Dr Brandon Nelson, A Board-Certified Foot & Ankle Surgeon, Discusses the Most Common Bunionectomy

Dr Brandon Nelson, A Board-Certified Foot & Ankle Surgeon, Discusses the Most Common Bunionectomy

austin bunionectomy

Bunion surgery
is by far the most common foot surgery in the United States. The number of bunion surgeries performed per year in the U.S. is about 150,000. The majority of these bunion surgeries are done in an outpatient setting and take less than 1.5 hours.

What is a bunion?

Please watch the following video for more information on a bunion;

https://www.bestfootdoc.com/patient-education-videos

So, what is the most common bunionectomy to date? The answer is a distal osteotomy or cutting of the bone towards the head of the metatarsal. This procedure is called an Austin bunionectomy.

Please watch the following video to learn more about bunion procedures; https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=U_D0NhTZOyY

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