Bunion Blog New York City

When Can I Return to Work?

Published on December 20, 2017

It can be hard to determine exactly how much time you will need to take off from work following your bunion surgery. The severity of your bunion, the type of procedure you undergo, your body’s natural recovery rate, and the

The Necessity of Surgical Hardware

Published on November 16, 2017

In order to correct a bunion, a portion of the protruding bone in the foot must be removed and shifted over into its proper straight position. The removed portion of bone will need to be stabilized so that it can

Your Options for Anesthesia

Published on October 17, 2017

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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