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how soon after a bunionectomy can i wear heels

A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Mark Bromson
34 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
Not necessarily: It can take 6 months to a year to fully recover from a bunionectomy, so if it is still early in the postop period it is not surprising that you can't ... Read More
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Dr. Mathew John
23 years experience Podiatry
Loss of motion: If you can't wear heels after bunion surgery often the reason is that the great toe joint does not have enough range of motion. After a bunionectomy s ... Read More
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Dr. Libby Putnam
12 years experience Podiatry
Dessert shoes.: As a rule, you should wear supportive shoes. High heels do not fall into that category. It's the same principle as nutrition: you can't eat chocolate ... Read More

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A 25-year-old female asked:
Dr. Donald Colantino
61 years experience Internal Medicine
Surgeon: These important questions must be answered by the podiatric surgeon who performed your procedure. He/she knows the postoperative status of the surgica ... Read More
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Dr. John Chiu
Dr. John Chiu answered
57 years experience Allergy and Immunology
Ask the surgeon: This question is best answered by the surgeon who knew more about your condition. Without knowing what were actually done , it is impossible even for ... Read More
A 34-year-old member asked:
Dr. Robert Kornfeld
41 years experience Podiatry
Recovery from surger: This depends on your overall health and diet and lifestyle. Optimizing healing comes from optimizing your immune system. Eat a properly balanced diet ... Read More
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Dr. Libby Putnam
12 years experience Podiatry
Less pain. : In the short-term, surgery can be painful. But after you heal, you should have decreased pain and possibly more motion at the big toe joint. There are ... Read More
Dr. Payam Rafat
22 years experience Podiatry
Can recover.: If all goes well and you follow the instruction you can have full recover.
A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Mark Bromson
34 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
Depends: The pain from pin removal generally subsides pretty quickly. The pain you experience afterwards will be due to the bunionectomy, and depends in large ... Read More
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A 24-year-old female asked:
Dr. Thomas Inwood
35 years experience Podiatry
Pain: It can be very normal and it can be a sign of something else. Your best course of action is to see your surgeon who can touch you and examine the are ... Read More
A female asked:
Dr. Scott Keith
44 years experience Podiatry
Time and use.: Time and uncontrolled bio-mechanical forces can have an affect on even a well done bunionectomy. Now is the time to decide if a revisional bunionectmy ... Read More
A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. David Hettinger
36 years experience Podiatry
A few things...: A lot depends on if the "lump" is in the skin or under the skin. It could be any of a number of tumors, or more commonly, a benign process known as a ... Read More
A 32-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jeffrey Kass
28 years experience Podiatry
I would seek an: in person second opinion not on online. The foot needs to be examined.
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A 30-year-old female asked:
Dr. Eric Tepper
41 years experience Podiatry
X-rays needed.: Certainly, your surgeon needs to be made aware of this incidence. X-rays are needed to determine if changes have occurred in the alignment and compres ... Read More
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A 31-year-old female asked:
Dr. Brent Nixon
44 years experience Podiatry
Yes: There can be pain rebound when injected but the steroid gradually will reduce inflammatory pain. Follow up with your surgeon
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