How effective is bunion surgery?

Christopher Chiodo, MD
Orthopedic Surgery
Some people still experience residual symptoms of bunions after undergoing surgery, which makes sense considering that the procedure moves muscles, ligaments, and bones that have been accustomed to being in the same place for your entire life. Moving them to a new position can, in itself, cause pain in some people.

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