The recovery time for hammertoe surgery is approximately two to three weeks, and the recovery time for bunion surgery is approximately six weeks to six months, reports WebMD and the American Orthopaedic Foot & Ankle Soci... More »

Recurrence of bunions after surgery is unlikely, states Dr. Neil M. Blitz in the Huffington Post. However, people should wear orthotics to correct a hammertoe, avoid high heels and choose shoes that are large enough to a... More »

Bunions that form on the little toe are known as bunionettes, according to Mayo Clinic. Bunions occur when weight is distributed unevenly over the joints of the foot. The condition is commonly caused by wearing pointy sh... More » Health Conditions & Diseases Skin Conditions

After a hammertoe surgery, patients may receive special footwear to help them walk, and they must elevate the foot above the heart for the first several weeks of recovery, as stated by the American Orthopaedic Foot & Ank... More »

The recovery period for bunion surgery can take from six weeks to six months, WebMD says. The recovery period depends on the amount of affected bone and soft tissue. More »

During hammertoe surgery, patients either are placed under general anesthesia or remain conscious while the toe is temporarily numbed, and they can generally go home on the same day, according to the American Orthopaedic... More » Health Conditions & Diseases

To recover from hammertoe surgery, patients may need to use crutches or special shoes, keep their feet elevated at heart level and take care of the stitches, according to the American Orthopaedic Foot & Ankle Society. St... More » Health Conditions & Diseases