• MINIMALLY INVASIVE(KEYHOLE) BUNION SURGERY (BRISBANE/GOLD COAST)

    MINIMALLY INVASIVE(KEYHOLE) BUNION SURGERY (BRISBANE/GOLD COAST)

    What is Minimally Invasive (keyhole) bunion surgery? Minimally invasive bunion surgery involves small keyhole incisions (<3mm), which results in less post-operative pain, faster recovery, and less stiffness at the big toe compared to traditional open bunion surgery involving large incision (~5 cm) and more dissections resulting in more soft tissue damages. Minimally invasive bunion surgery

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  • FREIBERG’S DISEASE (INFRACTION)

    FREIBERG’S DISEASE (INFRACTION)

    Freiberg’s disease can become a debilitating condition. If not treated properly, arthritic changes can occur at a young age. Freiberg’s disease is osteochondrosis (Avascular necrosis) of the metatarsal head that most often occurs in the second metatarsal head although it can happen to any metatarsal heads. It commonly presents in adolescence, with a 5:1 female:

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  • SURGERY FOR PROBLEMS OF THE SMALL TOES

    What problems can happen to the small toes The small toes are important in walking, especially when pushing off with the foot towards the next step. They share the pressure with the big toe and the ball of the foot. Toes become deformed when the pressures on the toe are stronger than their joints can

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  • WHAT DO YOU NEED TO KNOW ABOUT BUNION SURGERY?

    Do I need bunion surgery? Although your surgeon has recommended an operation for your bunion to improve the function of your foot and reduce pain, it is your decision if you go ahead with the operation or not. The bunion is often progressive and once the second toe overlies or underlies your first toe, additional

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  • FIX YOUR INGROWN TOENAIL IN BRISBANE/GOLD COAST

    The initial approach to fix an ingrown toenail is a partial nail avulsion with phenolisation, and it works very well. It does not require going to the hospital and is performed under local anaesthetic. It is also very affordable, and reliable. Surgical Management Partial nail avulsion (PNA) with phenolisation is always considered the first option

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  • IS BUNION SURGERY PAINFUL?

    Is bunion surgery painful? Bunion surgery is unlikely to be painful, as the use of minimal incision techniques and better medications given during the surgery, significantly reduce postoperative pain. Also, because you can walk straight after surgery, postoperative swelling is reduced. https://youtu.be/ARMmwNNYTN4 “Bunions have been shown to reduce health-related quality of life, make fitting footwear difficult

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  • BUNION SURGERY: WHAT IS INVOLVED IN A BUNION OPERATION

    https://youtu.be/FSfuxEhKbww   Bunion surgery can be performed safely as a day surgery procedure under either local anaesthetic, sedation and local anaesthetic or a full general anaesthetic. The benefits of day surgery are that your risk of infection is lower the sooner you leave hospital, and you are able to walk immediately following the procedure – although

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  • WHAT IS THE CAUSE OF BUNIONS?

      How do i fix my bunion Genetics. There is now no question that you have inherited your bunions from one of your parents or grandparents. Tight footwear, such as high heels, may make things worse, but men also get this disorder and you rarely see men walking around in high heels! It’s interesting to

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  • AM I OFF MY FEET AFTER BUNION SURGERY?

    AM I OFF MY FEET AFTER BUNION SURGERY?

    https://youtu.be/ARMmwNNYTN4 Am I off my feet after buninon surgery? Bunion surgery allows patients to be on their feet immediately following the procedure. In these instances, patients are expected to wear a protective post-operative shoe over their bandaging in order to protect the surgical site. In the first 3-7 days, patients are expected to rest as

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  • PLANTAR FASCIOTOMY

    Plantar fasciotomy procedure is a good option for those who continue to suffer from plantar fasciitis, despite efforts to treat the disorder with non-surgical methods. Because there are several potential causes of heel pain, it is important to have heel pain properly diagnosed. Dr Kim is able to distinguish between all the possibilities and determine

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