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New procedure gives those with bunions hope for faster recovery |

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Alyssa Zimmerman had bunion surgery in December she's in for a checkup.

"I've had a bunion since I was about 16 and playing soccer, and when I was playing soccer it was pretty painful," said Zimmerman.

She watched her mother go through the nearly yearlong process of recovering from bunion surgery and was skeptical about doing it herself, but a new minimally invasive bunionectomy done by Dr. Jonathan Kaplan of Hoag Orthopedic Institute gave her hope.

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