Hallux Valgus (Bunion) Abroad: Lithuania

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  GBP:   1.400 £  
  USD:   1.900 $  
  EUR:   1.610 €  

The price includes:

  • consultation with the surgeon
  • necessary health tests
  • surgery
  • implants
  • anaesthesia
  • hospitalisation (1-2 days)
  • 24/7 personal assistance during your stay
  • transfers to / from the airport, hotel and clinic
  • all documents translated in English
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Experienced foot and ankle surgeon

Our surgeon - Gintautas Pocius

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  • More than 10 years working experience
  • 500 surgeries per year
  • Fluent in English
  • UK General Medical Council certificate
  • Training abroad: the USA, Hungary, Spain, Germany, Sweden, France, Germany
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What sets us apart from other clinics?
Experienced surgeons
Our clinic works with highly professional and educated surgeons. They have 10-20 years of experience in the field of orthopaedic surgery. They each perform 500 surgeries per year. Our surgeons are board-certified in the UK. Moreover, our surgeons are members of various prestigious surgical societies both Lithuanian and international. Find more information about our surgeons here.
Modern clinic
The clinic is equipped with modern diagnostic and surgical facilities, all analogous to those in Western European clinics. You will be looked after by professional English speaking staff.
The wards are fully furnished and equipped with TV, WC and air conditioning. Free Wi-Fi is available while staying in the clinic.
One of the biggest surgical centres in the Baltics
Our clinic is one of the biggest surgical centres in the Baltic region. We work with patients from various countries, among which Great Britain, Norway, Sweden, Denmark, Germany, Switzerland, etc.
Despite the size of the clinic we provide our patients with personal care and assistance. The majority of big public hospitals due to high volume of patients do not have enough resources and medical personnel to pay personal attention to each patient. Whereas we are fully focused on providing exceptional care and undivided attention for our patients.
Without any additional fees patients are tended in the clinic as long as they need. We only discharge our patients from the clinic when they are in a good health state and ready to leave.
Half the price
All inclusive price, which is twice lower than in Western European clinics.
Our clinic works with medical professionals of highest education and experience level and uses the same materials as the clinics in Western Europe. More often than not, the quality of our clinic‘s facilities exceed the ones in Western European clinics.
The price difference is only due to considerably lower average salaries and taxes - which is the main reason for medical travel everywhere around the world.
24/7 personal assistance
During your entire stay in Lithuania you will receive personal care as well as transport to and from the clinic, hotel, and airport. You will not have to worry about a thing. You will be assisted from the moment of plane landing in Vilnius or Kaunas airport till your departure.
Flexible date-wise
Our clinic is flexible date-wise and can usually arrange your surgery on the date convenient for you.
All English speaking staff
Everyone in our clinic speaks English, including customer service desk, nurses, assistants and the surgeon.
We speak in 8 languages
Our clinic is the only clinic in Europe that offers customer service in 8 languages, among which English, Norwegian, Swedish, Danish, German, Spanish, Russian, and Lithuanian.
Testimonials from former patients
We can give you lots of testimonials from our previous patients that had orthopaedic surgery in our clinic. They can tell you their stories and help you make a decision.
Direct flights
2-3 hour regular flights operate from all main airports in the UK & Ireland. Lithuania is closer than you thought. You can find the list of direct flights here. Please note that airlines constantly add new flights and new destinations, therefore feel free to contact us if you need help choosing the flight that suits you best.
Credibility of country
Lithuania has been a part of the EU and NATO since 2004. Lithuania has one of the fastest growing economies in the whole region and the second fastest internet speed in the world. Lithuanian medical schools have trained many medical professionals who are highly appreciated and employed by many foreign hospitals, among which hospitals in the UK.
What is Hallux valgus (Bunion)?

The term Hallux valgus comes from Latin, ''hallux''  meaning the big toe and ''valgus'' - to lean outward. In other words, Hallux valgus (Bunion) is a foot deformity that involves the shift of the big toe out of place towards the other toes creating a bump.

Hallux valgus surgery abroadDue to persistent pressure from shoes or the ground the big toes continues to go towards the next toe, as a result toe joint looses its balance and the natural range of movement becomes limited. It is important to note, that a bunion condition progresses with time and if not treated it may become severe.

What causes Hallux valgus (Bunion)?

Most often bunion is caused by wearing uncomfortable shoes that squeeze and crush toes forcing them into abnormal position.  Bunions are also heredity and may be inherited in a family. Another cause for this deformity is arthritis.

When Hallux valgus (Bunion) surgery is required?

Normally Bunion is treated with non-surgical ways but when these measures do not help to relieve the pain and improve the condition surgery is recommended. For instance, if pain obstructs performance of the regular daily activities such as walking without pain. Toe may become stiff and it may be impossible either straighten or bent it.

Hallux valgus (Bunion) surgery

During the surgery the abnormal position of the big toe is treated in order to narrow the foot, achieve shape that is more close to the natural and restore the balance of the joint. There is a number of different surgeries for bunion. Which one is performed depends on the severity of the damage and the shape of the foot. Surgery may include the shortening of the loose and sloppy tissues or the removal of the impaired joint parts, securing the parts with screws for the healing process or the realignment of the joint.

Rehabilitation after hallux valgus surgery

At first a patient is required to wear a protective cast and walk with a cane for the first days. Later on it is central to follow rehabilitation plan to achieve  the best results and ensure successful healing, to strengthen the foot and improve the range of movement. Read more about hallux valgus Lithuania

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