Bunion Blog New York City

Managing Pain After Bunion Surgery

Published on June 8, 2017
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Any type of surgery has the potential to be painful and uncomfortable. We make it a priority to minimize your pain and discomfort during your bunion surgery and throughout your recovery. Still, it is important to understand the extent of

Bunion Surgery – Preparing Your Home for Your Recovery

Published on May 30, 2017
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When it comes to preparing for your bunion surgery recovery, there are a lot of small things you can do that will make the process much easier. For example, rearranging the furniture in your home to make it easier to

How Successful Is Bunion Surgery?

Published on May 12, 2017
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One of the biggest concerns people have about their bunion surgery is the quality and longevity of their results. This is a legitimate concern, because people who are undergoing bunion surgery are looking for a solution that will restore their

Walking Right After Your Bunionectomy

Published on April 28, 2017
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One of the biggest concerns people have about bunion surgery is the recovery period. Traditional bunion surgeries typically leave the patient incapable of walking for an extended period of time and can cause a significant amount of discomfort. This can

How Is the Severity of a Bunion Determined?

Published on April 14, 2017
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Because bunions can vary significantly in severity, it is important to have an accurate method for grading their severity. Bunions are graded from mild to severe based upon how wide the metatarsal angle is. The metatarsal angle refers to the

Correcting Small to Moderate Bunions

Published on March 24, 2017
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Bunions don’t come in one size. Every patient will have a unique bunion size that can be categorized as small, moderate, or large. The procedure and recovery period for correcting small bunions is notably different from the procedure for large

Better Aesthetic Results with Bunionplasty

Published on March 10, 2017
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The traditional bunionectomy has provided patients with the relief they needed from the chronic pain and discomfort they experienced as a result of their bunion. However, one of the biggest issues with the procedure has been the unsightly post-surgical mark

When Can I Return Home After My Bunion Surgery?

Published on February 24, 2017
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If your bunion has reached the point where surgery is required to prevent you from experiencing further pain or discomfort, you’ll need to learn more about the procedure and the recovery process. Reconstructive foot surgeon Dr. Neal Blitz performs most

How Long Does It Take for a Bunion to Get Worse?

Published on February 9, 2017
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A common misconception is that a bunion is a growth. In reality, it is instead actually an issue with the joint of the big toe. Because of this, it can be very hard to predict how quickly a bunion will

A Bunion Is a Bulge, Not a Growth

Published on January 27, 2017
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It’s easy to have a lot of misconceptions about what a bunion is if you have never had one. Because of the way a bunion looks, people often confuse it as some sort of growth that protrudes from the foot.

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