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Traditional vs Minimally Invasive Bunion Surgery: Know Which is Best

Posted by Dr. Brian Nagy on August 7, 2017

While mostly harmless, bunions can progress to the point where they cause significant foot pain and mobility issues. When your bunion pain prevents you from doing the things you love or completing your normal daily activities, you may need surgery to correct the issue.

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Topics: Bunions, Foot Surgery

Are You a Candidate for Bunion Surgery?

Posted by Dr. Brian Nagy on July 20, 2017

Is your bunion pain out of control? A study conducted by the Journal of Foot and Ankle Research found that 25 percent of people aged 18 to 65, and 36 percent of those over 65 years of age, suffer from bunions. Mild-to-moderate bunion pain can sometimes be relieved through conservative measures such as taking over-the-counter pain medications, taping or padding the foot, applying ice packs, or simply wearing different shoes. But if you have moderate-to-severe bunion pain that is affecting your day-to-day life, it might be time for you to consider minimally invasive bunion surgery (MIS).

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Topics: Bunions, Foot Surgery

How Do You Get Foot Problems Like Bunions?

Posted by Dr. Brian Nagy on June 29, 2017

Bunions, calluses, hammertoes, and other foot problems can be the result of several different things. In some cases, many factors play a role in how your foot changes over time.  Proper foot care and regular visits to your New Hampshire podiatrist will ensure that your feet remain as healthy as possible as you age. Healthy feet means less pain and discomfort, as well as being able to remain active with a high quality of life. Knowing what causes many foot problems will help you protect your feet from possible damage. 

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Topics: Bunions, Foot Problems

How to Manage Bunion Pain Without Foot Surgery

Posted by Dr. Brian Nagy on June 2, 2017

Bunions can be extremely painful, especially if you aren't as active as you should be. Bunion pain can be easily managed without the need for surgery if you take the following points into consideration. Learning to take care of your feet will help you to effectively manage foot and bunion pain on a long-term basis. If you noticed bunions have started to form, you may not be able to stop them, but you can improve the condition of your feet in an attempt to manage the pain.

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Topics: Bunions

Ready to Live Without Bunion Pain? Know Your Options

Posted by Dr. Brian Nagy on May 19, 2017

Are you suffering from bunion pain? You might already know you have a bunion if you can see a large bony bump on the outside of your big toe - and it hurts! However, any foot pain can indicate a serious problem and the earlier you get treatment from a New Hampshire podiatrist at Nagy Footcare, the better off you'll be. Foot pain due to bunions can be relieved by proper treatment of the bunion.

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Topics: Bunions

What is Making Your Bunion Pain Worse?

Posted by Dr. Brian Nagy on April 14, 2017

Foot pain can be debilitating. It can have an impact on almost every aspect of your life. Bunions are one of the most common causes of pain in the feet. Knowing what causes bunion pain is the first step in forming an effective treatment plan. With proper treatment, most types of bunion pain can be effectively managed allowing you to live a more normal, active life, without constant discomfort while walking. In severe cases, surgery may be the best option for maximum pain relief. 

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Topics: Bunions

Basics of Bunion Pain: Causes, Symptoms, and Treatment

Posted by Dr. Brian Nagy on March 29, 2017

Have you ever wondered what a bunion is, exactly? Or have you noticed a bump growing on your foot, where your big toe meets the rest of the foot? Bunions are fairly common foot deformities. It’s more common for women and older people to develop these deformities and suffer from bunion pain, but they can affect anyone.

If you have developed a bunion, you should have a podiatrist assess your foot. Without treatment, bunions won’t go away by themselves. Bunions are not only unattractive, but they can also cause pain and prevent you from normal day to day activities that involve walking or standing. You don’t need to suffer from bunion pain.

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Topics: Bunions, Foot Surgery

Things to Consider About Bunion Surgery

Posted by Dr. Brian Nagy on February 28, 2017

Do you feel like you’ve tried everything to resolve the pain caused by the bump on your big toe? If you’ve been trying to manage your bunion pain, but it’s only getting worse, then surgery may be your next best option. While you’re considering bunion surgery, there are some important questions you’ll want to ask yourself, as well as the New Hampshire podiatrist who may perform the procedure.

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Topics: Bunions, Foot Surgery

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