Bunion and Bunion Surgery (Chevron Bunionectomy)
A Bunion is a deformity affects the joint at the base of the big toe. It is a bony bump beneath the skin on the inner side of the foot. A bunion starts small, but over time it can grow to become very large. Bunions are more common in women.
Bunion surgery (Chevron Bunionectomy) procedure is performed to correct the bunion deformity. During the procedure, the surgeon may remove excess bone and then shift the toe into proper alignment. This surgery is commonly performed with regional anesthesia.