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... Oh my gosh, putting weight accidentally on my foot really did freak me out! And this time, even though I remembered my Dr telling me 4 yrs ago that the cast (and boot) are pretty protective, I still got scared when I put weight on it! Now I am walking in my boot without any help from a crutch. I've also tried standing and then walking without the boot (nope, I am not... (20 replies)
... I know it varies person to person, but I was hoping people could give me an idea of how long the swelling lasts with this procedure. ... (0 replies)
... Thanks everyone for your help! So..you think it's okay to wear flip flops? That is what I wear every summer, so I was wondering about that.... (9 replies)

... After my chevron bunionectomy in early Feb. ... (9 replies)
... wide sneaker one half size bigger than my regular size for a month or two after I stopped wearing the velcro shoe. If I recall, it took a few months for all the swelling to disappear. ... (9 replies)
... My first shoe was a gym shoe-- two weeks after surgery. However, at my doctor's recommendation I didn't buy it ahead of time, but shopped for it when I was ready to wear it so it would fit the state of my feet at that point. Of course I needed an extra wide size to allow for the swellling. I was able to wear my own old gym shoes at about 8 weeks, as well as most sandals and... (9 replies)
... i thhink it takes 6 months for all the swelling to go down. i would think your first shoe would be a gym shoe for support and then go from there. ... (9 replies)
... I'm 3 weeks post distal bunionectomy on one foot only. Everything is coming along really well and so much of the swelling has gone down. ... (9 replies)
... metatarsal osteotomy on my left foot on November 2004 and a bunionectomy on my right foot on April 2005. So far, I am pleased with my results in terms of not feeling the pain I used to have with the bunions. ... (29 replies)
... It's really amazing what a wide range of experience a bunionectomy can be. I thought I might be crazy for doing both feet at once, but in my case, it was definitely the right choice. ... (29 replies)
... I've worn toe spacers for the last year or so leading up to my surgery. I actually like the way they feel, since my big toe is better alligned and the roll-through of my feet feels more natural. (As opposed to my big toes pointing in toward my other toes.) I can't imagine why it would strain your feet- it should be making them feel better. There are a few different kinds. ... (29 replies)
... I got my stitches out Friday. It seems like before this point I didn't have much swelling. OH MY GOSH!!! The swelling now is unbelievable! The doctor wants me to do these really painful toe stretches, but the swelling is so bad I can't even move them. They look like sausages!! ... (29 replies)
... Only swelling a very little at the end of the day, and even that goes down almost all the way with ice, elevation, and ibuprofen. ... (29 replies)
... Its hard for me to tell if I have any swelling. My feet look so small to me now. I am only 12 days post op, so I am sure there is some swelling. I am slowly working my way back into housework. I unloaded the dishwasher and swept my kitchen floor yesterday. It felt good not to be so helpless. I feel like I have gained so much weight because I have been so inactive!!! It... (29 replies)
... So where exactly does your foot swell - mine swells across the top of my foot along the base of my toes , and especially under my big toe. Its hard to walk correctly - with the swelling my foot wants to roll to the side - which I know is not good. (29 replies)
... t the doctor's the nurse told me that it actually takes a full 12 months to get to the final point of what your new feet will be like. Some people will have more swelling then others, but you did have surgery, and after 3 weeks and walking so much, they are bound to swell by the end of the day! ... (29 replies)
... rays and they do look good. Even seeing my feet last week, when my dr was changing the dressing, my feet looked straighter and there was not much swelling around the metatarsal. So... I guess it is swelling from my recent walking. ... (29 replies)
... ray shows the bunionectomy was a success, however, my big toe bone actually curves toward my second toe, and I have no interest in him breaking that bone too. ugg! ... (29 replies)
... I am sure once all the swelling is gone, your foot will look different. ... (29 replies)
... Hi Everyone, So now I'm 3 weeks post-op double bunionectomy (w/ permanent screws), day 21. I'm wearing sneakers now and I'm back at my desk job as of today. My dr said to really roll thru the toe joint, which hurts a little bit on one foot, & feels okay on the other. Walking in real sneakers, and being able to take a shower at last has felt so good!! I have a little... (29 replies)




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