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... so I'm curious to hear from people who did have PT after their bunion surgery. What types of exercises did you do? ... (1 replies)
... I do hope you are coping okay on the antibiotics. For 5 weeks, I was on 2 different types of antibiotics in massive IV equivalent doses (the maximum they can prescribe) Honestly they made me feel so ill I thought I was dying at one point!. I had to take antisickness pills for the duration. Anyhow they did the trick and cleared up the infection which was swabbed and cultured as... (5 replies)
... have been walking in normal shoes for 5 weeks on the left foot and 3 weeks on the right foot. The need for the shoes lasted 2 weeks longer than necessary for the bunionectomy because the pins were not removed from my hammertoes until 8 weeks post op. ... (2 replies)

... if its a bunionectomy your having done. its usually performed under general, you will prob be given a nerve block in your foot straight sfter surgery. ... (20 replies)
... Not sure what kind of foot surgery your getting but I have three kids and just had a bunionectomy. I have to tell you 10 days post op I cannot do a thing for myself other then get changed and hobble to the kithen for a few meals. Please please have some help lined up for the next week with your kids. Mine are 6, 11 and 16. None of them understand the pain I am in and just... (20 replies)
... rgot to ask at my initial appointment, so I scoured teh net trying to figure it out and found that to be an almost impossible task. Not only are there like, 100 types of surgery, but every Dr. has different recovery stratedgy. Good luck and quick recovery! ... (6 replies)
... As you will see with this thread, there are several of us who have had different types of bunionectomies. Mine was a lapidus and I was totally off my foot for over 6 weeks. I am just now biking again but not running and minimal walking. ... (149 replies)
... Please follow your doctors instructions! The one common thing around here in these threds is that there seems to be all types of bunion surgeries and there are a lot of different things people are instructed to do. ... (149 replies)
... Hopefully that just means there is not a 'fix all' approach and that it is individual. But yeah, I agree! Curious now to see what I wind up with! (149 replies)
... It's so strange that there are so many different ways to fix a bunion and so many different types of equipment to use on your foot after surgery! ... (149 replies)
... Pearl, Jane had the Austin procedure done whereas we had the Scarf done. There are actually over 100s procedure for bunionectomy but of course only a few became much more "popular" based on the types of bunions we have. ... (97 replies)
... I know nothing about the tightrope procedure. I consulted two different docs, and both recommended the Kalish-Austin procedure. The only difference is that one recommended a removable K-wire, whereas the other recommended permanent screws. I'm going with the screws b/c the recovery is supposed to be quicker, and there's less danger of damaging my toe by hitting it against... (8 replies)
... TightRope procedure, where no bone has to be cut, but a small cast, not removable for 6 wks, is required, and to just get definitions of other types of procedures. I realize it depends on what kind of bunion you have. ... (8 replies)
... I had a bunionectomy and osteotomy in April and can give you some idea of what it might be like. First things first, how bad is your bunion? ... (8 replies)
... to have a quicker recovery time. So it has a little more of a bump, but the other isn't totally straight either. But the pain is gone and I can wear a lot more types of shoes! And nobody will ever look at my foot and think it's a strange shape anymore. ... (8 replies)
... I also lucked into seeing a sports medicine surgeon specializing only on ankles and feet (I say lucked into this because I didn't know any better when I first saw him). I saw a podiatrist first, and didn't like him, so tried an orthopedic surgeon next. Much better bedside manner. He said he performed two types of bunion surgery - one for minor bunions, one for major. ... (6 replies)
... Well went shopping this weekend to get ready for post op. Bought 2 small gel ice packs and two wrap around types (which velcro around your foot). The wrap around uses the small gel pack. So I have 4 gel packs total. Got some mederma, two memory foam pillows. Couldn't find small bean bag chairs - except in funny animal shapes more like pillows for kids. I also bought a... (192 replies)
... that bad. Wow! I'm afraid that if the pain is too bad that I also won't go back for the second surgery. Like I said a couple of times already, I've had several types of surgeries, including one that required I wear a body cast from the top of my head to the top of my legs for one year. ... (192 replies)
... I had an Austin bunionectomy w/ Akin 4 weeks ago. I'm still in the airboot with about 75% weight bearing, then next week I'm full weight bearing in the boot. After that, though, my podi wants me in an athletic shoe. While this is excellent news (!), I'm wondering if anyone has any recommendations as far as brands? Particular types (for instance, would a runner be good?... (3 replies)
... I know there are different types of pins and I don't know any type other than for hammertoes but I cannot put any weight on my foot until my pins come out. ... (29 replies)

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