Hallux Valgus Surgery

Hallux Valgus, commonly known as a bunion, is a deformity of the joint at the base of the big toe. When conservative treatments fail to alleviate pain and improve the condition, surgical intervention may be considered. Hallux Valgus Surgery aims to correct the alignment of the affected joint, relieve symptoms, and improve the function of the big toe.

Indications for Surgery:

Surgical intervention for Hallux Valgus may be recommended in the following cases:

  • Severe pain and discomfort that interfere with daily activities.

  • Inability to find relief through non-surgical treatments.

  • Progressive deformity affecting the function of the big toe.

Surgical Techniques:

Various surgical procedures can be performed to address Hallux Valgus, including:

  • Bunionectomy:

    Removal of the bony prominence (bunion) and realignment of the toe joint.

  • Osteotomy:

    Cutting and repositioning the bone to correct toe alignment.

  • Arthrodesis:

    Fusing the joint to provide stability and correct alignment.

  • Recovery and Rehabilitation:

    Post-surgery, patients typically undergo a period of recovery and rehabilitation, including physical therapy and specific exercises to regain strength and mobility in the foot.

Consultation for Hallux Valgus Surgery:

If you are considering Hallux Valgus Surgery or experiencing persistent pain related to a bunion, schedule a consultation with a foot and ankle specialist. A thorough evaluation will help determine the most appropriate surgical approach and postoperative care for your specific condition.