Are you really sure you want your operation under local anaesthetic?

May 31, 2017

I was advised by my GP as my blood pressure was higher than he would have liked to have foot surgery to remove a large ganglion under local anaesthetic. Mr…

Who said you can’t do sports after an Ankle Fusion?

November 1, 2016

One of the questions I get asked most often from patients with severe ankle arthritis is “will I be able to do sports after a fusion?”. Many are surprised when…

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A joint fusion operation is not as terrifying as one initially thinks, quite the opposite

October 27, 2016

As a specialist foot and ankle surgeon I carry out fusion (arthrodesis) operations every week for severe arthritis involving the big toe, midfoot, talonavicular, calcaneocuboid, subtalar and ankle joints. Almost every one…

A Patient’s Journey to Recovery

October 20, 2016

In this blog a patient discusses her experience following two operations, a 1st MTP joint fusion for hallux rigidus affecting her right foot and a bunion correction for her left…

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Is There A Case For Cosmetic Foot Surgery?

April 26, 2015

Traditionally, cosmetic surgery has been associated with procedures such as breast surgery, nose jobs and liposuction. However in the last decade there has been an increasing growth in cosmetic foot…