what to know when considering bunion surgery in NYC
17Aug, 2015

6 Frequently Asked Questions About Bunion Surgery in NYC

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Bunions can be an extremely uncomfortable condition and for some, surgery may be the best option to achieve long-term relief. Orthopedic foot and ankle surgeon, Stuart Katchis, M.D., is a leader in treating bunions and performing bunion correction surgeries. He has helped hundreds of patients get back on their feet pain-free with remarkable results.   If you are considering bunion surgery in NYC, here’s a look at Dr. Katchis’ answers to the most frequently asked questions.   1) What are bunions? A bunion is a foot condition caused by misalignment […]
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woman back on her feet running after bunion surgery
29Apr, 2015

How to Treat Bunions With Less Elevation Time

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If you’re suffering from a bunion and evaluating your treatment options, a major factor in the decision-making process has to do with recovery time. In fact, many individuals procrastinate and put off surgery for months or even years based upon this consideration, which traditionally could range from six weeks to six months and require plenty of elevation time.   Fortunately, there’s a new way to treat bunions that gets you back on your feet much faster – so fast that most patients can actually bear weight on the affected foot […]
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Foot Rehabilitation
30Mar, 2015

Podiatrist and Orthopedic Foot & Ankle Surgeon: What’s the Difference?

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The difference between a podiatrist and orthopedic foot and ankle surgeon frequently causes confusion – and understandably so. If you conduct a web search for “foot surgeon” you will likely get a mixed bag of results for practices and physicians with degrees ranging from M.D. to D.P.M. Podiatrists and foot and ankle surgeons treat many of the same conditions, which can make it quite difficult to decide where to go when you have a foot or ankle problem.   For many patients, the choice comes down to personal preference. You […]
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