Bunion Blog New York City

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

Are You Experiencing Bursitis as a Result of Your Bunion?

Published on February 28, 2018

There are small sacks of fluid near your joints that provide cushioning for your muscles, bones, and tendons. These small sacks are called bursae and are responsible for reducing any friction that may occur in the joints so that the

The Expertise of Dr. Blitz

Published on January 29, 2018

If you have a painful bunion, you know how much the issue diminishes your quality of life. When it comes to finding a surgeon who can treat your bunion, you need to find a highly skilled and experienced surgeon who

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

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

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

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