Most podiatrists recommend bunion surgery when the bony, red protrusion becomes so severe that it interferes with daily life. However, the operation is not without its costs.
Runners encounter a catalog of foot, leg and hip problems as a result of their chosen athletic activity, bunions and hammer toe being among them.
Individuals who dance, play sports, wear high heels regularly or have a hereditary predisposition to bunions may begin to notice at some point that their big toe is curving toward the others, and that a bony bump has formed at the toe’s joint.
In January, the Patriots’ Most Valuable Player, Tom Brady, underwent surgery for a stress fracture in his foot, but news sources report that the football star’s ability and dedication to his sport have been showing in recent practices.
Nurses often spend long shifts on their feet, running around hospitals and healthcare facilities to tend to patients who are in serious need of medical care.
Podiatrist Neal M. Blitz is the chief of foot surgery and associate chair of orthopaedics with the Department of Orthopaedics at Bronx-Lebanon Hospital Center
A team of scientists at Indiana University and Purdue University have recently discovered that hip strengthening exercises effectively reduced a common knee problem, known as patellofemoral pain