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can bunions be corrected without surgery

A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Arnold Beresh
40 years experience Podiatry
Not really: If you are using a splint at night this will help to relieve the pressure from the joint. Try to wear a shoe with a wide toe so not pressure is appli ... Read More
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A 81-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jeffrey Kass
27 years experience Podiatry
Correct - not really: But you could accomodate by wearing shoes that do not put pressure on it. You don't mention if you have pain and where which is key in helping....
A 61-year-old female asked:
Dr. Addagada Rao
55 years experience General Surgery
Depends on you: Most of the time under general anesthesia as it is patients choice, how ever if patient wants could be done awake , spinal regional , anesthesia.
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A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ronald Oberman
30 years experience Podiatry
Depends on type: In most cases, the first metatarsal bone is cut and realigned, fixated with pins or screws. Enlarged portion of bone is cut or shaved down. Soft tissu ... Read More
A 54-year-old member asked:
Dr. Eric Bluman
22 years experience Orthopedic Foot and Ankle Surgery
Minor pain: Before you choose surgery to correct a bunion you should make sure that you have exhausted all non-operative options. Should non-operative methods ... Read More
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A 43-year-old female asked:
Dr. John Michalski
35 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
Bunion surgery: Ask your orthopedic foot surgeon, and don't forget cost associated with or time, anesthesia, implants used, physical therapy, braces, medications, rad ... Read More
A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jeffery VanYperen
11 years experience Podiatry
Bunion Surgery: Usually a day surgery (meaning you go home the same day), takes about 1-2 hours depending on the surgeon and choice of procedure. Usually involves ... Read More
A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jeffrey Kass
27 years experience Podiatry
After any : Surgey always discuss what can be done with your surgeon. Important to follow your surgeons guidelines and no one else's.
A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Libby Putnam
11 years experience Podiatry
Bunion surgery.: There are no braces or exercises to get rid of a bunion. If you have it surgically removed, there are several ways your surgeon could go about it. Dep ... Read More
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A 61-year-old female asked:
Dr. Libby Putnam
11 years experience Podiatry
Depends.: Depending on your procedure, you may be able to bear weight after surgery, or you may be non-weight-bearing for several weeks after. Ask your surgeon ... Read More
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