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Foot Surgery = less Fibro pain

Apr 29, 2015 11:41 AM

Best thing about pain from foot surgery is I don't notice pain, numbness or weakness from Fibro! 😏 do have a migraine trying to break through which I find weird cuz I'm still taking all migraine meds. Oh well. Focusing on new pain in my back from laying here for 4 days in my recliner. That and that foot pain and my arms and legs don't seem to hurt much at all. Yay! 😎

Apr 29, 2015 12:07 PM

At least there is an upside....

Apr 29, 2015 12:27 PM

Thankful, You are in my prayers! A doctor convinced me that taking the sesamoid bone (behind big toe) out, because it was broken in two pieces & wouldn't heal & caused tremendous pain to walk, was the best thing to do. Omg big mistake! To this day I have major foot trouble, and too long after to go against the doc. But what I suffer now is nothing compared to when I was laid up healing 9 weeks. I said then & I still say now that foot surgery is the worst surgery & pain to get over (because you can't walk for one)! It was even worse than the major abdominal mass surgery I had in 2010 (5 surgeries in one). My foot throbbed so bad. So I totally know your pain, and I'm not authorized all other pain pales in comparison. I hope you have someone to help you and pamper you. Prayers & get well hugs for you! 🌱🌸🌿 πŸ™πŸŒΌ

Apr 29, 2015 12:29 PM

*not authorized* = not at all surprised..

Apr 29, 2015 1:05 PM

Thanks @LMB and @FlappysLady81 I had no idea it would be this difficult but luckily my sister did so she came up from RI while my husband went away for the weekend. I told him old take a taxi home. What was I thinking???πŸ™€

Apr 30, 2015 12:12 AM

Thankful, isn't it amazing how we can be grateful for a horrible pain in one part of the body because it's so bad that the normal pain you suffer from on a regular basis somehow fades to the background???? It's really amazing. When I had one of my spinal surgeries, my neck hurt me so bad that I almost didn't feel the pain in my shoulders and my lower spine or my knees, etc. I am currently dealing with a tear in the achilles tendon on the back of my right ankle and it keeps getting worse. It hurts so badly that when I rest my foot on the recliner, just the heal touching the soft cushion is enough to skyrocket the pain. I have to lay my foot over on it's side. Then every few minutes, I have to stretch my foot, pointing my toes up and my ankle down to stretch the tendon and that almost makes me cry. I am afraid to have it checked because I am afraid he is going to say it needs to be surgically repaired and after the last two surgeries I had I ended up with staph infections and fevers over 104, delayed healing and repeat surgery, I'm afraid to even get started. My family said that perhaps all they will do is check it out, give me an injection and put me in a boot. If that be the case, I could handle that but as far as surgery... I don't think I can do it. I hope you heal up quickly and completely.

Apr 30, 2015 10:35 AM

AlwayZ bless your heart! Use an inflatable donut or a sacral plow that you can let your hell rest in the hole. I hope it's not surgery to. Praying so! πŸ™πŸŒΌ

Apr 30, 2015 11:07 AM

Flappsy, God Bless You..... what a GREAT idea!!! I never thought of that. I actually have a pillow that is made for your head/neck that has a hole in the middle so you can fold it in half and use it behind your neck as support. I am going to get it out and use it under my ankle. It will provide great relief, I'm certain of it. Thanks for thinking of me and giving me such a great idea.

Apr 30, 2015 4:30 PM

Glad to help! I did so with my for surgery. And my sits did so when she broke her heel bone.

Sep 14, 2015 12:45 PM

I so feel your frustration and your pain. It's true, I am recovering from foot surgery myself, which I had in May. I still can only do partial weight bearing. OMG, the pain????.... I found that if I lay my foot across a nursing pillow that I had for my kids that helps relieve some of the pressure.
Good luck!!

Sep 15, 2015 9:51 AM

Sassypants, I wish you a complete and speedy recovery! I remember the pain of trying to walk on my foot. You're in my prayers. πŸ™πŸŒΌ

Aug 25, 2017 10:49 AM

Nearly 2 years post surgery and foot still hurts. Can't bend for even a small heel in my shoe. No way I'm doing the other one! 😳

Aug 25, 2017 9:24 PM

@Thankful. Im sorry the surgery didnt help. And I dont blame you. I had one on my shoulder 9 years ago. Also didnt help and I told them I won't go through another πŸ€—πŸ€—πŸ€—πŸ€—

Aug 26, 2017 7:40 AM

Foot surgery is sooo painful because there are so many nerves in your feet. I once had bunions taken off both feet and a bolt out in my ankle all at the same time. Not smart! I had boots on both feet. Man oh man did that hurt!!! God's blessings for a speed recovery. πŸ™

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