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Is my bunion too large or too small to be treated? Who can I consult with to receive an evaluation of my bunion?

How Will My Doctor Determine If My Bunion Can Be Treated With Lapiplasty® 3D Bunion Correction?

The Lapiplasty® Procedure is indicated for patients over the age of 12 years. It is designed to be effective on bunions both ranging from mild, moderate, to severe. And, can even be effectively used on patients who have had a previous, failed 2D bunion correction.

If you’d like to take the self-assessment Am I A Candidate test, we welcome you to do so.

Find A Trained Lapiplasty® Doctor

An important first step is to find a trained Lapiplasty® doctor to consult. Both qualified orthopedic surgeons (MDs) and podiatric surgeons (DPMs) utilize Lapiplasty® 3D Bunion Correction in their practices. It is important to note that the Lapiplasty® Procedure requires advanced training and not all doctors offer the Lapiplasty® Procedure. Some doctors may tell you that they “do something similar” but, we recommend that you use our Find A Doctor page to find a true Lapiplasty® user.

Consultation & Evaluation

During your initial clinical exam, your doctor will x-ray your foot to determine the severity of your condition along with any other conditions. Your doctor will determine the health of your bone stock and will ask you questions about your general health to determine if you are a candidate. Your doctor will answer questions for you about the procedure so that you feel comfortable as to what to expect in terms of where the procedure will take place, insurance coverage, how to manage post-operative pain, and what to expect in terms of key recovery time points.

 

The Lapiplasty® Procedure can effectively treat bunions — mild to wild.

Your Questions, Answered

Can I Have Both Of My Feet Operated On At One Time?

Hear from Dr. Robert Santrock.

* Physician is a paid consultant of Treace Medical Concepts, Inc.

Take The Short Quiz

Take our short 4-question quiz to see if Lapiplasty® 3D Bunion Correction™ may be right for you.

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Select the image below that best describes your bunion.

Please supply an answer
In many cases patients who have bunions also have other conditions such as bunionettes, hammertoes, or arthritis – which are often addressed in the same surgery as your bunion correction. However, only a surgeon can assess your particular condition and develop an individual treatment plan.
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Please select the level of foot pain you experience most of the time.

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Which of the following most accurately describes where you're at in your bunion treatment process?

(Select all that apply)

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Please provide your information to receive your results.

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*The “Am I a Candidate” assessment should only be completed by patients over the age of 18 or by a parent/legal guardian. This tool does not provide medical advice. This tool is not a substitute for professional medical advice, diagnosis, or treatment. Only a trained Lapiplasty® doctor can determine if you are an appropriate candidate for Lapiplasty® 3D Bunion Correction™ surgery. Please consult with your doctor to determine if Lapiplasty® 3D Bunion Correction™ surgery is right for your specific condition. Lapiplasty® 3D Bunion Correction™ surgery is indicated for patients 12 years of age and older. As with any medical treatment, there are risks and recovery takes time. For a complete list of risks, see the Patient Risk Information. For more info on recovery times, see Recovery. For information about how we handle your information, please see our Privacy Policy. By submitting your information and clicking I agree, you consent to receive information about the Lapiplasty® Procedure by email, text or phone as described in our Privacy Policy. We will handle your information and communicate with you as stated in our Privacy Policy. See the Privacy Policy for instructions for opting out of receiving automated text messages and phone calls containing marketing materials.

Quiz Complete!

Unfortunately, you are not a candidate for Lapiplasty® 3D Bunion Correction™.

Based on your responses, you are not a candidate for Lapiplasty® 3D Bunion Correction™. Lapiplasty® is indicated for treatment of bunions (also known as Hallux Valgus) - a bump found at the base of the big toe. If you do not suffer from a bunion, then Lapiplasty® 3D Bunion Correction" is not for you. We wish you good health!

Still think you might be experiencing pain from a bunion?

Here are 5 symptoms to look out for that could make Lapiplasty® 3D Bunion Correction™ a good option for you:

  1. You're seeing a visual "bump" at the base of your big toe.
  2. Shoes that once fit comfortably now feel too tight or painful to wear.
  3. You experience frequent numbness or tightness in your big toe.
  4. Pain or swelling increases when you stand for long periods of time.
  5. You struggle or are unable to bend your big toe without feeling pain or a burning sensation.

Here are some helpful resources to help you learn more about bunions and your treatment options:

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