Lapidus Arthrodesis bunionectomy

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I am nearly 8 weeks post lapidus bunionectomy surgery. I will be out of aircast boot in two weeks and need to start looking for ladies shoes/trainers that will fit my swollen fit.  I cannot get into a normal shoes and would need to find a wide and deep shoe to accomodate my swollen foot.

Any suggestions of where i can look?


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    Hi, I wore lace up shoes that had laces almost to the toes so I could stretch it wide and place my foot in instead of having to push my foot through. New look had some that were reasonably priced. As for shoes I went to primark and bought two pairs of one shoes (my normal size plus a bigger pair). Hope this helps x
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     Might be worth looking at Schuh  as they have a great 365 day returns policy! Brilliant. Quick delivery too. I had a few pairs stockpiled at home pre -op in different sizes biggrin They sell most brands of trainers including Sketchers. Wish you a quick and easy recovery! 
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    you'll find cheap men's ones on amazon that will do you for several weeks, so long as you're not expecting to wow on the style front.

    buy a pair of crocs a couple of sizes larger, good for the summer.

    i wore sketchers, and still do, as they seem to be the most comfortable.

    im 8 months bilateral lapidus, Atkins and hammertoe release, can't get into most of my shoes, Birkenstocks around the house, Velcro walking sandals and sketchers outside. Just hoping I'll get into my winter boots in November.



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      Thanks Caroline.  That is very helpful - in fact I tried sketchers today and I could get my foot in, now I will look into indoor shoes.  Gosh, 8 months is a long time and it seems I am in for a long road to recovery.  I have the other foot for Lapidus surgery!

      Good luck and wish you a good recovery.

      prupti x


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