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Question about recovery from cheilectomy

Discussion in 'Ask your questions here' started by Lynnwithalimp, Sep 11, 2019.

  1. Lynnwithalimp

    Lynnwithalimp New Member

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    Today is exactly 4 weeks from the surgery. My foot is still swollen, albeit no where near as swollen as it was before the procedure. I feel pain or soreness underneath, or on the bottom of the toe, and on the bottom and top, in front of the joint where the spurs were removed. I had been wearing that big black recovery open toe shoe, but bought a pair of shoes with a high and wide box, a full size larger than I normally wear. It hurts to get in to the shoe, and to take it off. So, my question is how long will it be, or should it be, that I will no longer have pain, caused by the surgery? I cannot walk without limping. It doesn't hurt if I do not put weight on the toe, but still what is a realistic recovery time, if indeed I ever will. My Dr. thinks I'm doing well, but.....
  2. Craig Payne

    Craig Payne Active Member

    Hard to say, everyone is individual.
    As long as the improvement continue, then do not worry.
    Move as much as you can withing the limits of pain - that always helps

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