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Bunion Surgery

Bunions in Children: When Is Bunion Surgery Needed?

Neal M. Blitz, D.P.M., F.A.C.F.A.S. | Posted 03.16.2014 | Healthy Living
Neal M. Blitz, D.P.M., F.A.C.F.A.S.

Operating on the bunions in children is different than adults. Not only are the bones smaller, but the growth plates need to be considered. If your child has bunions, it's best to start the nonoperative measures as early as possible to lessen the need for bunion surgery as a child

Bunion Laser Treatment: Is It Possible?

Neal M. Blitz, D.P.M., F.A.C.F.A.S. | Posted 06.03.2013 | Healthy Living
Neal M. Blitz, D.P.M., F.A.C.F.A.S.

If you are looking for the most modern techniques in bunion surgery, laser is not currently the best option. What is encouraging is that bunion surgery has changed dramatically in the past few years as surgeons are more focused on both the aesthetic and functional result.

Bunion Brother

Randy Eady | Posted 05.01.2013 | Healthy Living
Randy Eady

The foot is art and science in motion. It's the main reason you may want multiple opinions and to seriously consider alternatives to foot surgery. Once you tinker with a masterpiece, it is never the same.

Bring Your Own Stilettos (BYOS) Exercise Class

Neal M. Blitz, D.P.M., F.A.C.F.A.S. | Posted 03.25.2013 | Healthy Living
Neal M. Blitz, D.P.M., F.A.C.F.A.S.

As a surgeon who performs bunionplasty surgery to help women return to high heels and pointy-toed shoes, I can only encourage women to consider exercise programs that are aimed at strengthening the feet and legs.

Avoid a High Heel Foot Makeover

Neal M. Blitz, D.P.M., F.A.C.F.A.S. | Posted 02.20.2013 | Healthy Living
Neal M. Blitz, D.P.M., F.A.C.F.A.S.

I see many high heel-created foot problems that go on to surgery. Bunionplasty from high heels are common. I can tell you that getting your feet strong is the first step at putting off or preventing a high heel foot makeover.

Bunionplasty: A Plastic Foot Surgery Craze?

Neal M. Blitz, D.P.M., F.A.C.F.A.S. | Posted 02.17.2013 | Style
Neal M. Blitz, D.P.M., F.A.C.F.A.S.

When considering bunionplasty, it is important to not only consider how the foot will look but also how it will function. Take the time to learn about the methods available to fix your bunion, and you will be that much better off.

My Beautiful Shoes Are Ruining My Feet

Christina Anderson | Posted 02.16.2013 | Style
Christina Anderson

Dear Christian Louboutin, You're giving me bunions.

6 Myths About Bunion Surgery

Neal M. Blitz, D.P.M., F.A.C.F.A.S. | Posted 05.16.2012 | Healthy Living
Neal M. Blitz, D.P.M., F.A.C.F.A.S.

Some people simply avoid bunion surgery because they may have "heard" some misnomers that guide their decision.

The Common Foot Problem You May Not Know You Have

Neal M. Blitz, D.P.M., F.A.C.F.A.S. | Posted 09.04.2011 | Healthy Living
Neal M. Blitz, D.P.M., F.A.C.F.A.S.

Many people know the term 'bunion' and that it occurs on a foot, but don't know exactly what a bunion is.