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.
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
On the Huffington Post’s Healthy Living blog, podiatrist Neal M. Blitz ponders whether high heels should come with warnings of possible bunions, hammer toe or tight calf muscles.
Beginners in activities like spinning or running may be putting themselves at risk of foot injury or deformity if they don’t choose the right kind of shoe for their sport
A recent article in Consumer Reports states that the number of complaints and injuries as a result of wearing toning shoes – like Skechers’ Shape-Ups or Easy Spirit Anti-Gravity shoes – is on the rise.
On BunionSurvivor.com, a yoga enthusiast reported that the bunion surgery she had was successful in eliminating the bony protrusion stemming from the joint of her big toe,