What is Bunion Removal Foot Surgery?
A bunion is caused when the metatarsal bone in the big toe gradually shifts towards the second toe.
This shift causes a bump at the inside of the big toe’s first joint. As a bunion grows, it can lead to other painful foot problems, including hammertoes, calluses on the bottom of the foot and arch pain.Bunions are largely hereditary, but they can effect anyone.
Even a small instability in the bones of the big toe can trigger the growth of a bunion. Patient EducationA bunion does not generally lead to other health problems, but left untreated it can eventually limit the ability to walk.
Luckily, bunions can be treated with a fairly simple surgical procedure.So make sure that you ask your doctor to carefully explain the reasons behind this recommendation.