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Our podiatrists use this blog to discuss the topics that impact those suffering from heel, foot and ankle pain. Please feel free to join the discussion!

New Bunion Surgery Before And After Photos

by Dr. Brant McCartan Bunion Surgery before and after photos – here are some images of a happy patient of Dr. Brant McCartan. Do you have questions about how and when to get rid of your bunions? Make an appointment to talk to one of our doctors today.

Our podiatrists use this blog to discuss the topics that impact those suffering from heel, foot and ankle pain. Please feel free to join the discussion!

New Berlin Podiatrists Explain What a Bunion Is

by Dr. Christopher Milkie Before discussing what a bunion is, we must clarify what a bunion is not. A bunion is not a simple overgrowth of the bone at the base of the big or pinky toe. A bunion is caused by an underlying problem with the structure of the foot. The progressive disorder begins […]

Our podiatrists use this blog to discuss the topics that impact those suffering from heel, foot and ankle pain. Please feel free to join the discussion!

Wauwatosa Foot Doctors Explain Simple Ways to Prevent Bunions

by Dr. Christopher Milkie Because bunions develop slowly, taking care of your feet during childhood and early adulthood can pay off later in life. Keep track of the shape of your feet as they develop over time, especially if foot problems run in your family. Exercising your feet can strengthen them. Learn to pick up […]

Our podiatrists use this blog to discuss the topics that impact those suffering from heel, foot and ankle pain. Please feel free to join the discussion!

What is the bunion surgery procedure with the best outcome? What about minimally invasive bunion surgery, or bunionectomy?

by Dr. Christopher Milkie What is the bunion surgery procedure with the best outcome? What about minimally invasive bunion surgery, or bunionectomy? What is the difference, and what is the best for me? These are questions that we hear frequently at Milwaukee Foot Specialists. Did you know that your bunion can be removed using a […]

Our podiatrists use this blog to discuss the topics that impact those suffering from heel, foot and ankle pain. Please feel free to join the discussion!

Milwaukee Foot Specialists on the important things you should look out for after surgery.

by Dr. Brant McCartan I just had foot surgery at Milwaukee Foot Specialists, what should I do? Many patients are worried after they have had surgery. People wonder what is normal to have happen, and what changes they should be concerned about. Whether is was a bunion correction or fracture repair, how you take care […]

Our podiatrists use this blog to discuss the topics that impact those suffering from heel, foot and ankle pain. Please feel free to join the discussion!

What is Hallux Rigidus?

Hallux Rigidus is simply a stiff big toe; a big toe (metatarsophalangeal, or MTP joint) joint that does not bend well and causes pain. This joint bending is an important part of the motion that your foot goes through when you walk or run. It is one of the most common disorders of this important […]

Our podiatrists use this blog to discuss the topics that impact those suffering from heel, foot and ankle pain. Please feel free to join the discussion!

If I have bunion surgery, how long will it be before I can wear normal shoes again?

Most of our bunion surgery patients can wear sneakers or athletic shoes in about 4 weeks. To be able to wear sandals or dress shoes, 8-10 weeks. This depends on your individual progression in the recovery period.

Our podiatrists use this blog to discuss the topics that impact those suffering from heel, foot and ankle pain. Please feel free to join the discussion!

What is a Tailor’s Bunion?

A Tailor’s bunion, also often called a bunionette, is an inflammation and protrusion, or bump, on the bone below your fifth (little) toe. It resembles a bunion, but is smaller and on the opposite side of the foot. It occurs in the area where your fifth toe connects to the long bones in your foot […]

Our podiatrists use this blog to discuss the topics that impact those suffering from heel, foot and ankle pain. Please feel free to join the discussion!

Can I walk after I have bunion surgery?

Yes, you can walk after bunion surgery – with a surgical boot or shoe. You can put weight on your heel right away, with the use of crutches.

Our podiatrists use this blog to discuss the topics that impact those suffering from heel, foot and ankle pain. Please feel free to join the discussion!

If I have Bunion Surgery, Will I need to Stay Overnight in the Hospital?

At Milwaukee Foot Specialists, when we do bunion surgery, the surgery is done at an outpatient facility, you will not need to check into or stay overnight in the hospital.

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Milwaukee Foot & Ankle Specialists of Wauwatosa, Oak Creek, New Berlin and Mequon, Wisconsin (WI) treat all medical and surgical foot and ankle conditions. Licensed Podiatrists, Dr. Steven Waldman, Dr. Christopher Milkie and Dr. Lucy Meier can help bring you foot and ankle pain relief.
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