Adler Footcare Blog

[News] There’s More to Bunion Surgery Than THIS Cosmetic Treatment

Posted by Dr. Jeffrey L. Adler

Aug 30, 2016 5:18:47 PM

Bunions are painful – finding out after bunion surgery that there was a permanent solution to your problem instead of just a cosmetic solution can hurt even more.

CBS New York recently reported about minimally invasive bunion surgery. While this is a good procedure, ultimately it’s just a cosmetic solution and the bump will regrow. We’d like to offer some additional information related to the news excerpt below and tell you about a real minimally invasive surgical procedure called HyProCure® that has changed people’s lives for the better.

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Topics: Bunion, Bunion Surgery, foot surgery

Bunion Treatments to Try Before Traditional Surgery

Posted by Dr. Jeffrey L. Adler

Jul 18, 2016 9:00:00 AM

If it’s not enough that the bump on your big toe is causing you physical foot pain, surgical bunion treatment can also cause financial pain, so you may want to try everything in your power before visiting a foot doctor.

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Topics: foot problems, Bunion, Bunion Surgery

How to Fix a Bunion Caused by Misaligned Feet

Posted by Dr. Jeffrey L. Adler

Jun 17, 2016 9:00:00 AM

There it is. That bony bump on your big toe. As you put on your gym shoes you think to yourself, does it look bigger than it did yesterday? You get to your favorite cardio pump class thinking it’s going to be just another day at the gym – but you’re wrong. Oh so wrong. You’re usually the rock star in this class. When everyone else is lifting 10 pound dumb bells and doing step-ups with one riser, you’re lifting twenties doing step-ups with 3 risers. But not today. Your big toe hurts so bad that it’s all you can focus on. It’s that dang bunion again. You wonder who you could ask about how to fix a bunion. So naturally, you get home and ask Google.

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Topics: Bunion, foot pain, HyProCure

How to Fix Bunions in 5 Easy Steps

Posted by Dr. Jeffrey L. Adler

Mar 23, 2016 1:25:34 PM

When you have a flu that won’t go away you visit the doctor. When you have a toothache you go to the dentist. What do you do when your feet ache? You might try many different pain management techniques. You can put your feet up. You can soak them. You may even shop for different shoes. When you have chronic foot pain – specifically caused by bunions – do you consider going to a foot doctor? Not only can a podiatrist tell you the basics of how to fix bunions, they can also tell you the best course of action to treat your bunions.

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Topics: Bunion, Bunion Surgery, foot pain

Questions You Should Ask About Bunion Treatment

Posted by Dr. Jeffrey L. Adler

Feb 3, 2016 9:00:00 AM

When you hear the term bunion surgery do you run shrieking in the other direction? 

question_marks_on_post_itsYou might be thinking this type of bunion treatment involves large incisions, painful stitches above and below the skin, fixing the bones of the big toe with pins and wires, months off your feet, and post-op pain requiring heavy-duty narcotic medication. It sounds like the cure is almost worse than the disease, doesn’t it? It doesn’t have to be. Before getting treatment for your bunion, you should ask yourself and your foot doctor, these questions.

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Topics: Bunion, Bunion Surgery

You Think Your Foot Problem is a Bunion – But is it Really?

Posted by Dr. Jeffrey L. Adler

Jan 15, 2016 3:27:59 PM

You may have a painful bump on your big toe that you think is a bunion, but there are many common foot problems that people often misidentify as a bunion. Learn more in the article excerpt below to find out if you in fact do have a bunion or something else, then learn about an effective treatment option that can help.

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Topics: foot problems, Bunion, Foot Care

When Should You Worry Enough to Get Bunion Treatment?

Posted by Dr. Jeffrey L. Adler

Dec 16, 2015 3:13:25 PM

That bony bump on your big toe, known as a bunion, can be bothersome for many people. Others seem to nonchalantly go through life without needing significant bunion treatment. So, how do you know when to worry about your bunion to help it get better before it gets worse?

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Topics: Bunion, foot pain, HyProCure

The Big Bad Bunion: Does Your Child Need Bunion Surgery?

Posted by Dr. Jeffrey L. Adler

Dec 9, 2015 4:00:00 PM

Children are usually afraid of the Big Bad Wolf, but unfortunately some children have to deal with a Big Bad Bunion. Our New York podiatrists often talk with parents who are wondering if their child has a bunion and if bunion surgery will be needed. When you think of someone having a bunion, it’s usually not a child, but an older adult with a bump caused by bad joints or poorly fitting shoes. However, children can have bunions too.

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Topics: Bunion, Foot Care, foot pain

Don’t Let Bunion Pain Turn You Into a Grinch This Holiday Season

Posted by Dr. Jeffrey L. Adler

Nov 8, 2015 5:16:54 PM

Bunion pain can make you a real Grinch during the holiday season. It’s understandable – the friction of your footwear rubbing against the bump on your big toe is extremely unpleasant – but it’s not an excuse to get yourself on the naughty list. Not only will you not be able to enjoy the spirit of the season, you’ll also make it miserable for others if you’re complaining about your bunion.

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Topics: Bunion, foot pain, HyProCure

You Can Reduce the Size of Your Bunion Without Painful Foot Surgery

Posted by Dr. Jeffrey L. Adler

Oct 28, 2015 11:54:36 AM

You probably don’t wake up in the morning thinking, “I wonder what treatment is available today to help me with the foot pain caused by my bunion?” Instead, the thoughts wandering through your head go something more like this: “Ouch! My bunion hurts. I wish the pain would just go away.”

What that thought really means is: “I hate this bunion and there’s nothing I can do to get rid of it. There’s no way I’m getting painful foot surgery, I’m stuck with this painful bump for life.”

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Topics: Bunion, foot pain, HyProCure