• 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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  • 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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  • WHAT SHOES SHOULD I WEAR AFTER BUNION SURGERY?

    One of the aims of bunion surgery is to allow a better fit for most shoes. What shoes to wear immediately following the surgery is a different question, because a return to ‘normal’ footwear may not be possible until week 3 or 4 post procedure, and sometimes longer depending on the amount of swelling present.

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