Low temperature will reduce this inflammation as a result of which the swelling will decrease. A part of the metatarsal bone or the entire affected bone may be cut. ☛ Screws or pins may be used to hold the position of the bone. http://www.expertselfpublishing.com/clairehunterhub/2016/08/26/essential-aspects-of-orthopaedic-surgery-uncovered/Are your feet and hands cold most of the time? They are very easy to use and inexpensive. In short, simple corns and calluses are not a matter of concern, and is mostly considered a cosmetic problem. Another common surgery called ‘arthrodesis’ can also be performed. Severity of ankle pain or foot pain depends upon how much the ligaments are stretched or torn. Few other splints allow you to melt down the rigid piece in the exact shape that matches the shape of your bunion. Pathological causes of fractures include diseases like osteoporosis in which there is abnormal loss of bone tissue. Scars are barely noticeable.