Individuals who are thinking about getting bunion surgery to get rid of prominent deformities of the big toe joint have many things to consider before going under the knife.
Crain’s Chicago Business recently reported that the Oak Brook Surgical Centre in Illinois is filing suit against Connecticut-based insurance company Aetna over and alleged $3.4 million in unpaid medical bills.
What if rather than having to endure painful, bone-cutting surgery, people with arthritis could turn back the hands of time on their condition simply by having a small disc inserted into their deteriorated joint?
According to UK lifestyle website Female First, there appears to be a growing trend of people forgoing medical care – such as bunion treatment, chiropractic care and vision correction – due to lower household budgets.
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Many experts agree that people with bunions should only get surgical correction of the bony deformity if it becomes advanced or severely hinders their ability to walk or run, as the operation comes with risks of recurrence, infection or over-correction.
An article on EverydayHealth.com reports that the things ladies do to make their feet look dainty – namely, squeezing them into towering heels – may be counterproductive.
Country singer Chely Wright underwent surgery in December in order to correct a number of foot conditions, including a bunion and Morton’s neuroma, which is an enlarged nerve in the toe.
Many women are willing to go under the knife to alter their cosmetic appearance, whether it be for a slimmer nose or to eliminate a protruding bunion.
Many people with bunions are not good candidates for bunion surgery because the risks of the operation outweigh any negative impact of their bony deformity, which is often merely a cosmetic issue.
Individuals with hammer toe know how difficult walking can be. Moreover, those who have had the surgery – which consists of having metal rods implanted in the toes – know about the pain and healing time involved.
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A New York podiatrist has developed a new technique for bunion surgery which forgoes a dorsal incision on the foot, giving patient a less-visible scar following the operation.