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Minimally Invasive Bunion Surgery [Foot & Ankle Surgeon Review]

See the PROs & CONs of minimally invasive bunion surgery compared to other common types of bunion surgery. [Dr. Tom Biernacki DPM compares!]

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  • In the right patient minimally invasive bunion surgery can save $, time and have less pain.
  • Minimally invasive bunion surgery can prevent scar formation and even allow for faster healing.
  • We believe in getting our patients better as FAST as possible and with as less STRESS as possible!

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Pros & Cons of Minimally Invasive Bunion Surgery:

  • The following is a list of the pros & cons of minimally invasive bunion surgery.

 

PROS of Minimally Invasive Bunion Surgery:

The benefits of minimally invasive bunion surgery include:

  • Less injury means less trauma, this means faster recovery!
  • Quicker recovery due to minimal incisions.
  • Less $
  • Less risk of infection.
  • Minimal blood loss.
  • Decreased post-procedure pain, this means less discomfort.
  • Decreased surgery time.
  • Procedures are performed under local anesthesia.
  • No general anesthesia. Only the treated area is locally anesthetized.
  • Quicker return to work and normal activities.
  • Less Scarring: Scars can barely be seen. These may range anywhere between 1-3 mm in length.
  • Procedures are performed in our state-of-the-art, In-office surgical suite instead of the conventional outpatient or hospital setting.

 

CONS of Minimally Invasive Bunion Surgery:

  • The downsides of minimally invasive surgery is that severe deformities may need a larger procedure.
  • Extensive arthritis may need the use of plates or screws, this might mean an open approach may be more necessary.
  • Minimally invasive surgery does allow for quicker healing and best cosmetics, but the amount of correction is not as great.
  • A podiatrist should make the decision with their patient regarding whether or not minimally invasive surgery is the right option for them.

 

Foot and ankle problems that can be treated with Minimally Invasive Foot and Ankle Surgery:

 

Bunions:

  • Painful or aesthetically unpleasing bunion deformities.
    • Minimally invasive bunion surgery.
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Hammer Toes:

  • Painful or aesthetically unpleasing hammertoe deformities.
    • Minimally invasive hammer toe surgery.

 

Corns & Calluses:

  • Painful or aesthetically unpleasing corns or calluses (anywhere in the foot)
    • Minimally invasive corn or callus surgery.

 

Foot Bone Spurs:

  • Painful bone spurs.
    • Excision of painful bon spurs.

Ball of the Foot Pain:

  • Metatarsal pain or metatarsalgia (pain along the ball of the foot)
    • Hammer toe or metatarsal procedures to correct this deformity.

Plantar Fasciitis:

  • Heel Pain or plantar fasciitis.
    • Tendon or bone spur augmentation procedures.

Achilles Tendonitis:

  • Achilles Tendon Pain.
    • Haglund bump or spur debridement procedures.

Ankle Pain:

  • Ankle Arthritis.
    • Bone spur debridement or ankle arthroscopy.

Big toe joint arthritis:

  • Big Toe Arthritis (hallux limitus).
    • Minimally invasive bone spur shaving of the big toe joint.

Flat Feet:

  • Some aspects of flat feet.
    • Bunion or tailor’s bunionette minimally invasive surgery.

Wound care or Diabetic Ulcers:

  • Ulcer Prevention.
    • Shaving of foot deformity or bone spurs.

Minimally invasive foot surgery is now accepted as a medical standard with numerous high level publications supporting its usage.  More and more physicians believe that it is the choice for treatment whenever possible. This is supported by the scientific literature.

Minimally Invasive Bunion Surgery in Michigan

Areas we service:

The podiatrists & foot doctors of Prime Foot & Ankle Specialists are available for in office visits, home care and telehealth for the following locations:

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