The problem with multiple surgeries on the same part of the body, in this case, your big toe joint, is that surgeons never come close to doing the kind of job mother nature did when we were put together in the first place. I am not saying you will not require a second procedure, as I do not have the luxury of actually examining you, but I what I would say is that before you jump into surgery you try a couple of other things. Symptoms of bunions are the prominent bump with redness from rubbing in shoes, grinding of the joint, pain , swelling, burning and occasionally even numbness. When treating bunions, the initial approach is conservative therapy of orthotics, padding, and strapping. These treatments are similar to the concept of putting the napkins under the unsteady table to make it less hypermobile. But, at some point the bunion gets to the point where surgical correction is necessary. Just as there is probably a dozen ways to take the unstable table to the shop and make it functional, there a dozen ways to correct a bunion. In milder cases, the simplest remedy would be just properly fitting shoes with a comfortable toe-fit and the use of various orthotics or accommodative padding and shielding such as corn plasters. In most cases bunions are caused by the faulty mechanical structure of the foot which is usually inherited. It is not the bunion itself that is inherited, but certain foot types that make a person prone to developing a bunion Although wearing shoes that crowd the toes won't actually cause bunions in the first place, it sometimes makes the deformity get progressively worse. One may experience plantar fasciitis during pregnancy or after gaining weight. It is also associated with an increase in activity. So, if you are taking on more shifts at work or began a new work out plan, you may start to feel some foot discomfort. For those interested in bunion treatment , you might wonder, “What are bunions”? Bunions ( hallux valgus ) are bony prominences on the outside edge of the big toe where the toe meets the main bones of the foot. Bunions are a combination of three medical conditions that include enlargement of soft tissue; deformities in foot bones, called hallux abducto valgus; and a third condition called metatarsus primus varus. The hallux condition is a rotated big toe that either pushes toward the second toe, sits on top of it, or beneath it. Metatarsus primus is where the bone in the foot connecting to the big toe, rotates outward. Many people fear the thought of having surgery on their foot, toe or any part of their body. Fear is a natural emotion but when you are faced with the possibility of having to walk with a cane, crutch or walker for the rest of your life, minor outpatient surgery starts to seem more appealing. Since scientists are not able to grow new toes in a lab that they can offer, your main concern should be to walk without aid or difficulties. You receive numerous chances and opportunities in life but you only get two pinky toes to work with. Abunion is the enlargement of the big toe joint that causes the big toe to drift towards the second toe. If you imagine a gum ball sized bone enlargement stuffed in your shoe next to the big toe, that’s the type of pain bunion sufferers walk around with daily. Relief comes from a proven advanced technique that I have performed over the last 30 years. It involves removing the bunion enlargement and realigning the bone. Using the Swiss Compression Technique, it takes less than a hour to complete the correction and the benefit of this new procedure is the ability to walk on your foot right away.