Private Bunion Treatments

A bunion is a bony deformity of the joint at the base of the big toe.

By Andrew Hatfield
Updated: 7th August 2023

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Our consultant orthopaedic surgeons specialises in diagnosing and treating symptoms caused by bunion. If you are concerned about severe or persistent pain caused by a bunion you should speak to your GP. You can ask to see one of our orthopaedic consultant surgeons privately without any long delays.

How does a bunion develop?

A bunion develops as a result of a condition called hallux valgus, which causes your big toe joint to bend towards the other toes and become deformed. If symptoms carry on over a long period, your toe may need to be surgically corrected.

What treatments are available for bunions?

There is a range of non-surgical and surgical treatments available for bunions, including:

  • Orthotics
  • Bunion surgery
  • Minimally invasive bunion surgery (for mild deformities)

Which consultants treat bunions?

Consultants who treat bunions:

The most suitable type of treatment for you will be discussed at your appointments with your surgeon.

Want to be seen privately?

Whether you have medical insurance or decide to fund your care yourself, we deliver the very best of healthcare in a friendly and safe environment.

You will be offered an appointment at the earliest convenient date for you.

For information about booking an appointment you can contact us on 01744 746 425 or

The information on this page is for reference only and has been reviewed by appropriate medical or clinical professionals. The information contained on this page should not be a substitute for professional medical advice nor is it intended to be for medical diagnosis or treatment.