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Bunion

1 Bunion A Case of Form Following Function What is it? A bunion is a bony bump located at the base of the big toe. It can be painful when it rubs against the shoe.

BASIC INFORMATION

BUNION (Hallux Valgus) BASIC INFORMATION DESCRIPTION A bony swelling or bump that occurs along the side of the big toe joint. Bunions may start in the teenage years, but usually occur in the 20 to 30 age group.

ETIOLOGY

Tailor's bunion or bunionette is a term applied to an enlargement of the lateral aspect of the fifth metatarsal head that produces various degrees of pain, swelling, and tenderness.

Hallux Valgus Surgery: Lapidus type Bunionectomy ...

This bone prominence on the inner edge for the metatarsal is referred to as a bunion. Bunions can be hereditary but may also be caused or aggravated by shoe wear.

Bunionectomy

As of 2003, it is estimated that 209,000 people in the United States undergo some type of bunion surgery each year making it one of the most common orthopedic surgeries in western industrialized countries.

New procedure straightens bunions without bone cutting

WWW.UCLAHEALTH.ORG 1-800-UCLA-MD1 (1-800-825-2631) The better way to get better A new option for bunion patients "Because the fiberwire sutures remain in place, there is very little worry of the bunion coming back.

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Surgery is not recommended unless a bunion causes severe pain. To prevent a recurrence of symptoms, individuals should wear roomier, more comfortable shoes after recovery. Bunion Bunion

Hallux Valgus Surgery: Chevron distal metatarsal osteotomy

This bone prominence on the inner edge for the metatarsal is referred to as a bunion. Bunions can be hereditary but may also be caused or aggravated by shoe wear.

Orthopaedic Sports Specialists, P.C.

Orthopaedic Sports Specialists, P.C. Michael E. Joyce, M.D. 84 Glastonbury Blvd., Suite 101, Glastonbury, Connecticut 06033 Voice: 860-652-8883, Fax: 860-652-8887 Bunion Surgery (with or without Hammer Toe Correction) Post Operative Instructions Bunion surgery: Bunion surgery is a correction of ...

Advanced CPT Coding: Bunionectomy

Advanced CPT Coding: Bunionectomy OBJECTIVE: This program will first provide a detailed review of the bunionectomy CPT surgery coding guidelines to assist the participants in their understanding of the numerous techniques that are performed.