When Are Bunions a Big Concern?

When Are Bunions a Big Concern?

We all have our bumps on the road in life. Some of them end up on our feet. Perhaps you have noticed your big toe gradually shifting. Maybe that bump keeps rising. Or maybe you’ve lived with that bump for years and it’s basically your constant and unwanted traveling...
We Have a New, Advanced Procedure for Bunions!

We Have a New, Advanced Procedure for Bunions!

When it comes to surgical treatment for a bunion, there is more than one way to approach it. Try more than 100!These procedures can range from removing the bump itself, to realigning the joint, to correcting the soft tissues around the joint. These are reasonable...
How Are Bunions and Arthritis Related?

How Are Bunions and Arthritis Related?

Let’s start by defining our terms. A bunion is a bony, enlarged bump that forms on the inside of your foot, right at the base of your biggest toe. That joint is known as the metatarsophalangeal joint, or MTPJ. By contrast, arthritis—in broadest scope—is something of...
Tips for Relieving Bunion Pain

Tips for Relieving Bunion Pain

Bunion deformities, especially severe ones, can cause a world of pain. The bony bump that forms at the base of your big toe may rub uncomfortably against the inside of a shoe, and over time that friction can produce painful blisters and corns. Furthermore, as the...
Does My Child Really Have Bunions?

Does My Child Really Have Bunions?

Bunions, for better or worse, are sometimes thought of as an “old lady” problem. There is, to be fair, a smidgen of truth to that. After all, women are about 10 times as likely as men to develop this particular foot deformity, and because wear and tear is often a...