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... I am 10 weeks after bunion surgery. I can walk all day in a sneaker without pain or discomfort. I still have swelling aroung the big toe joint where the bunion was removed. It is also very stiff and rigid. I begged my pod for a script for pt and he said it is not necessary. ... (5 replies)
... Ditto PPs, when your doctor says so and when you are comfortable. They may not be at the same time. I had my right foot bunionectomy in February and left in June - I am still not comfortable wearing any type of heel even though my doctor gave me the okay over a month ago. (3 replies)
... She should stop, they are nothing but problems. Wait until she gets older. Lots of problems don't appear until later on in life. Wish I could go back in time, I would have NEVER worn high heels. I have had 2 unsuccessful foot surgeries and can't walk or stand at age 50. Zero quality of life. ... (5 replies)

... I had bunion surgery on my right foot 3 weeks ago. I am in so much pain still. I have a full cast almost up to my knee and no movement in my big toe. I can't move it at all. It is also completely numb. I really want to know how your progress is and if you can move your big toe. Also, can you wear heels yet? ... (24 replies)
... All of your posts are really helpful. I am a dancer, a salsa dancer , meaning I dance in heels and it is essential sometimes to performance. ... (240 replies)
... hi, i just joined just to comment on this. ... (24 replies)
... for work, and wear runners with no problem. ... (18 replies)
... Amy, thanks for the reply. I now wear tennis shoes and my foot does not swell during the day, but at night, when I take the shoes off and take a shower, my ankle and foot starts to swell. I do not know why.I sleep with my foot elevated and it is fine in the morning. ... (17 replies)
... back to normal I don't read these boards as much as I used to. I just wanted to give you a little more info in case it helps. Correct me if i'm wrong, but i don't think that you were ever NWB? ... (17 replies)
... ne. My foot has definately got better as the ball of my foot under my other toes doesnt hurt as much as it did a month ago but the big toe joint does feel as if i am walking on a pebble and sometimes i cant bend it due to the pain. However the movement is good when i am not in pain. ... (3 replies)
... i had surgery in Sept 2010 and went back to see the consultant last month as i am still in pain on the ball of my foot. I cant wear a normal shoe and definatley no heels.I wear a proper walking shoe with thick socks. ... (3 replies)
... months to resolve. Some people deal with it better than others, and yours was trying to spit itself out lol. I am not so good in that department. I can feel it right under my skin, but it's deep enough that I do not want my skin scraped to remove them! ... (18 replies)
... honestly, i regret it and it's been over a year since i had my surgery. i had mine done two days before christmas last year. ... (24 replies)
... osteotomy and 2 hammertoe corrections. I was on crutches for 6 weeks. First 2 weeks I had a plaster type cast and last 4 i had an air cast. After x rays at the 6 week mark my Pod said I was okay to bear weight. ... (12 replies)
... I wrote this really long post...ok, it was a novel!!....this morning and am not sure what button I hit but poof it was gone!...? ... (32 replies)
... if the pain is so severe you may want to think about fusion. i had big toe fusion and even though my toe will not bend, i can do everything. i dont know about the arthritis, though. the only thing i cant do is where high heels and the shoes i wear have to have a wide toe box. ... (7 replies)
... The small blood vessels in the foot need a chance to heal and cannot do that when the foot is swollen. I was told to elevate my foot above the level of my heart for 6 weeks, which I did. There are no shortcuts. ... (7 replies)
... OMG! I'm glad I found your post because I am feeling the exact same way! ... (24 replies)
... I am so glad to know that there is someone out there that is as panicked as I am! I had surgery on March 3, 2010. It has been two months and there isn't any way I can wear a heel...yet. I am wearing flat sandals at the moment that do not rub my incision. My doctor said there would be swelling for 6 months to 1 year. ... (24 replies)
... I was so excited to find this board today. I hope you all can help me decide. ... (94 replies)


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