... I have had flat feet all my life, and bilateral bunions that give me pain. I chickened out of bunion surgery in my 20s. ... (18 replies)
... Please....did anyone else have bumps where their bunions were that went away after healing? ... (4 replies)
... Yes. I have the same issue as you do. Double bunions and hammertoes surgery on Oct 23rd. Walking on hard surfaces hurt badly as soon as the doctor took off the bandages about 5 weeks after surgery. ... (2 replies)
... Once I start walking on them they go back to being normal. ... (40 replies)
... I had had bunions all my life. ... (2 replies)
... I have crutches but no wheelchair. I used a wheely desk chair for the first couple of days but I'm now walking with the shoes and crutches (only to the bathroom and back etc) Thanks for the warning, at least I can be prepared for the pain when the bandages come off. (40 replies)
... Oh gosh I'm trying to remember!! I would give it 10 days before u start putting ur weight on it but I was told to let pain be ur guide! Hope that helps?!don't forget to do exercises, keep up fluids, elevate & relax!!! Any other questions just ask!! (40 replies)
... I'm just resting my feet with minimal walking at the mo, it's getting very tiring though! ... (40 replies)
... Hi Aimski,
I have been reading your post, sounds like your surgery went really well. I too am having bilateral scarf osteotomy next Tuesday and I'm freaking out a little! So much so that I'm close to canceling it, even after I have made all arrangements with work/home etc. What really freaks me out is the thought that the pain in my feet might be worse than it already... (40 replies)
... tally step flat footed even on my heel my foot feels weird and odd when I try to see if I can..it doesn't hurt. I had scarf bunionectomy on Dec 1 and I should be walking in January right? ... (0 replies)
... rked out good for me. I can walk but since the shoe is stiff on the bottom it will not allow me to bend the foot. Plus there is no pressure on the areas that the bunions were removed. I had one below the big toe and a tailors below the little toe. ... (8 replies)
... I wish you well on your recovery. Be aware that that foot may be weak for a while, and that it helps to strengthen that foot. I learned a few exercises from my physical therapist. I have learned that it is important to follow up on them.
Because my foot is weakened, I sprained my ankle several months back, and it is a slow healing process.
I appreciate your... (8 replies)
... It has been almost 2 months They took off the bunions and straightened my toes and put pins in 4 of them and a screw in the big toe. ... (8 replies)
... I had bunion surgery on my left foot on May 24th. I've had bunions for quite a while thanks to my dad's side of the family! ... (7 replies)
... good point. Most people in my life know I had foot surgery. They have been supportive and a little curious. I was at choir last night and people asked why I was walking funny. I just said I'd had foot surgery two weeks ago. They generally gave me well wishes. Someone put my chair away for me, even though I was capable. ... (6 replies)
... Hi Roydale,
did you have JUST scarf osteotomy.....on both feet? And are your stichers dissolvable? Are you in Australia, US, C or UK?
I ask becuase these are the things that will make our progress differ...
It's exciting to see a normal foot isn't it!!!
My Dr. told me pain needed to be my guide, he would not give me dates. He said if you are feeling low to no pain,... (40 replies)
How are you feeling after your outing? That is tought, having to think about snow! I thought the heat was bad, when you are sitting around all day!:eek:
My visitors were great, they got everything for me, I was just directing them from my wheelchair!! I don't know what I would do be doing without that thing!
first post op apt with DR tomorrow- can't wait- this has... (40 replies)
... Hi aimski, I hope you feel better soon. Perhaps your feet are reminding you to baby them! I have told friends that they are welcome to come for tea.....and that they might be preparing it. They have said they might bring tea or coffee with them so that it is not even an issue.
I did go to church today and it went well. Hubby dropped me off in front of the church, and the... (40 replies)
... did one foot at a time, so I can't say for sure, but I am 15 days post op from chevron bunion correction on right foot and am going back to work on Monday. I am walking "ok" in the boot, not too much swelling, minimal pain. ... (40 replies)
... irst off, I'm only 20 years old. I am a full time student and I work retail 5 days a week and I am on my feet moving around for about 6 hours a day at work, plus walking around campus every day. ... (1 replies)