A bunionectomy is a surgery used to remove a painful bump on the toe called a bunion. Bunions are normally caused by …..
A bunionectomy is a surgery used to remove a painful bump on the toe called a bunion. Bunions are normally caused by misalignment or enlargement of bones of the big toe pressing against neighboring toes.
Shoes, especially ill fitting shoes or high heels, can cause the bunion to become worse. There are some non surgical treatments that can be tried, but if they fail to work, surgery may be needed to correct the condition. In the procedure, an incision will be made in the top of the big toe or in the side of the foot.
Then, some of the bone can be removed. Most patients who have had a bunionectomy will have the condition corrected due to the surgery.
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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