Surgical procedures depend on the severity of the bunion, age, health, and activity level as well.
Types of procedures:
Mild bunion: Requires removal of enlarged portion of the bone and realign muscles, tendons, and ligaments around the joint.
Moderate bunion: Requires cutting the bone and shifting it back to nuetral position. The cut of the bone dependson the kind of deformity.
Severe bunion: Requires removing enlarged portion of the bone, cutting and realigning the bone and correcting the position of tendons and ligaments.
Diagnosis for surgery:
- Xrays for foot and bone
What are some risks of bunion surgery?
- Delayed healing
We, United Foot and Ankle, strive to give our patients the best treatment options. If you or any loved ones are experiencing similar symptoms, please feel free to contact our office at (732) 979-2035. We are located in East Brunswick, Keyport, Perth Amboy, Old Bridge, and Bayonne. We look forward to seeing you.