As a Bunion progresses they can become very painful and debilitating; a bunion can affect your daily activities and your quality of life quite severely.
There are many conservative treatment options to relieve symptoms and prevent the condition from progressing. However, in the long term surgery is the only option to completely resolve the complaint.
Your surgeon will explain the various non-surgical treatments that are available and would be effective in your case. Surgery is only recommended as a last resort, and the sooner you commence conservative measures the longer you can delay the need for surgery.
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Your surgeon may recommend an operation to correct your Bunion deformity. If this is the case your surgeon will explain the various surgical options and the specific procedure they would recommend in your case. These might be:
Scarf and Akin Osteotomy
Lapidus Fusion Procedure
For More Information on how Bunions are typically managed, Click Here to read the NICE Guidance on Assessing Bunions.