Minimally invasive bunion surgery


Specialty of Orthopaedic Surgery

The minimally invasive bunion surgery, or percutaneous surgery is a new technique for treating hallux valgus. This procedure decreases the potential complications of this disease and shortens the process of postoperative recovery. This type of surgery involves making small incisions in the skin through which the projection of the foot bone is removed. The procedure is simple, lasts ten to fifteen minutes is a type of ambulatory surgery. The patient can go home the same day of the operation, since only local anesthesia is used. Generally, minimally invasive bunion surgery is indicated in cases where the patient has severe pain or who can not walk normally.

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