A bunionectomy is a surgery used to remove a painful bump on the toe called a bunion. Bunions are normally caused by …..
Arthrodesis is a surgery done to fuse the bones in a joint together. It is done to help treat pain that is not able to be managed by other pain relief options such as medication or splints. Usually, arthrodesis is done for the joints in the hand, ankle, foot and spine.
And the pain is normally caused by fractures in the joint, arthritis or a severe sprain.
There are several ways your surgeon could go about fusing the bones, and once the surgery is over, there won’t be anymore motion between the two fused bones.
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Dharmesh Bhakta, D.P.M., F.A.C.F.A.S.
Dr. Bhakta completed his undergraduate work at the University of California at Riverside, majoring in Biochemistry with a minor in Mathematics. He then pursued his podiatric medical degree at the California School of Podiatric Medicine in San Francisco, California and received his degree in 2000. Read More
Shae Paschal, D.P.M., A.A.C.F.A.S
Dr. Paschal completed his undergraduate work at the University of Texas at Arlington, where he received his bachelor’s degree in Biology. He then moved to south Florida, where he completed his medical training at Barry University’s School of Podiatric Medicine and Surgery. Read More
Jacob Jasper, D.P.M., A.A.C.F.A.S.
Dr. Jasper completed his undergraduate training at Arizona State University in Tempe, Az. He graduated Cum Laude in 2010 with a Bachelor’s degree in Biological Science. Read More