Jarryd Hayne, returner/running back of the San Francisco 49ers, recently shared that he would be undergoing surgery after the team’s mandatory minicamp. On the morning following his surgery Hayne posted a picture of his bandaged foot onto Instagram, sharing his desire to once again be active. Hayne reportedly had surgery for a cyst on the arch of his foot. Even with the cyst present on his foot, Hayne was a full participant in the 49ers’ minicamp. Recovering from the surgery means that Hayne will be facing an uphill climb for a roster spot as he heads into training camp.
Foot surgery is sometimes necessary to fix a foot ailment. If you have any concerns about your foot and ankle needs contact Dr. Carl Ingrassia of Fords Foot and Ankle Care. Our doctor will treat your foot and ankle needs.
When Is Surgery Necessary?
Foot and ankle surgery is generally reserved for cases in which less invasive, conservative procedures have failed to help with the problem. Some of the cases in which surgery may be necessary are:
- Removing foot deformities like bone spurs and bunions
- Severe arthritis that has caused bone issues
- Cosmetic reconstruction
- Bunionectomy for painful bunions
- Surgical fusion for realignment of bones
- Neuropathy decompression surgery to treat nerve damage
What Types of Surgery Are There?
The type of surgery you receive will depend on the nature of the problem you have. Some of the possible surgeries include:
Benefits of Surgery
Although surgery is usually a last resort, it can provide more complete pain relief compared to non-surgical methods and may allow you to finally resume full activity.
Surgical techniques have also become increasingly sophisticated. Techniques like endoscopic surgery allow for smaller incisions and faster recovery times.
If you have any questions please feel free to contact our office located in Fords, NJ. We offer the newest diagnostic tools and technology to treat your foot and ankle needs.