Bunion Blog New York City

Your Options for Anesthesia

Published on October 17, 2017
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Anesthesia is required when performing bunion surgery due to the intense nature of the procedure. The type of anesthesia used will vary depending on the severity of your bunion and your general medical health. Local anesthesia is used when only

A Bigger Size Doesn’t Mean More Pain

Published on September 29, 2017
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Bunions come in a wide variety of sizes. With mild bunions, you may only notice a small bump or bony protrusion extending from around the base of the big toe. With severe bunions, the bump is very large and extends

The Risk Associated with Wearing High Heels

Published on September 15, 2017
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High heels are known as the queen of footwear. They can add that extra little something to your outfit that makes you stand out and can emphasize the length and beauty of your legs. Unfortunately, the way high heels are

How Do I Know If Surgery Is My Best Option?

Published on August 28, 2017
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Surgery can be a frightening thing for some people. The thought of incisions and stitches can prevent many people who are in need of surgery from taking the steps necessary to properly handle their medical issues. Bunion surgery can be

Online Consultations for Bunion Surgery

Published on August 10, 2017
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Bunion expert Dr. Neil Blitz has revolutionized how effective bunion surgery is thanks to the innovative techniques he has developed. Because of this, patients have traveled from across the globe to have their bunion surgery performed by Dr. Blitz. We

What Is the Contours Lapidus Plating System?

Published on July 28, 2017
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World-renowned bunion expert Dr. Neal Blitz has dedicated his career to improving and pioneering effective surgical solutions for bunions. One of Dr. Blitz’s greatest contributions is the Contours Lapidus Plating System. This device is what allows his patients to walk

Correcting a Large Bunion with a Lapidus Bunionectomy

Published on July 14, 2017
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In order to correct a large and severe bunion, foot and ankle surgeon Dr. Neal Blitz must perform a Lapidus bunionectomy. This procedure involves precisely removing sections of the foot bone, cutting tightened tendons, and bone mending. The part of

Follow Your Post-Surgical Instructions for Better Results

Published on June 29, 2017
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Recovering from bunion surgery can feel like a long and uncomfortable process, but once you have fully healed and you experience the positive impact it has on your life, it will all be worth it. However, there are some issues

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

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