Bunion Surgery in Sherman Oaks

Updated 6/4/2019
Dr. Baravarian discusses what you should know when choosing a bunion surgeon.

Bunion Surgery Options for Sherman Oaks Residents

Known as one of the most technologically advanced board certified foot and ankle specialists in the nation, and a leader in the field of bunion correction, we have a success rate that ranks among the very highest worldwide.


With our superior experience in evaluating procedures that provide our patients with outcomes that best match their unique lifestyle, teamed with our personalized approach to care, we can help our patients in Sherman Oaks select the best option from our truly effective types of bunion surgery.

Our bunion specialists are trained in all 44 variations of bunion surgery, including:


Lapidus Bunionectomy

Considered today's gold standards for bunion surgery.

MinVasive Bunionectomy

A great option with the smallest incision.

Austin or Chevron Procedure Long Arm Osteotomy

One of the most common bunion surgeries.

Akin Bunionectomy

Frequently performed as an adjunct procedure.

Tailor’s Bunion Surgery

Bunion surgery for a bunion of the little toe (bunionette).


Other bunion surgery options include:

    • Opening Wedge bunionectomy-bone wedge placed between 1st & 2nd metatarsals
    • Tightrope with Austin Bunionectomy-complex surgery for severe deformity
    • McBride Bunionectomy-removal of bony bump without cutting & shifting bone


It is essential to select the right surgeon to perform the right type of bunion surgery resulting in a virtually painless recovery.


When should you have surgery? In the majority of cases, it becomes a strong option as the condition worsens and becomes regularly painful, and when desired activities are becoming limited.


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Non-Invasive Bunion Correction Treatments for Sherman Oaks Residents!


Rather than ignoring it, resulting in usual worsening of the condition, accept the fact that you have a foot bunion, and then let us help you slow the progression and reduce your discomfort using bunion correction techniques.


Our doctors and specialists are strong believers in having their patients try non-surgical options whenever possible.


Many of our patients in Sherman Oaks find symptom relief through the use of our conservative non-invasive bunion correction treatments:


  • Wearing comfortable shoes with a soft and wide toe box

  • Custom orthotics

  • Pads, gel sleeves or toe spacers

  • Exercise and stretching maneuvers

  • Topical medications

  • New techniques: PRP or amniotic membrane injections 

  • Ice packs

  • Over-the-counter medications: nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drugs 

  • Steroid or cortisone injections used very sparingly

  • Night splints

  • Modification of activities


When you call for a consultation to learn more about the use of non-invasive bunion correction techniques, we can also provide information about our superior results achieved with Botrin Toxin treatments that require no actual cutting.


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Which Bunion Treatment Option is Best for Me?


Our Institute is an internationally recognized leader in the field of bunion correction, researching and performing procedures that provide positive outcomes to match each unique and individual lifestyle of our patients in the Sherman Oaks area.


With the full knowledge that there is no “one size fits all” remedy, we use our decades of experience and advanced technologies to treat each Sherman Oaks patient individually by creating a unique bunion treatment plan and personalized approach to care that may include one or more of the following options:


  • Bunion treatment techniques without surgery
  • Conservative, non-surgical bunion correction options include:
  • A minimally invasive bunion treatment
  • Bunion removal surgery


Call Foot Ankle Institute, a nationally recognized leader, for methodologies that are safer, shorter, and eliminate pain leaving virtually no scars. 877-989-9110.


Learn more about the Sherman Oaks location here.


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