Ask The Podiatrist: Bunion Surgery

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Question: Hi Doc. I have bunions. Should I have bunion surgery? I heard it’s very painful & takes forever to heal.

In all cases of surgery, benefits must be weighed against the risks. Bunion surgery can be relatively painless & minimally disabling, or can bother you for many months.

The surgeon should have several years experience & be Board Certified or Board Qualified. The doctors at the Ankle N Foot Centers posses all the qualifications mentioned.

Most of our bunionectomy patients are in gym shoes in around a month. We also use long acting anesthetics & meds to keep the post-op discomfort to a minimum. A good discussion should happen between you & your doctor & then a decision will be easier.

Good Luck, we hope this Helps!
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