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Back to work – post bunion surgery: part 7

I’m back into the swing of work now. I went back just over a week ago (8 weeks after surgery). I live in London, UK and my journey involves a fairly lengthy commute from Essex into central London, taking the … Continue reading

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Tips for before and after bunion surgery

Follow your doctor or nurse’s instructions regarding taking any medication and wound care. I’m not medically qualified so I can only tell you what my experience has been. If in doubt, phone your doctor or the ward where you had … Continue reading

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Bunion surgery recovery part 6

The toe exercises that I have been doing have paid off.  Today I managed to get a shoe on! This one (below), is tough because it makes your toe sore. You press down on the big toe as much as … Continue reading

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Bunion story part 5

It’s now nearly 6 weeks after my scarf and akin osteotomy on my right foot to correct my bunion. I went to my follow up on Thursday and had my bandages finally removed! And was given a flat velcro shoe … Continue reading

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Bunion surgery rehab part 4

I had my follow up appointment at the hospital last Thursday. It was nearly three weeks since the surgery. I had an x-ray to check on the bones and that the pins were all in place. The doctor was happy … Continue reading

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Post-bunion surgery part 3

I had surgery on 25th September on the NHS for a bunion on my right foot – a scarf and akin osteotomy. I’m documenting my rehabilitation.  Well it keeps me occupied. It’s 18 days since my surgery now. I’m continuing … Continue reading

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Recovering from bunion surgery part 2

It’s one and a half weeks now after my bunion surgery. I’m feeling more human now – I’m off the Tramadol and not feeling so drowsy and odd. I had a couple of days last week of feeling quite down … Continue reading

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