Frequently Asked Questions

We understand that opting for surgery can be a big decision, therefore we have answered our most common questions below to help you with any queries you may have. If your question is not answered below, please don’t hesitate to contact us. We are here to help!

No, the fees incurred by post operative dressings, follow up appointments and if necessary, X-Ray investigations are all included in the initial surgery fee.

We commonly receive referrals from friendly GP’s, however we are able to see you without a referral from your GP.

This really depends on the treatment that you receive. We provide ambulatory foot surgery that is aimed at returning you to normal weight-bearing as soon as possible. Key hole, Endoscopic surgical techniques speed up post-operative non-weight post-operative recovery and it is not uncommon for patients to return to normal walking activity 2-5 days post-operative when using this technique.

Pain is subjective and it is impossible for anyone to offer you guarantees or assurances that your bunion procedure will be pain free. We offer the latest surgical techniques that, in most cases, offer post-operative discomfort 48 hours following your surgery, that reduces to mild discomfort after this initial 48 hour post-operative period. We provide written and verbal post-operative advice together with low grade, non-prescription pain medication that also helps to significantly reduce post-operative discomfort.