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Lapiplasty®

Are bunions limiting your activities and lifestyle?

A common misconception is that a bunion is simply a “bump” that can be “shaved off.” But, bunions are more than a bump – they are complex 3D problems caused by an unstable joint in the middle of the foot. Conservative treatment options can help alleviate pain, but will not fix the problem because bunions are a progressive disorder that will not go away on their own without surgical correction. Lapiplasty® provides a 3D correction and secures the unstable joint.

How does Lapiplasty® 3D Bunion Correction Work?

A lot of powerful technology and advanced surgeon training combine to deliver the patented 3D Bunion Correction in an outpatient procedure. Let’s take a look.

How the Lapiplasty® Procedure works from Treace Medical Concepts on Vimeo.

Recovery from Lapiplasty®

A typical recovery timeline is detailed below. However, timepoints and doctor’s orders vary based on each patient’s condition. Be sure to ask your doctor what your particular recovery protocol will look like.

  • Within Days - Begin to put some weight on your foot
  • Next 4-6 Weeks - Walk in a boot and return to daily activities
  • At 6-8 Weeks - Transition back into comfortable shoes
  • At 4-6 Months - Resume most activities and return to normal footwear

Request an appointment online or call 606.784.6641 to schedule an appointment with St. Claire HealthCare Podiatry to see if Lapiplasty® is right for you.

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