Bunion Surgery – Getting Feet Fit for Spring

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The World’s Largest Dinos is an exhibit coming to the Perot Museum of Nature and Science in Dallas, TX. This exhibit, taking place from April 6-September 1, 2014 will give you an inside look at the largest dinosaurs that have walked on the earth. If you want to get your feet fit for spring but have what you feel are the world’s largest bunions, it may be time to consider bunion surgery.

Bunions are progressive, meaning they tend to get worse over time without intervention or appropriate treatment. While there are many conservative treatment options to help manage their progress and discomfort, there are times when they get severe. We have met many patients who put up with severe pain and lifestyle limitations for a long time due to fear of surgery. While we always exhaust conservative options first, surgery can be an effective way to alleviate your pain and get you active again when other options don’t work.

A common concern about bunion surgery is what the recovery will be like, and how much time off will be needed for healing. The type of procedures will depend on the severity of your deformity, and each will require a certain recovery period. The usual time frame is 6 weeks to 6 months; in severe situations it could take up to a year for complete healing. Stitches are usually removed within 7-21 days, and if pins are used, they are usually taken out after 3-4 weeks. It is likely you will be in a walking cast, boot, or special shoe for 4-5 weeks, and the non-weight bearing period can last up to 8 weeks, depending on the type of surgery. While this may seem overwhelming, if surgery is the most viable treatment option for you, we will walk with you through every step of the process.

If your bunions have become painful and are impacting your quality of life, contact Dallas Podiatry Works today to discuss your treatment options. Call Drs. Joel Brook, Arroyo, and McClurkin in Dallas, TX at 972.853.7100 or in Plano, TX at (972) 943-3323 or request an appointment online.

The doctor has great “bedside manners” when talking to patients. Great staff and comfortable atmosphere.

Derrick W.

The staff at Dallas Podiatry Works could not have been more courteous, helpful, and professional in doing their job. They made me feel comfortable when I was there, which is certainly appreciated. They answered all the questions that I had and just made each visit the most pleasurable that it could be. I would highly recommend them to anyone needing this type of foot care.

Joseph B.

I would highly recommend Dr. Brook to anyone with foot problems–especially problems that stump other podiatrists. He really is very caring and very knowledgeable.

Jeannette H.

Dr. Joel Brook and the staff were nice and helpful. Though I was a new patient, I got right in as soon as they were open in my preferred location. They diagnosed the problem and provided medicines along with a perfect gel bandage so I could keep exercising while my toes healed. My toes already hurt less and look a little better each day. If I have future issues, I will be a repeat customer. Here’s hoping I don’t, but at least I know my feet are in good hands.

Meryl E.

I visited this office for an ingrown toe nail a few years ago. After seeing another doctor, who made it worse, he referred me to Dallas Podiatry Works. The doctor there was able to fix my problem. I’m not great with reviews, all I can tell you is that this doctor and staff will have you up and running or doing whatever it is you do in no time. You will be in great hands. You’d be a fool not to use this doctor. Now its time to visit him again for the other toe.

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Been having bad ankle pains for 6 months was referred here and it was a great visit ladies in the front desk medical assistants and the Doctor were all very friendly and make you feel very comfortable.

Elizabeth G.

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