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Your comments have been so helpful. I am having surgery tomorrow-June 20. Lapidus procedure to repair bunion, osteotomy on tailor's bunion, and bone spurs removed from back of heel-all on my right foot. I am so worried and nervous about the surgery/recovery!! I am very confident with my doctor, but the unknown can be scary. I am 57 and concerned that my age may affect the recovery. I have even been wondering if I should go through with it, but after reading about what might be ahead (deformed foot) I think I should do it. Since the ball of my foot and the heel are both being operated on my doctor says I can't put weight on my foot at all; I'll be in a cast for 5 weeks then a boot for 3 weeks.
Any advice you could give me about recovery would be greatly appreciated!
I live in a 2 story house with only a toilet/sink in the downstairs bath. I'm planning to stay on the sofa for a couple of weeks. What is the best way to elevate my foot? What is the best way to get up and down stairs? How do I manage to prepare food on my own? How do I "bathe???" Help!
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