Bunion Surgery - Podiatrist Kansas City, Lee's Summit, MO & Overland Park, KS

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Bunion Surgery Patient - Podiatrist Kansas City, Lee's Summit, MO and Overland Park, KS

Patient discusses bunion surgery performed by Dr. Mark Green at Kansas City Foot and Ankle.

A. Not all patients with bunions require surgery. Generally we let pain be the deciding factor. If your bunions are painful with shoes, and certainly when walking even without shoes, and your lifestyle is affected as a result, then surgery may be a good option for you. You do not have to live with painful bunions. We are experts at surgically correcting painful bunions and as a team, between our surgical technique, and good post operative care, we can keep your discomfort and down time to a minimum. Most patients are walking right away after bunion surgery, however, we recommend staying off your feet as much as possible, keeping your foot elevated, and using ice for the first couple of days following surgery. After the first dressing change, three days afte