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... I had both feet done at once this past November 29th. Bunionectomy on the great toes and Hammertoe surgery with pins in the second toes. ... (41 replies)
... Your recovery sounds like it is right on target to me. I had an Austin bunionectomy and bunionectomy on the 5th metatarsal of the right foot two years ago. I was into a shoe the fifth week. The stiffness is normal. ... (3 replies)
... Half mile today, 26.2 miles tomorrow! Love it! I was actually starting training for a half-marathon about a year ago before my feet starting falling apart. My goal is a 5K this summer - that will make my ortho surgeon extremely happy. I've noticed that my ankles need stretching and strengthening, too. Before I get out of bed in the mornings, I roll my ankles in... (18 replies)

... feels totally normal except for some stiffness in the mornings. ... (18 replies)
... w my junior and senior yr in college and i was back on my feet for my senior year. What to expect is numbness and stiffness but ultimately your foot will look alot better. ... (149 replies)
... you have had a little more done than me.. I had both feet done on June 19th and it was just chevron bunionectomies.. I am healing wonderfully. I still have the stiffness in the big toes and shocks thru the big toes and up thru the feet it can last 2 seconds to 10..I have a lot of swelling on top of my foot when I walk too much... ... (97 replies)
... I found that the stiffness and pain at the scar area above my metal plate and 4 screws felt much better after a soak in the hot tub. But I do have some idea of what you are referring to.. ... (7 replies)
... es much pain but am concerned about balancing that with the fact that perhaps I should be more mobile now or using that boot to improve healing and avoid getting stiffness in that joint, etc. Maybe one week is too soon to have those concerns just yet? ... (2 replies)
... It couldn't hurt to get some PT. I imagine the stiffness will respond better the earlier you work on it. The frozen shoulder comparison may be right! ... (17 replies)
... Chubstercat, I felt the same way as you. To begin with, every person I talked to about the surgery they had, before I had mine, said they were done and better between 5 and 6 weeks. The doctor even told me that by 6 weeks I would be up and walking and in normal shoes....blah blah blah. Reality. It took 7 weeks before I could get a shoe on my foot. I spent 4 days in a... (90 replies)
... Where did you get the Pedifix?? and the elastic sleeve? I looked at Walgreens and couldn't find any sleeve. I do wrap my foot at night and support my arch and cushion the ball of my foot, in a variety of ways. I just try different things. The menthol gels helps some, hot water therapy can help, ice can help.... I got a little cortisone put in, above the big toe (90 replies)
... surgical foot will only get worse if I don't have surgery. I think my stiffness will improve. If it doesn't, I will still have benefited because I could not walk without pain before surgery. ... (90 replies)
... It must have helped alot or I couldn't imagine you , after all you've been thru reupping! I too have to have the surgery on my other foot. Do you think your stiffness will ever go away? ... (90 replies)
... had difficulties, I have to offer hope to others who are concerned. I am 5 months post op this week and having very few problems. On occasion I have had a bit of stiffness in the joint that is quickly taken care of with just a bit of massage. ... (90 replies)
... It's important to start bending the toe joints, with your hand at first, many times a day. It will be stiff and will hurt. By the end of the 3rd month I was doing tip toe exercises and using my weight to bend my big toe joint, but it did hurt. My toe joint was very stiff and I had to work through the pain, to regain 90 degree ROM. It wasn't easy, because PT can increase... (16 replies)
... random pain in the toe, stiffness in the toe, pain in the scar. ... (42 replies)
... I am 4 months postop, from a bunionectomy, and my big toe joint is very stiff. I'm getting to 60+ degrees ROM, but, when I go for a long walk, my foot will swell and the joint will ache. I'm doing pretty aggresssive PT, in achieving better ROM. Also the ball of my foot is stiff, due to lack of movement. How did your foot evolve, through the stiffness? Did the joint ever... (0 replies)
... I had pain in other areas EXCEPT for the bunion area. I've had pain from the incision, pain from the pins that were in place (they were sitting on nerves), pain from where the tendon was cut between the big toe and the next one, sesamoid pain (at the base of the ball of the big toe), and some pain in the arch. Having said all that, not all of that pain at once. Most of it... (10 replies)
... r poster, Dancergal, you might look her replies up, from past posts, did PT for a good 3 months and explains the pain the PT can bring on, in working through the stiffness and cramping. I have a Kwire in my foot, that I hope won't cause problems. ... (10 replies)
... re, plus one big session once or twice a day. The POD says fluctuate between heat and ice, and, always begin the PT with the heat therapy. you have stiffness so soon out, as you are walking your dog? ... (10 replies)

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