Minimally Invasive Keyhole Foot Surgery (MIS)

Minimally Invasive Keyhole Foot Surgery (MIS)

Minimally invasive (keyhole) foot surgery, does not involve a long incision, it results in less trauma to the muscles and soft tissue surrounding the foot. In most cases, this results in less pain after foot surgery and a faster recovery.

Minimally Invasive Keyhole Foot Surgery (MIS)

Podiatric foot and ankle surgeon Dr Kim brings significant advanced for minimally invasive (keyhole) foot and ankle surgery to Brisbane and Gold Coast.

Traditionally to adjust repair small foot bones a large incision had to be made so the   surgeons could re position the bones with instruments similar to carpenters. Minimally invasive foot surgery offers the opportunity to do similar things with keyhole incisions. The wounds are so small they do not require stitches and the overall trauma to the foot is greatly reduced.

  • Tiny incisions
  • Minimal swelling
  • Fast recovery
  • Day Surgery
  • No heavy anaesthetic

What is keyhole surgery?

Minimally Invasive surgery has gained popularity in the field of foot and ankle surgery. Special surgical instruments/devices with advanced imaging techniques are used to visualise and perform various foot and ankle surgery through small incisions.

Because minimally invasive (keyhole) foot surgery, does not involve a long incision, it results in less trauma to the muscles and soft tissue surrounding the foot. In most cases, this results in less pain after foot surgery and a faster recovery.

Conditions that can be treated with minimally invasive foot surgery

  • Bunions (Hallux valgus)
  • Hammer toes/Claw toes/Mallet toes
  • Metatarsalgia
  • Big toe arthritis (hallux limitus)
  • Flat feet
  • Midfoot Arthritis
  • Painful corn and callous
  • Lower risk of scarring
  • Lower risk of infection
  • Minimal soft tissue damage
  • Minimal blood loss during the surgery
  • Minimal postoperative pain
  • Quicker recovery
  • No hospital stay
  • Quicker return to work and normal activities

Surgery

Surgery is advised if non-surgical treatment fails.

We have seen a 50% faster return to normal activities in our patients as opposed to those that had open surgery. The risk of other complications is reduced as the wound area is small and the procedure does not expose the bone.

Podiatric Surgeon Dr Kim is the leading surgeon for Foot Surgery in Brisbane and Gold Coast, book a consultation today to see to discuss which options are best for you.

No referral needed

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A GP referral is welcome however it is not essential for your appointment

About

Dr Ji Soo Kim (Specialist Podiatric Surgeon) BPodM UWA, DClinPod UWA

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Dr Kim has two offices one located in Upper Mount Gravatt, Brisbane. The other in Bundall, Gold Coast.

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