Bunion Blog New York City

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.

Using Shoe Inserts to Treat Bunions

Published on January 13, 2017
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Surgery is not the only method for effectively treating a bunion. There are many non-surgical approaches and over-the-counter products available for the treatment and management of bunions. Shoe inserts, typically in the form of arch supports, are effective devices for

Are Bunions Hereditary?

Published on December 21, 2016
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Many people don’t realize that a bunion can be caused by several hereditary factors. There are many different external factors that contribute to or cause a bunion, and your genetic makeup can play a large role. Loose ligaments in the

Hammer Toe – The Possible Complications of an Untreated Bunion

Published on December 6, 2016
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Not all bunions are created equally. Some can be rather small but more painful than others, and some can be relatively large but may produce no pain. No matter what kind of bunion you may have, leaving it untreated can

Ease Your Bunion Pain with the Proper Footwear

Published on November 22, 2016
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When you have a mild or severe bunion, the pain that comes with wearing footwear over it can be a hindrance to your quality of life. Here are several steps you can take to help alleviate any pain and prevent

Learning to Identify the Symptoms of a Bunion

Published on November 8, 2016
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Knowing the symptoms of a bunion can help to prevent further damage or discomfort. Identifying the issues you are suffering from will help Dr. Neal Blitz determine the best course of action for your treatment. A telltale sign of a

Feel Happy on Your Feet Again

Published on October 21, 2016
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Having a bunion is difficult. Bunions can interfere with the type of shoes you wear as well as your ability to engage in common athletic activities like jogging, bicycling, and even walking with friends and loved ones. If you’re tired

Non-Surgical Bunion Treatment

Published on August 30, 2016
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Bunions are a frustrating annoyance, a structural problem with the foot that are unlikely to go away on their own. For those patients with smaller or less impactful bunions, it may be possible to find a measure of relief through

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