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... I was worried about getting dressed after surgery. It's been 2 weeks and I finally got bold enough to try to put on my jeans. ... (10 replies)
... OK here I go again....this will be my fourth surgery on same foot! In 2002 had bunionectomy and neuroma surgery. The bunionectomy aggravated my 2nd and 3rd toes, which had longer than normal metatarsals. ... (10 replies)
... t helped me a lot. I have been feeling discouraged trying to figure this all out. And my few practice runs have not been very successful and I haven't even had surgery yet! I get it now that getting rid of the crutches while dressing is the thing to do. Thanks again. I appreciate your time and kindness. ... (10 replies)

... Anyway, I'll be around, as I have nowhere else to go right now, so good luck on your preparations for surgery and if you have any questions, don't hesitate to ask. ... (10 replies)
... I owuld say pull on type clothing - not fitted, zippered, etc. Like sweat pants, gym shorts, tee shirts, etc. (10 replies)
... I am going to have foot surgery and one foot will be non weight bearing for 8 weeks. I will be using crutches and the knee scooter to walk. ... (10 replies)
... I had surgery on Monday, and I know exactly how you're feeling. My first surgery was botched, and while my OS alluded to it, I had no idea how difficult it would be to trust someone else to do it right. ... (6 replies)
... If you have food in your stomache, that can make you nauseous with the anesthesia. I stopped eating after 8pm, just to be safe, as some say 12 hours before is best. ... (14 replies)
... I'm hoping that it ends right before surgery, or starts right after. I'd definitely prefer that, just not on surgery day... Please, mother nature? ... (4 replies)
... Thank you!!! I loved all your info and feel very prepared. I just haven't moved my personal things and clothing down to my first floor bedroom yet. ... (69 replies)
... Hi Pesher, The transition to a brace with a shoe is tough, but at the same time very freeing. Your pain may go up because of the real weight bearing you will be doing. Weight bearing in the boot is "baby" status compared to what my foot has to handle now. Nonetheless, I have been able to increase my daily activity, ice and elevate less, and wear more normal clothing. My... (5 replies)
... Thanks so much ddill, i guess just waiting to see my orthopedic next then knowing i have a wait till surgery and the fact that my ankle is driving me bonkas is really starting at times to get the better of me lol. ... (46 replies)
... All surgeries are different, al hospitals have their own rules. For my anke surgery I had to remove al clothes but they did not insert catheter during surgery. My thought is that the surgery is not long enough to warrent the need. ... (46 replies)
... more comfortable, while you recover. The first few days post op you won't care about anything except pain relief, but after those days, you'll get Very bored. Make sure you have books to read, tv, crafts, crossword puzzles, whatever you think you might like to keep yourself busy. ... (16 replies)
... more comfortable, while you recover. The first few days post op you won't care about anything except pain relief, but after those days, you'll get Very bored. Make sure you have books to read, tv, crafts, crossword puzzles, whatever you think you might like to keep yourself busy. ... (16 replies)
... Hi....I am not certain if our post-surgical concerns are the same but I am coming off 8 weeks nwb after foot surgery(naviculo...arthodesis,flex..tendon transfer and calcaneal osteotomy) and my absolute BEST FRIEND for the past 8 weeks has been my knee scooter. I only wish it had been at the house when I got home from the hospital instead of arriving 8 days post op. I'm a very... (77 replies)
... I had the same worries too! For the first week I lived in a pair of wide-leg sweat/stretch pants I found at Target. Not sure if they still sell them, but they had a loose waist-band, and even better, the legs are SO wide that they went right over my bandages, surgical shoe, etc. If my pants had any kind of ankle elastic or weren't nice and big, I would've been so nervouse... (10 replies)
... I'm so sorry you have to have this awful surgery. Here are some tips I hope will be helpful. I feel like no one warned me about how different life is for a few months: General: you'll need a shower seat, crutches and I wish I'd invested in the knee scooter Clothing: you'll want to live in sweatpants and anything you can easily pull on--- make sure they have pockets because... (4 replies)
... to wear when travelling. Waterproof and sponges off. The other thing you need to do is organize clothing. You won't feel like it after for awhile. I have not yet found a pair of pants that will go over the frame without opening the side seam. ... (121 replies)
... Hi, I had my Austin 10/2 and have been amazed at how quickly I am gaining mobility. I used crutches for like 2-4 days before feeling comfortable enough to start putting pressure on air boot. Every day foot feels a bit more stable. I had absolutely zero pain at surgical center. Even the IV was painless as they used a bit of lidocaine before inserting. I did use the... (87 replies)


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