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... Hi Mary, I had my lapidus 9 weeks ago and off the boot and can wear shoes and feet swells after a days's work. I started PT and Pt advised to ice the foot every night. ... (39 replies)
... I had the Lapidus Bunionectomy on Sept 4th 2008. My recovery has gone pretty well until last week. ... (2 replies)
... unds like you are doing well and on your way to healing. The first two weeks were rough for me, the next four weeks should be easier. I'm on my 12th week post op lapidus bunionectomy and I still can't get it out of my head how miserable I was during those early weeks. ... (17 replies)

... Please, if anybody had lapidus bunionectomy done tell me about the surgery itself, pain, recovery time, any complications, are you happy with it etc. I'm very scared but seriously considering it. Any info is appreciated. ... (11 replies)
... doing too much so soon after surgery. Take it much easier and keep you toes above your nose as much as you can. The swelling can be super intense early in the recovery and the more you are up, the more swelling you'll have. ... (2 replies)
... of the best surgeons in the nation, BUT having said that, I think that doctors setup their patients for dissppointment by painting an unrealistic picture of the recovery time. From this board I have found out that I am not the only one that has experienced this. ... (10 replies)
... After a double bunionectomy/hammertoe surgery, I was NWB for only two weeks (and even then I was okay'd to walk very short distances in my surgical sandals-- like to go to the bathroom), but when I did start walking, my doctor said to stop when it hurt. That point changed every day/week-- I think I went from one block to four blocks during Weeks 4 to 8; after that I progressed... (16 replies)
... I had a Lapidus bunionectomy done 2 years ago. You are right, everyone is different. I was out of work with my foot elevated for 2 weeks. ... (4 replies)
... I knew that I was having one of the most complicated bunion surgeries and that the recovery would be long, but just how long I never imagined, especially after hearing all the other stories about walking around after just 2, 3, or 4 weeks. ... (7 replies)
... I felt my recovery was going pretty well in that the 1 week visit with doctor didn't find problems in xray, but I noticed yesterday (day 9 post-surgery for bunion, which fused my MT1 to medial cuneiform), that if I tap the top of my toes I can feel it, as well as regular sensation on rest of the length of the toes on *most* toes if I run my finger down the toe. But for the... (10 replies)
... I just had my plate and 4 screws removed from a lapidus bunionectomy. Mine were taken out due to suspected nickel allergy but to be honest I feel better without all that junk in there anyway. ... (2 replies)
... Well, I am not out 4 weeks and 4 days from a lapidus procedure plus work on 3 of my 5 toes. I finally have begun to feel better. I went on the 7th and they removed the stitches and the three external pins. ... (9 replies)
... Does anyone know or have experience with the removal of screws after a lapidus bunionectomy? ... (4 replies)
... efore surgery about how awful I felt the first 24 hours after my first surgery and he said he could give me a spinal block for below my right knee while I was in recovery and it would get me over the roughest part. He did, and what a difference that made! I didn't need to take any pain meds for 20 hours. ... (23 replies)
... I had the Lapidus bunionectomy done on my left foot about 6 years ago and I would say that I'm satisfied with the results. ... (8 replies)
... Welcome to the boards. I can only speak to the lapidus bunionectomy, I had one done on each foot. If I had three feet, I would have had to have three surgeries, I'm that lucky. ... (4 replies)
... Hello to all my fellow lapidus buddies...I read your posts all the time but I have not posted myself for awhile and I want to give an update. ... (21 replies)
... Hi, I just had the lapidus procedure done one week ago. I'm also curious about the recovery period. The first few days were pretty bad pain wise... ... (10 replies)
... weeks post op and had a triple arthodesis, which is similar in fusion to yours. All of my toes are numb to the touch and have been since surgery. I had a bunionectomy 5 years ago and my big toe was completely numb for quite a while, but after a while all the feeling came back. ... (10 replies)
... months after my lapidus bunionectomy and it was a Godsend. I don't know how I would have survived with out it. ... (7 replies)


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