Why I HATE the word BUNION

Whenever you hear the word Bunion, the immediate conclusion is that it is an inconsequential “old lady” problem. It isn’t. Bunions are extremely common and can affect all age ranges, even teenagers. Men or Women. A Bunion is a JOINT DISLOCATION deformity that happens...

What to Expect From Bunion Surgery

The main goal of bunion surgery (bunionectomy) is to better align the big toe joint (1st MPJ). A bunion deformity is the result of a slowly progressive joint dislocation process that can occur slowly throughout a person’s life. Over-pronatory (excessive lowering...

What to Expect From Cheilectomy Surgery

The main goal of performing a Cheilectomy is to “clean-up” the arthritic joint of the big toe knuckle (1st MPJ). Often there are painful and prominent bone spurs that can be removed allowing for better shoegear fitting and overall increased comfort. If the...

What to Expect From Hammertoe Surgery

The main goal of hammertoe surgery is to re-align the crooked toe into an improved anatomic alignment. This is usually done by creating a surgical break at the affected knuckle or joint. Often it is necessary to hold the correction with an internal pin or screw. If a...