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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)
... 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)

... I owuld say pull on type clothing - not fitted, zippered, etc. Like sweat pants, gym shorts, tee shirts, etc. (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)
... 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)
... 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)
... 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)
... longer than almost anyone else that was posting, and it was tough to read about others having their surgery after me who were up and about after only a couple weeks while I was in bed before their surgeries and after they were walking! Frustrating isn't the word!!! ... (8 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)
Triple Arthrodesis
Aug 25, 2008
... I had surgery 2 weeks ago. I was in the hospital overnight with a morphine pump. Discharged the next day with dilaudid. ... (62 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)
... I had surgery May 29th last spring and had a hard time because I missed out on being outside, active, etc. ... (16 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)
... to startle my dog, and hopefully he would give me wide berth after surgery when I crutched. I felt mean doing it, but it worked. ... (15 replies)
... Feeling on top of the world the next week, I decided to crutch it out to the mailbox soon after an afternoon rain had stopped. I rested several times in the driveway and was proud to make it to the street. ... (1 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)
... 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)




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