Minimally Invasive Foot Surgery: Recover faster and pain free with less scars.

What is Minimally Invasive Foot and Ankle Surgery?

Minimally invasive foot and ankle surgery allows the surgeon to use techniques that decrease the number and size of incisions that need to be made to help you achieve the expected outcome with less pain, less swelling, less recovery time and less scars. 

 

What foot and ankle conditions can be treated with Minimally Invasive Foot and Ankle Surgery?

The most common conditions treated with minimally invasive surgery are: bunion surgery, hammer toe surgery, corn removal surgery, plantar fasciitis surgery, heel spur surgery, big toe arthritis surgery and ankle arthroscopy surgery. 

 

What are the risks and benefits of Minimally Invasive Foot and Ankle Surgery?

Risks:

As with any surgery the risks that are present with MIS are the same as with conventional open surgery. The risks include: infection, swelling, pain, reocurrance.

Benefits: 

With MIS, patients typically decrease their risks of infection, pain and swelling. They have smaller and less visible sometimes non visible scars. Less chance of blood loss, less damage to muscles and other soft tissues, anxd a shorter less painful recovery time. 

 

 

 

 

Author
Dr. Walter Majdanski DPM, FACFAS Dr. Walter Majdanski DPM, FACFAS, is a board-certified foot and ankle surgeon and the founder of Local Foot Doc, with locations in Brooklyn and Queens, New York City, and in the neighborhoods of Woodhaven, Forest Hills, East Flatbush, and Astoria. As a top rated podiatrist in NYC he is highly skilled in minimally invasive bunion and hammer toe surgery and has also developed techniques to treat most foot and ankle conditions with minimally invasive surgery. Dr. Majdanski specializes in elective, reconstructive, and traumatic foot and ankle surgery, sports medicine (with a focus on sports injuries of the foot and ankle), pediatric podiatry, podiatric dermatology, and diabetic limb salvage and wound care. He is currently an active member of the teaching staff at Wyckoff Heights Medical Center Podiatry Residency program where he is involved in teaching and mentoring future graduates. Dr. Majdanski also lectures around the country and teaches the latest and newest techniques in foot and ankle surgery.

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