Bunion surgery is performed to correct the bunion deformity and eliminate the acute pain caused by it. A bunion (bunionette) is a bunion or bump on the joint of either the big toe or the little toe that causes intense pain and discomfort.
Bunion surgery involves the splitting of a bunion, the elevation and repositioning of a bone, and the suturing of a piece of skin to fix the broken bone. A bunion is also sometimes referred to as a “tailor’s bunion,” or a “bone crunch.”
Most bunion surgery procedures are performed on an outpatient basis, although more severe bunions sometimes require hospitalization. The treatment period usually lasts from six to eight weeks Hallux abducto valgus. Rest and gentle exercise are suggested as part of your recovery. It’s important to keep the big toe joint well-lubricated with salted water, and to avoid wearing tight fitting shoes and high heels until the bunion surgery is over.
Bunion surgery is generally done on an outpatient basis, although more severe bunions sometimes require hospitalization. Most bunion surgery procedures involve the elevation and repositioning of a bone, and the suturing of a piece of skin to fix the broken bone.
There are a number of different procedures used to correct bunions, but the most common techniques are using a titanium post or the use of a rubber or composite material implant to fasten the implant to the bone. There are a number of different ways to treat bunions, ranging from simple rest and exercise to minor surgical procedures for eliminating and reducing the pain.