PROstep minimally invasive surgery patients share their experiences before and after bunion correction surgery.
“For over 70 years, I lived with bunions. The pain was one thing, but they were so unsightly that I was embarrassed to show my feet in public—I didn’t even have the confidence to walk into a shoe store! But now, thanks to PROstep MIS, there’s no more pain and whole lot more shoe shopping.”
“Before PROstep I feared that I would have to give up my nursing career and passion for bodybuilding. PROstep gave me my life back!”
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