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Can I walk after bunion surgery?

I am a 29 year old female living in NYC. I have a painful bunion that I have wanted surgery to correct but I commute daily to Manhattan for work. How long will it take until I can commute? Bunions can be quite painful and there are many surgical techniques that can be done to… Read more »


New York City model seeks bunion surgery without scar

I am a 26 year old woman living in New York City. I have had a bunion on my right foot but avoided surgery because I am a model in NYC and I am always wearing open shoes. I don’t want to have a visible scar on the top my foot.  Is there a procedure… Read more »


I want bunion surgery but I can not take off work for recovery time, what should I do?

I am a 49 year old female living in New York and I have avoided bunion surgery because I have heard of the long recovery time necessary after surgery. It there an alternative? Recovery time after bunion surgery is 6 weeks for the bone to mend.  Dr. Blitz’ techniques get patients on their feet right… Read more »


Bunion surgery and an active Manhattan lifestyle

I am a 35 year old woman living in Manhattan with a busy and active lifestyle. I walk to work and I am concerned if I have surgery to fix my bunion I will be unable to continue my daily routine. Is this true? The ability to walk after bunion surgery (during the recovery period… Read more »


I want surgery for my bunion but do not want a scar on my foot

I am a 34 year old woman living in New York City and I have been self conscious of my bunion for many years. I want surgery to fix it but I don’t want a visible scar on my foot. In my NY practice, fixing the bunion is in an aesthetic manner is extremely important. … Read more »


Can my bunions grow back after undergoing a Bunionplasty℠?

I have never been a very good patient and at 57 the last thing I want is to have surgery on my feet multiple times. Can my bunions grow back after undergoing a Bunionplasty®? Recurrence after bunion surgery is a possibility, however, not common – at least in Dr. Blitz’ bunion surgery practice.  When bunions… Read more »


Is there a way to nonsurgically help my bunions?

I was a ballet dancer for years a young girl. Now, a 36 year old woman living in Manhattan, I have bunions. I am not very keen on surgery. Is there a way to nonsurgically help my bunions? There are several ways to help your bunions without surgery, but surgery is the only way to… Read more »


Help! My feet have been hurting me for years now

Help! My feet have been hurting me for years now. I am a 29 year old female living in NYC and would like to figure out if there is a way to have foot surgery that allows me to return to work quickly. Is this possible? Returning to work after foot surgery usually depends on… Read more »


16 year old daughter, I see she has the beginnings of bunions

As a mother of a 16 year old daughter, I see she has the beginnings of bunions. Is there anything she can do to prevent this from getting worse? We live in Manhattan currently. Bunions can develop at young ages, and can be caused from a combination of genetics and shoe gear.  It is good… Read more »


Desperately need a Bunionplasty℠

I love wearing high heels (even on the streets of New York City!) and desperately need a Bunionplasty®. Will the surgery change my ability to wear heels afterwards? I am only 33 and plan on wearing heels for years to come! Bunions can prevent women from wearing their fashionable high heel shoes.  Women  commonly undergo… Read more »