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... the swelling was bad and it was so tight. ... (3 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)
... 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)

... 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)
... 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)
... 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)
... 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)
... 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)
... 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)
... 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)
... 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)
... How to Reduce Swelling after Bunionectomy (2 replies)
... ive ROM exercises since about week 3 and going to physio twice a week since week 4 where the therapist works the joint and I have 5 minutes of ultrasound to help reduce the scar tissue each time as well. ... (6 replies)
... toes. The doctor has told me to keep it wrapped as well, to reduce the swelling that I continue to have when I am up on it. ... (4 replies)
... oo experience the painful blood rush to the foot every time I get out of bed. I read somewhere that elevating and icing the foot during the first two weeks helps reduce the swelling so I have pretty much stayed in bed and kept my foot elevated since getting home from surgery. ... (8 replies)
... Thanks for the advice, I will try that. Although, getting my feet higher than the heart means I have to lie flat, which I have not been doing.. Pam (13 replies)
... rk, lay on the couch with your foot elevated "above your heart". It needs to be above your heart to keep the blood from being forced down there. This will help reduce the swelling. Do this all day if you can. ... (13 replies)


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