BUNIONS CAUSING A "SQUEEZE" IN YOUR SHOES?
Bunions are among the most common foot condition seen in podiatry. A bunion is an abnormal bony bump that forms at the joint at the base of the big toe. It causes the big toe to move out of line towards the other toes.Read more... Poorly fitted shoes, genetics, arthritis and flat feet are contributing factors toward the formation of bunions. Additionally, due to the use of high heels, women are ten times more likely than men to suffer from bunions. Choosing properly fitted shoes can help prevent and alleviate bunion pain. Use of insoles and bunion shields or bunion pads which help reduce pressure over the joint can also prevent the progression of a bunion.