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What exercises can I do one month after bunion surgery?

What exercises can I do one month after bunion surgery?

ROM exercises: Non weight bearing range-of-motion exercises are important to get the function of the joint back to as normal as possible. We start these at the 10 days after surgery in most cases. Discuss these with your foot surgeon to see when you should start. Weight bearing exercise depend on the surgery performed. Dr l. ...Read more

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What exercises can I do after bunion surgery?

What exercises can I do after bunion surgery?

Must heal: It is important that the surgery be compleatly healed. That said i tell patients they can do seated exercises with weights and machines. ...Read more

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What exercises can I do if i had bunion(hallux valgus) surgery?

What exercises can I do if i had bunion(hallux valgus) surgery?

Range of motion: Try and bend your toe up and down. Surgery usually will initially decrease some range of motion, so you want to make sure to prevent or break up any post op adhesions. ...Read more

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I had a bunion surgery. Which exercise is best for getting rid of stiffness?

Stiffness: The very best thing to do is see your surgeon. None of us know what type of bunion surgery you had or when it was done as none of that info was presented. ...Read more

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Physical therapy exercises after bunion surgery?

Physical therapy exercises after bunion surgery?

Yes: They are good...Range of motion for motion, and then modalities to decrease any swelling. ...Read more

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Would a surgery on a bunion affect one's ability to play sports?

Possibly: This would depend on many factors: severity of the deformity, joint damage, healing ability and planned sports activity. If the articular cartilage of the joint is in good shape and you recover appropriately, most return to their normal sports activity. Addressing your deformity in a timely fashion works best. Waiting too long can lead to excessive joint damage. See your foot surgeon. ACFAS.org ...Read more

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What causes forefoot pain and swelling otherwise healthy only one foot previous bunion surgery with pin?

Pain: Unfortunately , we need a bit more info. Such as when the surgery was done etc. Also , is the pain on the bunion surgery foot ? Even if that is yes , there are a lot of causes of this pain and transfer pain is just one . See your podiatrist or treating physician for help. ...Read more

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Why does my foot burn months after bunion surgery and willbit ever go away?

Burning sensation: This usually involves a nerve that has been irritated or entrapped. There are some topical prescription creams that can be used and are available at most compounding pharmacies. See your surgeon for a prescription and try that for a while. They can help greatly. ...Read more

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