• 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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  • BURSITIS FOOT BRISBANE & GOLD COAST

    An intermetatarsal bursitis is a common cause of foot pain that is reported in females more than males. The high incidence of bursitis is attributed mainly to the anatomy of the female foot as well as lifestyle choices such as the prolonged use of higher heeled shoes or long hours of standing in occupations such as the

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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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  • HOW TO GET RID OF PLANTAR WARTS ON THE GOLD COAST

    What is the best way to treat plantar warts? This depends on the individual, but one option is to excise them under local anaesthetic. You have probably tried pharmacy paints and ointments, “freezing” or “burning”. Nothing works as well as a number 15 scalpel blade. While some people may be put off by this thoughts, it works

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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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  • DOES SHOCK WAVE THERAPY WORK FOR PLANTAR FASCIITIS

    https://youtu.be/nszovrg3S7o   “Plantar fasciitis”, correctly termed chronic plantar heel pain, is frequently observed in the following groups: runners, overweight or obese, and those who work standing all day long (e.g. nurses). Plantar fasciitis is actually a nerve entrapment of the inferior calcaneal nerve, often called Baxter’s nerve. The thickened plantar fascia presses on this nerve creating pain. Plantar fasciitis may progress from

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