Lapiplasty

Lapiplasty

Got Bunions?

Get Lapiplasty®
3D Bunion Correction®

• Fixes the root cause (an unstable joint)1,2
• Provides a 3D fix for a 3D problem
• Get back on your feet quickly* in a walking boot1, 2

Are Bunions Limiting Your Activities and Lifestyle?

Bunions can be very painful. With each step, your entire body weight rests on that bunion. Ouch! Conservative treatment options can help alleviate pain, but will not fix the problem because bunions are a progressive disorder that will not go away on their own without surgical correction.

Bunions Are More Than a Bump

Bunion Surgery Has Changed

A common misconception is that a bunion is simply a “bump” that can be “shaved off.” But, bunions are more than a bump – they are complex 3D problems caused by an unstable joint in the middle of the foot. While the majority of bunion surgery is only 2D and fails to address the root cause, the Lapiplasty® Procedure provides a 3D correction and secures the unstable joint.

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New Speed Plate Advantage

Speed Plate is a new advancement on the Lapiplasty Bunionectomy providing a lower anatomic contour lessening the chance of shoe irritation in the instep.

Dynamic Compression

Offers continuous compression across the fusion site.

Lower Anatomic Contour

Implant shape accommodates intercuneiform joint and tibialis anterior insertion.

 

The Speed Plate Offers Broad Versatility

For Lapiplasty 3D Bunion Correction

Fix It Right The First Time

How Does Lapiplasty®
3D Bunion Correction® Work?

While traditional 2D osteotomy surgery cuts & shifts the bone to address the cosmetic bump, Lapiplasty® 3D Bunion Correction® does more — it corrects the entire bone in 3D and secures the unstable foundation to get you back on your feet typically within 3-10 days in a walking boot. The Lapiplasty® Procedure has also shown low recurrence; 97% and 99% maintain 3D correction in 13 and 17 months respectively.

Lapiplasty®

3D Bunion Correction

  • Returns entire bone to normal alignment; a 3D correction
  • Secures the root cause; an unstable joint
  • Get back on your feet quickly in a boot; many cases within 2 weeks

Traditional

2D Bunion Surgery

  • Unnaturally cuts & shifts bone; only a 2D correction
  • Addresses cosmetic “bump” only; not the root cause
  • 1 day to 6 weeks non-weight bearing in a post-operative shoe
 

Within Two Weeks Begin to put some weight on your foot.
Next 4-6 Weeks
Walk in a boot and return to daily activities
At 6-8 Weeks
Transition back into comfortable shoes
At 4-6 Months
Resume most activities and return to normal footwear

Get Back on Your Feet Quickly

Recovery From Lapiplasty®

A typical recovery timeline is detailed below. However, timepoints and doctor’s orders vary based on each patient’s condition. Be sure to ask your doctor what your particular recovery protocol will look like.

Lapiplasty® Before & After Results

Changing Bunion Correction for Good

The Positive Effect of Lapiplasty®

Americans are affected by a bunion deformity.

of Lapiplasty® patients maintained their 3D bunion correction at 13 months.

average days for Lapiplasty® patients to begin bearing weight on their operative foot in a boot.

clinical publications directly support the Lapiplasty® procedure.

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Houston, TX 77079

Phone: 281-497-2850

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