Bunionectomy Procedure Animations
1. Austin bunionectomy with K-wire fixation
This is the classic Austin using a single .062 inch K-wire for fixation.
2. CBWO with screw fixation
Uses an oblique wedge osteotomy to allow for screw fixation.
3. Akin bunionectomy with screw fixation
This is a modified Akin using a long oblique wedge osteotomy of the proximal phalanx to allow for single screw fixation.
4. Tailor's Bunion correction with k-wire fixation
Partial ostectomy of the lateral aspect of the fifth metatarsal head followed by an oblique wedge osteotomy and k-wire fixation.
Tarsal Tunnel Syndrome Animation
Tarsal Tunnel Release
Release of the laciniate ligament for the treatment of tarsal tunnel syndrome.
A gait cycle animation showing pull of plantar fascia as a contributing factor to heel pain. Also includes an animation showing how an orthotic helps during the gait cycle.
Dorsal approach to removal of an intermetatarsal neuroma in the third interspace.
Heel Pain Animation
Heel Spur Procedure
Open procedure using the traditional medial approach. EPF procedure shows transection of medial band of the plantar fascia. Both procedures start with a short animation as to the etiology of heel pain. NEW!! Extracorporeal Shock Wave Treatment (ESWT) is also demonstrated.
1. Straight Incision
Proximal phalangeal head resection of a lesser digit using longitudinal incision.
2. Fifth Toe Derotational Arthroplasty
Correction of varus rotated fifth toe with heloma involves derotation skinplasty via two semi-elliptical incisions followed by proximal phalangeal head resection.
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