Surgeries

Bone surgeries(4) Minor surgeries(5)

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Foot cyst surgery

Foot cyst surgery comes to the rescue in case of persistent and painful swelling that restricts movement. It is a surgical procedure that helps slow cyst volume increase, all while reducing the risk of cysts coming back. However, patients normally tend to resort to other treatments first, seeing as cysts are usually painless. Cysts may…

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Recalcitrant plantar wart surgery

The surgical excision of plantar warts serves to remove recalcitrant or recurrent warts (verruca). Surgery becomes necessary when conservative treatments fail to contain the warts, or if your condition does not allow treatment with pharmacological agents. Plantar warts are skin lesions that appear as a result of viral infection, such as the human papillomavirus (HPV).…

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Soft tissue excision or foreign body surgery on the foot

Soft tissue or foreign body surgery on a fingernail, toe, or foot can be performed by a surgical podiatrist when a foreign body has become lodged in a patient's foot. It can be anything, including but not limited to: glass, metal, or wood. It can also be used to perform a biopsy or remove a…

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Biopsy of a foot lesion

Common in podiatry, the biopsy is a minor foot surgery that lets the podiatrist thoroughly analyze suspicious lesions. In this way, the podiatrist can precisely identify the type of their patients’ dermatological pathology. The podiatrist can then outline a treatment based on the analyzes’ results. In a foot biopsy, a small sample of the soft…

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Surgery for Morton’s neuroma

Morton’s neuroma is often painful and a handicap to your daily life. Make the effort to rid yourself of this problem through surgery, and learn more about other treatments that can help ease this unpleasant condition.  What is Morton’s neuroma? Morton’s neuroma is a problem due to a thickening of the nerves located between the…

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Surgery for recalcitrant plantar fasciitis

Surgery for plantar fasciitis is often a good solution to get rid of this nasty problem. Let’s take a closer look together at the main causes of plantar fasciitis and the various methods used to treat it. Plantar fasciitis is a common foot pathology that causes severe pain in the heel and arch of the…

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Surgery for an ingrown toenail (or matricectomy)

An ingrown toenail is a very unpleasant foot condition that result from various causes. This section will help you assess the best treatment methods and discuss the advantages of surgery for an ingrown toenail. An ingrown nail (or onychocryptosis) can occur when a section of your nail penetrates the skin of the toe. This phenomenon…

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Hammer toe surgery

Hammer toe surgery is often the preferred method to prevent the situation from deteriorating. It is important to understand the causes and the different ways to treat this condition to get rid of your pain and regain your peace of mind. Hammer toe affects a large number of men and women around the world. This…

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Hallux valgus surgery (bunion)

Bunions, also called hallux abductovalgus, are a common problem. If not treated promptly, this foot disorder can cause a lot of pain. Bunion surgery is often required. What is hallux abductovalgus (bunion)? Bunions are a bony deformation of the forefoot that usually forms between the big toe and the second toe. This deformation can increase…

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