Bunion Surgery in Los Angeles, CA

Updated 11/6/2019
Dr. Baravarian outlines what you should know when choosing a bunion surgeon.

Bunion Surgery Options for Los Angeles Residents

Our Board Certified bunion surgeons recognize that one type of bunion surgery does not fit all, and that each should be tailored to the needs of individual patients.

 

While there may be in excess of 40 different types of bunion surgeries, finding a highly qualified surgeon that is experienced in a broad variety of techniques is important for tailoring the procedure to the unique condition of each patient.

 

We provide the highest level of expertise, more than 20,000 success stories and are recognized leaders in the field of bunion removal.

Downtown Los Angeles Podiatry Location

1245 Wilshire Blvd.

Suite 306

Los Angeles, CA 90017

(213) 878-1107

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What is a bunion?

A bunion, also known as hallux valgus, typically appears as a bony bump on the inside edge of the foot.

 

The bump occurs when the first metatarsal shifts outward so that the head of the bone protrudes on the inside of the foot near the big toe joint. When a bunion develops on the base of the little toe, it is called a tailor's bunion.

 

Bunion surgery options

We provide the highest level of expertise and greater than 20,000 success stories as a leader in the field of bunion surgery.

  • MinVasive Bunionectomy: our trademarked minimally invasive bunion surgery which allows for immediate weight bearing in a boot without crutches. Patients are in a surgical shoe 4 weeks and normal shoes in 6 weeks.

  • Forever Bunionectomy: with this trademarked procedure, our surgeons have improved the traditional lapidus procedure by infusing stem cells and amniotic cells during surgery. These advanced techniques speed up bunion surgery recovery time and reduce scarring.

  • Akin Bunionectomy
  • Opening Wedge Bunionectomy
  • Austin or Chevron Procedure Long Arm Osteotomy
  • Tightrope with Austin Bunionectomy
  • Scarf Bunionectomy
  • McBride Bunionectomy
  • Tailor’s Bunion Surgery

 

Our bunion surgeries are virtually painless and most patients do not take more than one or two pain pills unless it is an extensive surgery.

 

You can read more about our bunion surgery options here.

 

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Non-Invasive bunion correction treatments for Los Angeles residents

 

While our podiatrist are nationally recognized bunion surgeons, they avoid surgery and prescribe non surgical treatment options whenever possible. A bunion will never goes away on its own but there are non-surgical bunion deformity correction techniques that may help relieve painful symptoms.

 

If you are experiencing the mild foot pain from bunions, the progression during its early stages can often be dramatically slowed with non-invasive bunion correction techniques.

 

Non surgical bunion treatments include:

 

  • Comfortable shoes and custom orthotics
  • Exercise, stretching and range of motion maneuvers
  • Night splints
  • Modifying activities
  • Steroid or cortisone injections used very sparingly
  • Topical meds: compound creams, BioFreeze, Voltaren gel, Lidocaine patches
  • New techniques: PRP or amniotic membrane injections
  • Ice Packs
  • Over-the-counter meds such as nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drugs

 

 

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Which Bunion Treatment Option is Best for Me?

 

As a nationally recognized bunion surgery center of excellence, we are continuously conducting studies to further the advancement of state-of-the-art technologies.

 

Since there is no “one size fits all” bunion remedy, we treat each of our Los Angeles patients individually, taking into account their lifestyle, physical challenges of personal and professional life, and their physical condition to establish a treatment plan.

 

Avoiding surgery is always a good idea and it is our goal with our patients. But when less invasive techniques are unsuccessful, bunion surgery may be recommended.

 

Call University Foot and Ankle Institute to schedule a consultation and learn more about our advanced bunion treatment technologies and commitment to providing leading-edge foot care to each patient. 877-989-9110.

 

Learn more about our Downtown Los Angeles location here.

 

The podiatrists and foot surgeons at our Downtown Los Angeles podiatry office serve Los Angeles, Santa Monica, Beverly Hills and the surrounding areas.

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