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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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  • 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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  • 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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  • CAN ALL PODIATRISTS DO SURGERY?

    https://youtu.be/SjotS5ketSE     Yes – all podiatrists are trained in the use of local anaesthetic and scalpel blade techniques. However, most podiatrists will only perform surgery of the nails and skin, such as ingrown toenails and excision of plantar warts. Nationally, there are 35 specialist podiatric surgeons and Dr Kim is the only one of

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