Minimally Invasive Surgery for Bunions

Extra-Corporeal Shockwave Technology

Extra-Corporeal Shockwave Technology with OssaTron is a high energy shock wave system with low energy intensity, that provides a non-surgical alternative for patients diagnosed with chronic proximal plantar fasciopathy (severe heel pain), usually referred to as fasciitis.  Using a unique process known as Orthotripsy, the OssaTron emits shock waves, similar to those used to treat kidney stones, in an […]

Surgery for Your Bunion

One of the most painful and debilitating foot problems is bunions.  Bunions occur when the big toe moves progressively toward the second toe. This movement causes a bump on the inside of the foot, sometimes described as a “bump on the bone.” Contrary to what most people believe, bunions are not caused by shoes. Most […]

Bunion on Pinky Toe

Bump on Your Little Toe? A Tailor’s Bunion May Be to Blame Nearly everyone has heard of a bunion before, but if you’ve just heard about a “tailor’s bunion,” there’s a good chance you are slightly confused. Is a tailor’s bunion the same as a regular bunion? Is a tailor’s bunion worse than a regular bunion? A […]

Give Bunions the Bump!

Bunions are bothersome, bony big toe bumps that bug you because they bring bad pain and big problems. Say that 10 times fast! Unfortunately, having this foot deformity isn’t nearly as fun as trying to say a tongue twister about them. In fact, this condition can make simply wearing shoes unbearable. When your big toe […]

Bunions In Children

Juvenile Bunions There is a common misconception that bunions are only an “adult” problem, brought about by years and years of stress and pressure on the feet. However, this deformity at the base of the big toe can strike at earlier ages, well before it can be aggravated by a lifetime of tight shoes or gait abnormalities. What […]

Bunions: Before & After

Natalie V. Age 55, Machine Operator Santa Ana, California Procedures: Correction of Bunion, Tailor’s Bunion, and Hammertoes   Joanne C. Age 63, Housewife Laguna Hills, California Procedure: Correction of Bunion, Tailor’s Bunion, and Hammertoes   Kathryn S. Age 67, Retired Laguna Niguel, California Procedures: Correction of Bunion, Tailor’s Bunion, and Hammertoes     Daniel G. […]