Kidner Procedure

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During this outpatient procedure, the physician removes a problematic accessory navicular bone. The accessory navicular is an abnormal, unnecessary bone found in a small percentage of people. It is located on the inner side of the foot.

What is the Kidner procedure?

This detailed video explains the entire process of the Kidner procedure, including preparation, accessing the accessory navicular, removing the extra bone, reattaching the tendon, and end of procedure. Most patients will be able to resume normal activities within 10-12 weeks.