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Minimally-Invasive Bunion Surgery

Painful bunions? Hard to find comfortable shoes? We can help.

Take steps to ease your pain with our innovative, minimally invasive solution that will have you back on your feet almost immediately, not the usual 6-8 weeks.

Griffin Health is at the forefront in bringing this revolutionary technique to the Northeast. Our procedure uses a tiny incision that is 4X smaller than the traditional bunion surgery for less pain and faster healing. Many of our patients are able to start a walking recovery almost immediately after surgery in a special shoe designed for safe and comfortable recuperation.


Hi there! My name's Amy Gagne.

I'm your Orthopaedic Care Specialist. I'm here to help guide you through this process - if you have any questions, send me an email or call 203-732-7524.

Individualized Treatment Options

Bunions - known as hallux valgus - are bony protrusions at the base of the big toe. They are permanent unless treated surgically. Some people can temporarily relieve their pain with gel pads, inserts, and wide shoes, while others may need a podiatrist to fashion bunion splints or prescribe anti-inflammatory medication.

Whether it is truly an issue with bunions or something else, our physicians approach each situation as unique and offer the right solution for you based on scientific and clinical expertise.

Back on Your Feet in Hours, Not Weeks!

Your individual situation will be extensively evaluated to determine if you’re a candidate for our minimally invasive technique to fixing foot pain and disfigurement associated with bunions.

The greatest long-term benefit to our minimally invasive bunion surgery is that typically there is no need to touch the joint as is necessary with traditional bunion surgeries. This means our patients can actually walk in a special shoe immediately following surgery, not the usual 6-8 weeks with traditional bunion surgery.

Additional benefits of minimally invasive bunion surgery:

  • Smaller incisions and scars (4-5 times smaller than traditional bunion surgery)
  • Considerably less pain and swelling
  • Shorter operating time
  • Reduced need for pain medication
  • Less likely to experience complications or infection

By not impacting the large joint where your big toe and foot meet you will likely:

  • Experience less pain in your short recovery (2-4 weeks in a walking orthopedic shoe)
  • Maintain full range of motion and function of the joint
  • Be less likely to develop arthritis as you age

Want to learn what Minimally-Invasive Surgery entails?

Less damage, less pain, faster recovery, less visible scarring, improved cosmesis

Surgical Steps

Small incisions

Cut lower bone

Held with screws

Cosmetic and mechanical improvement

Want to learn more? Watch our experts explain bunions here:

walking in heels

Don’t let your bunions get in the way of enjoying your active life. Take steps to learn more about this innovative and scientifically proven solution to foot pain.

Contact us today to take the first step.

For more information, contact our Orthopaedic Care Specialist Amy Gagne at agagne@griffinhealth.org or call 203-732-7524.