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  • September 2007 | Volume 20 - Issue 9
    By Trenton K. Statler, DPM
    22,191 reads | 0 comments | 09/03/07
    The surgical correction of hallux valgus (aka bunion) is one of the most common operations a foot and ankle surgeon will face. With over 130 procedures described to date, no one procedure has proven to be the definitive solution for every bunion situation. However, the common denominators for success remain osseous realignment and soft tissue balancing. The location of the sesamoid complex in relationship to the first metatarsal plays an integral part in determining whether one has achieved this realignment and balancing act. The exact etiology of hallux valgus still remains rather controve ... continue reading
    By Bora Rhim, DPM, and Babak Baravarian, DPM
    12,568 reads | 0 comments | 09/03/07