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New Technology for Bunion Correction Speeds Recovery


Do you suffer from Bunion pain? Big toe pain?


Dr. Jeffrey E. McAlister has been performing a highly technical and advanced procedure for the correction of a common problem: bunions.

Click here to watch Dr. McAlister's Patient Educational Webinar to learn more!

A bunion, also known as “hallux valgus,” is a painful bony bump that develops under the big toe on the inside of the foot. Bunions typically develop slowly. Over time, they increasingly cause pain and difficulty walking or wearing shoes. Bunions form at the MTP joint (metatarsophalangeal joint) in between where the two bones that make up the big toe, called the metatarsal and phalanx, meet. Bunions are most common in women but may develop in children, especially in young girls between the ages of 10 and 15 years old.  

When Should You Consider Bunion Surgery? 

Bunion surgery is often recommended after other non-surgical treatment options have failed. Some non-surgical treatment options include: 

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What are the Surgical Treatment Options for Bunions? 

The most common surgical operations for bunions, which depend on the severity, may include: 

What are Some Advanced Surgical Treatment Options and Techniques for Bunions? 

Dr. Jeffrey E. McAlister, a fellowship-trained foot and ankle surgeon, proudly offers his patients the most advanced, cutting-edge treatment options for bunions. Some of these treatment options include: 

Lapiplasty 3-D Bunion CorrectionThis technology is used to assist a surgeon in correcting all three dimensions of a bunion deformity at the root of the problem to restore the natural anatomy of the foot. With a faster recovery time, many patients enjoy being able to walk within days after their surgery using this technology. 

"We are seeing happy patients with reduced pain and deformity faster than ever before!" states Dr. McAlister.

Click here to watch Dr. McAlister's Patient Educational Webinar to learn more!

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