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Dallas Bunion Surgeon

Minimally Invasive Bunion Surgery

As a premier center for foot care, we’re delighted to provide comprehensive bunion correction services to our patients. Bunions can be painful and debilitating, and traditional open surgery can involve a long and challenging recovery. However, minimally invasive bunion correction, also known as keyhole bunion surgery, is a groundbreaking minimally invasive bunion removal surgery that offers effective results with less pain and a quicker recovery. Our leading Dallas bunion surgeon is highly skilled in this innovative procedure, providing expert care using the latest surgical techniques and technology.

What is a Bunion?

A bunion, also known as hallux valgus in medicine, is a bony protrusion that occurs on the big toe joint. The tip of your big toe is drawn toward the smaller toes as a result of some of the bones at the front of your foot slipping out of position, and the joint at the base of your metatarsal bone is forced to point out. As a result of this condition, walking may be difficult, unpleasant, and uncomfortable. especially with severe bunions.

The visual highlights the bunion correction procedures, footwear modifications, and other therapeutic approaches for managing bunions effectively.
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What is Minimally Invasive Bunion Correction Surgery?

Minimally invasive bunion surgery is a state-of-the-art surgical procedure designed to correct the deformity caused by a bunion without the need for large incisions or significant soft tissue disruption. Instead of making a large incision as in traditional bunion surgery, foot surgeons make a few small incisions through which special instruments and a small camera (an arthroscope) are inserted.

The surgeon then uses these instruments to realign the bones, correct the bunion deformity, and relieve symptoms. This minimally invasive surgery results in less pain, minimal scarring, fewer complications, and a faster recovery compared to traditional open surgery.

Dallas Bunion Correction: Choosing Minimally Invasive Approaches

Minimally invasive bunion surgeries are generally recommended for patients who have:

Persistent Bunion Pain

If you have significant bunion pain that’s not relieved by non-surgical treatments like padding, orthotics, or medication, you might be a candidate for minimally invasive bunion correction.

Difficulty Walking

If a bunion is making it difficult for you to walk or engage in normal activities, surgical correction might be necessary.

Failure of Conservative Treatments

If non-surgical treatments fail to relieve your symptoms or further progress severe bunion deformities, minimally invasive bunion correction could be the next step.

Each patient’s case is unique, so our experienced foot surgeon in Dallas will conduct a thorough evaluation before recommending this surgical bunion correction.

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The surgeon will thoroughly evaluate your condition and discuss all treatment options before recommending bunion correction surgery.

The Procedure

In a minimally invasive bunion correction procedure, a few small incisions are made around the bunion. Special surgical instruments and a small camera are inserted through these incisions. The surgeon uses the camera to visualize the bunion and guides the instruments to correct the misalignment.

In most cases, the procedure involves cutting the bone near the bunion (osteotomy) to realign it, followed by the insertion of small screws or other fixation devices to hold the bones in place. The incisions are then closed with sutures, and a dressing is applied.

The surgery is typically performed under general anesthesia, and the patient can go home the same day. The entire procedure takes about one hour to complete.

Recovery After Minimally Invasive Bunion Correction

One of the major advantages of minimally invasive bunion treatment is the shorter and less painful recovery compared to traditional open surgery. Most patients can start walking with the aid of a surgical shoe immediately after surgery.

Physical therapy may be recommended to restore strength and flexibility to your foot. Pain is usually manageable with over-the-counter pain relievers, and most patients return to regular shoes and normal activities within six weeks post-surgery.

It’s important to remember that while the bunion correction takes place during the surgery, full recovery and restoration of function can take a few months. In the weeks after surgery, you will need to rest and keep your foot elevated to help with swelling and any pain you may feel. Regular follow-ups with our team ensure a smooth recovery and optimal results.

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Risks and Complications

As with any surgical procedure, minimally invasive bunion correction has potential risks, including infection, nerve damage, delayed or poor bone healing, and recurrence of the bunion. However, our skilled surgical team takes all necessary precautions to minimize these risks. We’ll discuss these potential risks and complications with you in detail before the procedure.

Why Choose Our Services?

Expertise

Selecting our center for your minimally invasive bunion correction signifies that you’re choosing a team that is unwaveringly committed to delivering superior patient care. Our leading foot surgeon brings a wealth of skills, knowledge, and hands-on experience to the table, enabling them to perform this advanced procedure with absolute precision.

Our foot surgery and treatment services are tailored to promote the well-being and optimal function of the foot. We provide specialized interventions like PTTD – Flat Feet Surgery, Achilles Tendon Repair, and Plantar Fasciitis Surgery. These offerings reflect our dedication to enhancing the overall health of our patients’ feet. 

Individualized Care

At our center, we believe in the power of personalized care. Each treatment plan is thoughtfully designed to align with your unique needs and health aspirations. Our patient-centric approach ensures that you receive the utmost care and attention every step of the way.

Advanced Techniques

We pride ourselves on utilizing the latest surgical techniques and cutting-edge technologies in our practice. Our commitment to innovation not only enhances surgical precision but also ensures safer procedures and shorter recovery times. This, combined with our comprehensive postoperative care and support, makes us the trusted choice for many patients seeking bunion correction.

Patient-Centered Approach

Our goal extends beyond just treating your condition. We aim to help you regain your mobility and return to your daily activities with minimal pain and discomfort. We’re here to guide you, support you, and walk with you on your journey towards better foot health.

Contact us today to schedule an appointment and embark on your journey toward improved foot health. With us, you’re not just choosing a service, but a partner who’s committed to your overall well-being.

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We are wholeheartedly committed to restoring your mobility and improving your quality of life. Don't hesitate to contact us today to schedule an appointment. Take the first step on your journey towards better foot health with us.

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