Individuals should be aware of bunion surgery risks
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Individuals should be aware of bunion surgery risks

People who experience bunions have to endue many side effects of the deformity, including foot pain, hindered mobility and the inability to wear certain shoes.

Chinese study reveals that genetics cause bunions
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Chinese study reveals that genetics cause bunions

Hong Kong Baptist University and the Center for Dr. Wu’s Bunion Surgery conducted a survey of more than 1,000 Chinese women and found that those who had bunions were likely to have mothers or grandmothers who also experienced the bony deformity.

Nurses have special needs for shoes hosiery especially those with bunions
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Nurses have special needs for shoes, hosiery – especially those with bunions

In today’s healthcare environment, nurses and other staffers are expected to work shifts as long as 12 to 16 hours, spending much of that time on their feet.

Visit a podiatrist to catch bunions in early stages
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Visit a podiatrist to catch bunions in early stages

The old adage that “prevention is the best medicine” may be especially true for deformities like bunions or hammer toe, which tend to progress and become harder to treat as the joint of the big toe becomes more inflamed and loses flexibility.

Weight loss may improve pain stemming from osteoarthritis and bunions
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Weight loss may improve pain stemming from osteoarthritis, bunions

Previous research has shown that overweight or obese individuals with bunions may have success in reducing their foot pain by shedding pounds.

Improper foot positioning may lead to ankle sprains
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Improper foot positioning may lead to ankle sprains

Podiatrists and chiropractors have long known that improper landing mechanics in walkers and runners have a tendency to lead to injury.

Cosmetic foot surgeries may increase bunion risk
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Cosmetic foot surgeries may increase bunion risk

It seems that every day there are new plastic surgery procedures to correct everything from crooked noses to pudgy stomachs. Recently, a new trend has surfaced,whereby celebrities are going under the knife to improve the appearance of their feet.

Bunion surgery may not be the best option
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Bunion surgery may not be the best option

While some bunion sufferers may consider surgery, a recent article in USA Today warns that it can be tricky and may provide imperfect results.

The side effects of a bunion
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The side effects of a bunion

Proper mobility of the foot is an essential component of a healthy lifestyle, since it allows an individual to exercise or play sports freely. As a result, hindered movement due to a bunion may have a serious impact on a person’s quality of life.