Bunion Surgery

What is a Chevron osteotomy for hallux valgus?

A Chevron osteotomy is a common procedure for treating hallux valgus (bunions). With a Chevron osteotomy, the foot and ankle orthopedic or podiatric surgeon will cut a “V” at the end of the long bone leading to the big toe (the...

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How long to recover from bunion surgery?

There is really no clear answer to the question as to how long is the recovery following bunion surgery is going to be, because there are so many variables that are involved. Recovery could be a matter of weeks if there is a simple chopping off of...

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What is the Austin Bunionectomy procedure?

An Austin buionectomy is a ‘V’-shaped osteotomy or cut into the distal end of the first metatarsal bone with with a lateral displacement of head of metatarsal. The corrected postilion is then held in place with one or two screws. This surgery is not...

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