Most of the many surgical corrections of the joint at the level of the first metatarsal do not require that offloading of a cast.  However, there are several more extensive procedures that may require complete offloading and immobilization with a below-knee fiberglass cast. Most of the surgical corrections of bunions require a soft post-operative dressing and a rigid post-operative shoe.

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If you are looking for foot care, you should reach out to an experienced podiatristAustin Foot and Ankle Specialists can help. Our office provides a wide variety of advanced, effective treatment options for all kinds of painful conditions. Ready to schedule an appointment? Contact us online our Austin office at 512.328.8900.

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