
... thes shopping for a few hours. LOTS OF ICE, really works, also rotate with moist heat which breaks the cycle pain. My surgeon gave me low dose Elavil for muscle spasms to take at bedtime which helped also. ... (0 replies)
... ound with the boot..but believe me when i take it off i def have my crutches close cuz its pretty painful to walk barefoot. i am driving..hasnt been so bad...the spasms get me tho..it hurts, do you get like tingling feelings thru ur foot and up your leg? ... (9 replies)
... wow, fused toes sounds serious, but if you are used to being in pain often, you take relief when you can get it right? i hope this goes well for you. as for the spasms, they kept me aggravated for hours one night, every few minutes, just as i was drowsing off...jerk went my foot. i may have had a few other nights, but it was mainly that one night, then it calmed down.
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... some estimates. While I was at that facility I elevated and iced a couple of times. However, when I went to bed with my foot elevated, I had shooting pains and spasms all night and couldn't sleep. ... (7 replies)
... is fine with me as I don't think I would have control over the vehicle as I should. The only thing that really bothers me right now is that I have been getting spasms in my other toes. I can feel the healing taking place in my feet, at first when I started having these sensations I thought something was wrong. ... (2 replies)