All general podiatry and specialist in forefoot corrective surgery

Any surgical or invasive procedure carries risks. The information provided here is for general educational purposes only. Before proceeding, you should discuss your particular situation with Dr Bours or seek a second opinion.  Call us on  9252 2088.



It is a continuing disease process.

Finding shoes that fit.

They look ugly !

Loss of function, which is usually over looked.

Nail problems from a distorted toe

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Buckled curley toe

Buckled, curley toes


Pain either from rubbing on shoes.

Finding shoes to not rub them is difficult.

The function of the toe to propel us forward is reduced.

Nail problems form rubbing on shoes

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Pain in the legs and inside the foot.

Posture compensation.

Knee pain.

Distorting toes that curl to grip the ground.

Flat feet can cause bunions.

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Minimal Invasion Surgery

To reduce risks and complications of surgery.

New techniques allow for special instruments to be inserted through small holes in the foot and used to straighten bone and release tight tissues.

This can be performed in-office

Under local anaesthetic.

Dr Paul Bours’s 30 year clinical experience

Dr Paul Bours has graduate and post graduate qualifications in electrotherapeutics , orthotics, manual therapy and pharmacotherapy which enables him to offer patients a wide variety of treatment options before surgical intervention.

His philosophy is that surgery is the last option, rather than the only option.

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Paul Bours
Ambulatory foot
Sports Medicine Australia
American College
Australian College