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... Hello! I'm new here but have found these boards to be a wealth of information already. I am 4 weeks post-op (2 more weeks until I can take the special post-op shoe off) and have a few questions... 1. My toes are very stiff and basically impossible to bend/curl/point. Is this normal? How long will it last? 2. Do stitches leave indents/pseudo-cuts in your skin? It looks... (0 replies)
... I am about 2 weeks post op from achilles lengthening, lapidus bunionectomy, Morton's neuroma removal, and evans Calcaneal. Today, the doc removed all of the stitches except for some on the lapidus. When he tried to remove those, I was in horrible pain and asked him to stop. ... (0 replies)
... wrap. I was shocked to discover that I had staples. I don't know why, but I just assumed there were stitches and we didn't ask. ... (3 replies)

... f with Vicodin every 3 hours and ibuprophen supplementing that when needed. The second week a little bit better. Elevating constantly, icing all the time. The stitches came out in week 2. ... (1 replies)
Post bunionectomy
Nov 10, 2013
... Should I remove the bandage and cut this layer as it's damaging my toe or leave it for 3 more days until I return to hospital for my stitches removed? ... (1 replies)
... I had a bunionectomy and osteotomy on my left foot 4 weeks ago. To my surprise at my 4 week checkup, my Dr. ... (1 replies)
... My stitches are under the skin and dissolvable so no removal required. Incision is closed with some gel type thing that he said is used to close facelifts. ... (0 replies)
... No icing. I have been compliant with all instructions. Starting tomorrow all these restrictions are lifted and 3 days after that, I will have the stitches removed. I should be back to work 4 weeks after surgery. I am still experiencing a lot of pain, especially sharp, shooting pains. ... (4 replies)
... I also would like to add my experience with foot surgery for those of you considering this procedure.After many years of pain from my bunions decided to get them fixed. A podiatrist friend said my bunions were moderate to severe and planned was cutting three of the bones in my foot with screws and a wire to realign, cutting the tendons between the first and second toe and... (0 replies)
... Hello All! I also had the Chevron procedure. I am 11 days Post Op. I had my stitches removed yesterday (day 10). I still have a pin protruding from my foot. I was FINALLY given an air boot, a milestone I was really looking forward to. When I left on surgery day, I left with my foot bandaged and crutches, nothing else. I kept wondering why I didn't even get a surgical... (3 replies)
... Hey again all. I'm so sorry to be reading tons of horror stories. I had a chevron done on black Friday. I had severe swelling first week but not much after the second bandage change. I am in a quarter cast until December 11 when my cast and stitches come off/out. My cast fits fine and very minimal swelling. I am taking emergen-C every day for back up to my immune system as... (3 replies)
... Hi. I had an austin bunionectomy 11 days ago. I had a bandage change one week ago. They gave me an air cast much too large for me. I stated i wanted a smaller boot. ... (0 replies)
... Don't panic! I had bunion and bunionette surgery on my left foot three weeks ago. I had the same surgery on my right foot four years ago, and had a very good result. My foot looks good (I have stitches on both sides with permanent screws). But as good as the foot appears, it is still swollen because the skin between the two incisions is shiny and tight, indicative of... (4 replies)
... This time I'm much more relaxed and recovering more quickly, though I think it is because I have permanent screws instead of the removable pins. I just had my stitches removed and given permission to move around more, and with that, new aches and pains. Follow doctor's directions, and you will be ahead of the game. ... (2 replies)
... I had a double Austin or Chevron bunionectomy on June 4th, 2012. It's been 3 weeks today, and I just wanted to share my experience with anyone looking for more information. ... (0 replies)
... I am 6 weeks post bunionectomy and am starting to freak out a little bit. ... (0 replies)
... I am not out 4 weeks and 4 days from a lapidus procedure plus work on 3 of my 5 toes. I finally have begun to feel better. I went on the 7th and they removed the stitches and the three external pins. Although I had asked about the pin removal on these boards, I was still very nervous about the whole thing. ... (9 replies)
... I go back to get the ends of the stitches trimmed off in a few days. The rest of the stitches dissolve on their own and the pins dissolve also. ... (5 replies)
... My surgeon had me start physiotherapy at two weeks when the stitches came out and the bandages came off. He literally made me go the next day, and I'm convinced that's been a big factor in my recovery. ... (5 replies)
... Hi. I had bunion surgery 6 weeks 2 days ago. I don't know the name of the surgery my doctor did but he broke my big toe, move it as straight as he could get it, and put a screw in to hold it. My doctor told me i would be non weight bearing for 6 weeks but when he took my stitches out at 2 weeks 5 days post-op, he gave me a referral to start PT 1-2 weeks later. I was able... (2 replies)

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