Occasionally, patients can develop pain caused by their hardware. If this occurs, the hardware can usually be removed 4 to 6 months after the bone has completely healed. The removal of the hardware is usually a minor surgical procedure.
Bunion Surgery (Osteotomy) Risks -- Pain With Hardware
Clip Number: 26 of 31Presentation: Bunionectomy With Osteotomy -- Severe Deformity
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