Find out how your Warminster podiatrist can treat some of your foot problems with only minor surgery.
No one likes thinking about surgery. In fact, the word might immediately evoke anxiety and stress, but what if your Warminster and Newton podiatrists Dr. Jack Gorman and Dr. Howard Shapiro told you that you could treat some minor foot problems without needing invasive surgery? Find out more about minimal incision podiatric surgery, what we use it for and if it could help you get back on your feet again.
What can minimal incision podiatric surgery treat?
Warminster and Newton podiatrists Dr. Gorman and Dr. Shapiro may recommend this minimally invasive procedure if you are looking to get rid of bunions, corns, calluses or chronic heel pain (plantar fasciitis).
What does getting minimal incision podiatric surgery in Warminster entail?
This procedure is generally performed with local anesthesia. Minimal incision podiatric surgery is performed right here in our office as an outpatient procedure. How long your procedure takes will range based on a case-by-case basis, but expect to be here for around an hour.
What are the benefits of opting for minimal incision podiatric surgery?
The title alone says it all; because your Warminster and Newton podiatrists Dr. Gorman and Dr. Shapiro are only creating a small incision in the foot your recovery period will be particularly faster than other foot surgeries. This also means fewer side effects and less scarring. Some of our patients are even able to walk out the door immediately after treatment.
Furthermore, since you don’t have to go to the hospital for minimal incision podiatric surgery, you won’t have to worry about the exorbitant cost that comes with having a procedure performed in a hospital or under the supervision of an anesthesiologist.
Are you interested in finding out if minimal incision podiatric surgery is right for your foot problems? The best way to find out is to schedule a consultation with your Warminster and Newton podiatrists Dr. Gorman and Dr. Shapiro. Many minor but chronic ailments can find immediate and long-term relief just by opting for minimal incision podiatric surgery. So, what are you waiting for? Get back to your active lifestyle once again by talking to Bux-Mont Foot & Ankle Care Centers about our podiatric treatments.