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Weil osteotomy worth it?

I want some advice on what I was told by my podiatrist. I have a pain in my forefoot that has been going on fro several years and nothing that has been tried really seems to help. She suggested surgery and we talked about a procedure called the weil osteotomy. I fel confident inwhat she was telling me, but then became concerned about seeing some information on the web about the procedure being controversial.

Does anyone have any insights?

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This can be a positive and negative of the internet. You can find more on your condition, but you can also find more misinformation about your condition as well.

The Weil Osteotomy is a good procedure for the right conditions. There can be a high complication rate if it is done for teh wrong condition or post-operative instructions are not carefully followed. I think a lot of ther porblems in the past with the Weil Osteotomy was becasue it was overused and used a lot when another procedure should have been used. I am not seeing many problems with it these days.

You are best discussing your concerns with the surgeon.

http://www.podiatry-arena.com/podiatry-forum/tags/index.php?tag=/weil-osteotomy/

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