Bunion Blog New York City

Correcting a Large Bunion with a Lapidus Bunionectomy

Published on April 14, 2019

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

How Do I Know If Surgery Is My Best Option?

Published on March 28, 2019

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

A Bigger Size Doesn’t Mean More Pain

Published on February 11, 2019

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

Are You Avoiding Surgery?

Published on January 31, 2019

Just because you have a bunion does not mean you will necessarily need to undergo surgery in order to correct it. However, your bunion may require surgery, so you should not let your fear of surgery or belief that you

Ignoring Your Bunion Will Not Help It Get Better

Published on October 31, 2018

Sometimes, surgery isn’t immediately required for milder bunions, but that doesn’t mean you will never need surgery. Without proper care and management early on, your bunion will only get worse, which will lead to unnecessary pain and suffering. The idea

Your Options for Correcting a Moderate Bunion

Published on September 28, 2018

When it comes to bunion surgery, there are two ways to approach it. One option is designed for smaller bunions, while the other is for tackling larger and more severe bunions. But what about moderate bunions? Moderate bunions can actually

Is Bunionplasty Better?

Published on August 31, 2018

Traditional bunion surgery was designed to correct a bunion and restore the normal function of the foot. While the procedure has proven to be highly effective, advancements in bunion surgery have allowed for better overall results. Bunionplasty is a surgical

Before-and-After Photo Galleries Can Help You Find the Right Surgeon

Published on July 31, 2018

Choosing the surgeon who will perform your bunion surgery can be hard. You use your feet every day to get from here to there, which means that you don’t want to put the functionality of your feet in jeopardy by

You Don’t Have to Be Old to Develop a Bunion

Published on May 31, 2018

A lot of people tend to think that only older individuals can develop bunions. This is understandable – bunions do develop over time, and things like wearing heels for years can lead to the development of bunions as you get

Worried About the Appearance of Your Foot After Bunion Surgery?

Published on April 14, 2018

If you have a painful bunion that is diminishing your quality of life, you are probably considering undergoing surgery to correct the issue. There are a lot of people in this position who are hesitant about surgery because they are

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