Since the 1940s, surgeons have been performing minimally invasive bunion surgery. However, these techniques have evolved over the last two decades, and we are now in our third generation of minimally invasive bunion correction, providing benefits to many patients.
Foot & Ankle Pain? Learn about the causes and treatment for foot and ankle pain.
Dr. Daniel M. Dean shares the latest health information about advanced foot and ankle care, offering advanced treatment options to help you get back on your feet again.
Did you know that your heel bone (calcaneus) is the largest bone in your foot? Heel pain is a common occurrence. According to the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons, about 2 million people each year seek treatment for plantar fasciitis – and that’s just one cause of heel pain.
A bunion is a deformity at the base of the big toe that usually develops slowly. Pressure on the big toe joint causes the big toe to lean toward the second toe. Over time, the normal position of the bone, tendons, and ligaments changes, resulting in the bunion.
Play is hard-wired into kids. Early on they may play imaginary games, dreaming of the winning shot in the championship game. In the future, they may find themselves actually playing in that championship game through school sports or recreational leagues in the community.