Adler Footcare Blog

3 Reasons Why Bunion Surgery May Be Your Plan B

Posted by Dr. Jeffrey L. Adler

Jan 15, 2015 9:00:00 AM

If you suffer from having a bunion, then you’re probably looking for something that you can do today to help you alleviate the pain and quickly get you back to doing the things you enjoy. You might even be at the point where you’re willing to try any treatment options that you hear or read about. One of these that is probably on your radar is bunion surgery. But before you sign up to get the procedure, consider three reasons why bunion surgery might be your plan B.

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Topics: foot problems, Bunion, Bunion Surgery

How to Fix Bunions with Foot Surgery

Posted by Dr. Jeffrey L. Adler

Dec 18, 2014 9:00:00 AM

Are you someone who likes to fix things? If there’s an argument between two mutual friends, do you want to play counselor? If your car is making a funny sound, do you immediately pop the hood and start tinkering? If your child has a broken toy do you try everything in your parenting power to get it working again? You may be great at fixing broken relationships, automobiles, and children’s play things, but what about when it comes to how to fix bunions? You can probably fix a lot of things, but aren’t qualified when it comes to foot surgery. So, we’ll help you out by telling you how to fix bunions with foot surgery.

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Topics: Bunion, Bunion Surgery, HyProCure

5 Things to Try for Your Foot Pain Before Bunion Surgery

Posted by Dr. Jeffrey L. Adler

Nov 20, 2014 9:00:00 AM

If you have a bunion we have some breaking news for you: if it is large it is not going to go away without some type of surgical treatment. Why not? A bunion is actually a deformity on the bone that forms when your big toe moves out of place, caused by an enlargement of the joint on the base and side of the big toe. So it’s important to start researching your treatment options before the bunion starts causing you too much foot pain.

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Topics: Bunion, Bunion Surgery, foot pain

What You Need to Know If You’ve Had Enough of Your Bunion

Posted by Dr. Jeffrey L. Adler

Oct 23, 2014 9:00:00 AM

It’s been a long day. It started with missing your train and instead having to walk the extra 10 blocks to work. In your heels…your really high heels with the pointed toes. You now remember why you don’t wear them very often. Then you had to stand and make a presentation for way too long. Finally, you get off work in time to take a run before spending the rest of the evening researching, only to experience the worst foot pain – especially on your big toe. When you get home, you realize your high heels aggravated your bunion. Stupid bump! You’ve had enough of your bunion. If you want it gone NOW you’re ready to learn about bunion surgery. Here’s a quick fact sheet just for you.

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Topics: Bunion, Bunion Surgery

3 Parts of a Bunion Causing Foot Pain

Posted by Dr. Jeffrey L. Adler

Oct 9, 2014 9:00:00 AM

If you have a bunion you may feel different levels of pain depending on how long you’ve had it and how advanced it has become. But do you know why a bunion is causing you pain and what your treatment options are? There are three parts to a bunion that give patients problems and cause them foot pain. Understanding why your bunion is limiting your activities and hurting your feet can help you take the right measures in managing and eliminating your foot pain.

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Topics: Bunion, Bunion Surgery

The Best Bunion Surgery Uses a Minimally Invasive Technique

Posted by Dr. Jeffrey L. Adler

Sep 11, 2014 9:00:00 AM

If you have a bunion and are considering surgery, congratulations! You’ve reached a milestone because more often than not people won’t even consider bunion surgery, settling instead for conservative treatment options that help manage the pain, but don’t get to the root of the problem. Bunion surgery is effective in getting rid of your bunion for good and the best technique available uses a minimally invasive approach.

What does minimally invasive mean?

A minimally invasive technique means that the surgery is performed by making a very small incision no larger than the tip of a needle that causes significantly less trauma to your foot than traditional surgery.

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Topics: Bunion Surgery, foot surgery

Top 12 Things to Enlighten You About Bunion Surgery

Posted by Dr. Jeffrey L. Adler

Aug 14, 2014 9:30:00 AM

Bunion. Surgery. Two words you would rather not hear, especially in the same sentence. However, that’s about to change because you’re going to learn some really cool things about bunion surgery that won’t make you run in the other direction when you hear the two words together.

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Topics: Bunion, Bunion Surgery

4 Steps to Convince Someone to Get Bunion Surgery

Posted by Dr. Jeffrey L. Adler

Jul 17, 2014 9:00:00 AM

You’re sitting on the couch next to your husband, feet up on the ottoman. Every now and then you look up from checking your phone to catch what’s happening on the latest episode of whatever reality TV show he’s watching. You glance up and his feet are right in your line of sight. That’s when you notice his toes. You’ve noticed how long his toes are before, but something looks different on the big toe of his right foot. You ask him what it is. He nonchalantly tells you it’s just a bunion. That sparks the memory of his mother getting bunion surgery not too long ago. You ask if his bunion is bothering him, in which he replies that yeah it hurts, but it is what it is.

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Topics: Bunion, Bunion Surgery

Bunion Surgery is Your Answer to Dealing with the Bump on Your Big Toe

Posted by Dr. Jeffrey L. Adler

Jun 11, 2014 11:47:30 AM

Is that bump on your big toe slowing down your marathon training or making it uncomfortable to wear your heels to work? You know there is something wrong with your big toe, but now you need to find out if the symptoms you notice suggest you have a bunion, how your shoes could be aggravating it, and the best treatment option available on the market that can get your feet back to normal as soon as possible.

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Topics: Bunion Surgery

Why You Don’t Have to Worry About Recovery After Bunion Surgery

Posted by Dr. Jeffrey L. Adler

Mar 27, 2014 1:00:00 PM

Your alarm goes off at 5 a.m. each day. You willingly get up to go for your morning run, switching on the coffee pot as you jog out the door. Your day just wouldn’t be the same without it – the run or the coffee. You return home 45 minutes later to get ready for work. You slip on your heels, grab your briefcase, and head out to walk the few blocks to the nearest subway station.

As you take your seat you feel a slight sense of foot pain accompanied by apprehension as you are reminded of your upcoming consultation at the end of the week to find out about having bunion surgery.

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Topics: Bunion Surgery