The Definitive Choice for Hammertoe Fusion Success: Screw It!

Hammertoe fusion with screw

Unlocking Hammertoe Fusion Success with Screw Fixation In the bustling metropolis of New York City, where every step counts, foot health is paramount. Hammertoes, a common foot deformity characterized by abnormal bending of the toe joints, can significantly impact one’s quality of life. For individuals seeking relief from hammertoe discomfort, hammertoe fusion surgery emerges as…

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Going Toe-to-Toe: Fusion vs. Arthroplasty for Hammertoe + Case study of digital Arthrodesis (Fusion) with Before and after pictures

Going Toe-to-Toe: Fusion vs. Arthroplasty for Hammertoe Navigating the complex landscape of hammertoe treatment, patients are often presented with a pivotal choice between two leading surgical interventions: fusion, also known as arthrodesis, and arthroplasty. Each modality offers distinct advantages and considerations, making the decision process highly individualized. This detailed exploration aims to shed light on…

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A Journey to Comfort: Camille’s Transformation with Scarf Osteotomy with before and after pictures

Understanding Bunions: The First Step to Relief Bunions, or Hallux Valgus, emerge as bony protrusions at the base of the big toe, resulting from the misalignment of the toe’s joints. This condition not only brings about discomfort and pain but also significantly affects mobility and quality of life. Factors contributing to bunions range from genetic…

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A Patient That Came in for Bunion Surgery: The Scarf Osteotomy Approach, including before and after pictures of bunion surgery.

Scarf bubionectomy in NYC

Sheila’s Story: Seeking Relief from Bunion Pain In the bustling heart of New York City, Sheila faced a challenge that affects millions: a painful bunion. This condition, more than just a cosmetic issue, impacted her daily life and comfort. Determined to find a lasting solution, Sheila turned to the renowned podiatry experts at Citi Footcare,…

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Lapidus Bunionectomy

This patient presented to our office with a large painful bunion of the left foot. During the in office consultation we noted that the 1st metatarsal was also hyper-mobile.  Hyper-mobile means that the first metatarsal moved up and down too easily with minimal pressure. Looking at the x-ray on the left you can see how…

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Recovery after bunion surgery

I’ve written a detailed description of what to expect after bunion surgery on my new site.  This article includes what to expect immediately after bunion surgery and goes up until one year after surgery. As I’m sure you can imagine, after 15 years of doing foot surgery, I’ve been asked lots and lots of…

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