Bunion And Hammertoe Surgery Recovery Time

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Definition

Bunion removal is surgery to treat deformed bones of the big toe and foot. For more information on this type of deformity, see: Bunion


Alternative Names

Bunionectomy; Hallux valgus correction


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You will be awake during the procedure. You willl be given anesthesia (numbing medicine) so that you will not feel pain and medicines to help you relax.

The surgeon makes a cut to around the toe joint and bones. The surgeon repairs the deformed joint and bones using pins, screws, plates,...

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