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What Are The Symptoms?

Bunions can be painful. Look for an angular, bony bump on the side of the foot at the base of the big toe.

Your entire body weight rests on your bunion with each step — so bunions hurt!

Bunions typically form slowly over the years and can begin as more annoying than painful. Perhaps you find, at first, that you are having trouble fitting your foot into shoes and have to size up to a wider size. Eventually though, most bunions turn painful and that pain can begin to interfere with normal, daily activities.

Typical symptoms of a bunion include:

  • A bump on side or top of foot
  • Pain
  • Swelling
  • Pressure
  • Numbness

Source: WebMD website and American College of Foot & Ankle Surgeons (ACFAS) Website

 

Symptoms tend to worsen when toes are crowded or when standing for long periods of time.

Because of this, some occupations may aggravate the condition.

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Select the image below that best describes the bunion on your big toe.

A mild bunion is a small but noticeable bump at the base of the big toe and a big toe that starts to lean toward the 2nd toe.
A moderate bunion is a substantial bump at the base of the big toe and a big toe that leans toward the 2nd toe.
A severe bunion is a large bump at the base of the big toe and a big toe crosses over the 2nd toe.
A normal foot does not have a bump at the base of the big toe or a big toe that leans toward the 2nd toe.
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Select the image(s) below that describe other issues with your feet.

A bunionette (or Tailor’s bunion) is a bump at the base of your little toe. It’s possible that bunionettes can be treated during the same surgery as Lapiplasty® 3D Bunion Correction™.
A hammertoe is an abnormal bend in the middle joint of your toes. It’s possible that hammertoes can be treated during the same surgery as Lapiplasty® 3D Bunion Correction™.
Arthritis occurs when the cartilage at your big toe joint (1st metatarsophalangeal or MTP joint) breaks down, causing pain and stiffness. The Lapiplasty® implants are indicated for MTP fusion, which can be appropriate for advanced big toe arthritis.
Diabetes is a disease that affects how your body uses blood sugar. Diabetic patients with controlled blood sugar levels may still be candidates for Lapiplasty® 3D Bunion Correction™.
None of these issues.
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Have you had bunion surgery before?

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What type of insurance do you have?

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What is the patient’s age?

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