Bunion Surgery in Westlake Village

Updated 6/4/2019
Dr. Bob Barvarian discusses the different types of bunion surgery.

Bunion Treatment for our Westlake Village Patients

We have a strong reputation in the field of regenerative medicine as one of the most technologically advanced foot and ankle practices nationwide.


Using our evaluation procedures and carefully crafted individual treatment plans, we have a high success rate in getting our patients back to their common everyday activities at the highest level of function in the smallest amount of time while using the least invasive treatments.

Bunion Surgery Options


For those patients who are unable to find pain relief through the use of bunion correction methods, and their condition is worsening or their desired activities are becoming limited, we can review types of bunion surgery options with our patients in Westlake Village that are truly effective, including:


  • Lapidus bunionectomy

  • MinVasive bunionectomy

  • Akin bunionectomy

  • Opening wedge bunionectomy

  • Austin or Chevron procedure long arm osteotomy

  • McBride bunionectomy

  • Tightrope with Austin bunionectomy

  • Tailor’s bunion surgery


If you are experiencing chronic swelling and inflammation, foot and toe pain that is limiting your daily activities, or severe foot bunion pain, call to schedule a consultation so that we can discuss the specifics of your situation.


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Non-Invasive Bunion Correction Treatments for Westlake Village Residents


Our doctors and specialists have superior experience in evaluating procedures to provide Westlake Village residents with the most positive outcomes consistent with their individual lifestyles.


As strong believers in trying non-surgical options whenever possible, our doctors can help many of their patients find symptom relief through the use of non-invasive bunion correction treatments.


Conservative treatment options include:


  • Custom orthotics

  • Pads, gel sleeves or toe spacers

  • Comfortable shoes with soft and wide toe box

  • Range of motion maneuvers and stretching exercises

  • Topical medications: compound creams, BioFreeze, Voltaren gel

  • Lidocaine patches

  • New techniques: PRP or amniotic membrane injections

  • Steroid or cortisone injections used very sparingly

  • Ice packs

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

  • Night splints

  • Modification of activities


To avoid worsening a mild condition, it is important to accept the fact that you have a foot bunion. Our doctors and specialists can work with you to help slow its progression and reduce the discomfort by trying non-surgical conservative bunion correction options.


Call today to schedule a consultation to learn how you may find symptom relief when using one or more of our bunion correction techniques.



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Which Bunion Treatment Option is Best for Me?


As leaders in our field, we have spent years evaluating procedures and modalities, and researching, developing and using regenerative medicine to further the quality of foot and ankle care for everyone.


To ensure that each patient receives the finest care and positive outcomes that match his/her unique lifestyle, we use our advanced technologies and decades of experience to create an individual bunion treatment plan that may include one or more of the following options:


  • Use of conservative, non-surgical bunion correction
  • Minimally invasive bunion treatment
  • Bunion treatment without surgery
  • Bunion removal surgery


Please call University Foot and Ankle Institute so that we can discuss the specifics of your condition, 877-989-9110.


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